Master of Management Information Systems
Be in demand with your advanced IT skills
Develop the technical skills needed to help large organisations operate smoothly. Nail the essentials such as programming and cyber security. Then discover how to manage enterprise systems, problem solve issues and make the best strategic decisions.
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What you'll learn
At the end of the program, students of the Master of Management Information Systems can:
- Apply critical thinking and technical skills to solve authentic business problems.
- Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills.
- Demonstrate mastery of a global body of management information systems knowledge and practice, including knowledge of research principles and methods.
- Independently initiate, plan and execute a substantial project to meet agreed deliverables.
- Justify decisions and judgements that address a complex business issue considering the ethical and social consequences.
Graduates will be well-placed to seek employment in management and leadership roles within private and public organisations employing information systems in a management context.
Possible future job titles:
Systems Analyst, IT Manager, Program Manager, Project Manager, Business Systems Analyst, Business Process Analyst
Accredited by: Australian Computer Society (ACS)
The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.
All applicants are required to meet the published entry requirements. Successful applicants with a Graduate Certificate qualification or higher in Information Systems may seek reduced course duration by applying for recognition of prior learning.
Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
- Bachelor degree; or
- Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
English Proficiency Requirements
Students can satisfy English competency requirements by showing any of the following:
• An IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0).
• Completion of a Bachelor degree from a country specified by ECU.
• Completion of 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent).
• Equivalent prior learning courses including at least five years relevant professional experience – as accepted by ECU.
• Completion of other tests, courses or programs as accepted by ECU.
Credit for previous study or work
Reduce the time it takes to finish your degree. For eligible students, ECU offers credit and recognition of prior learning (CRPL). There are 2 CRPL options:
• Credit transfer to acknowledge students’ formal learning at uni or TAFE.
• Recognition of students’ informal learning gained outside of the education system (for example workplace experience or volunteer training.)
This course is relevant to both information technology (IT) and non-IT professionals who wish to develop their skills in relation to information and communications technology and their application to business.
Management Information Systems (MIS) describes the broad opportunities for supporting the application of technologies to business. This course specifically addresses the business and technology issues arising from enterprise use of IT and covers technological, managerial and strategic issues. Students have the opportunity to select units to specialise in the area of data analysis for managerial decision-making, enterprise systems or program management.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
As a guide, core subjects in this degree can include:
• Programming Principles
• Information Systems Challenges in Management
• Business Systems Analysis
• Project Management
As part of your application, you’ll be guided through how to get the right degree structure in place for you.