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The constant flow of data into organisations has made postgraduate-level IT development and management specialists and information systems analysts increasingly valuable to organisations, both large and small.

Study at La Trobe University and experience industry-based, business-focused learning with leaders in the field, and benefit from strong industry partnerships with organisations such as Infosys and software giants SAP and SAS. Our highly experienced teaching staff partner with industry speakers to offer you practical course material and real-world problems to solve in a supportive environment.

The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) until 2019.* Membership in a professional body can broaden your career options and increase your value to employers, who can be assured of your competence and skill.

You'll gain transferable skills in data analysis, ICT problem-solving and system development. You'll learn business information processes, planning and project management. You'll undertake real-world business intelligence projects using leading software to give you the hands-on experience you need to make smart business decisions and become a leader in the field.

La Trobe is recognised both nationally and internationally for excellence in information and communication technology**.

Career opportunities

Our team will work with you to support your career aspirations. We have a strong internship program that will give you the edge you need in a competitive job market.

La Trobe graduates are helping businesses better connect with technology. They have gone on to careers with various software companies, banks and other high-profile organisations including:

  • Accenture
  • Allianz
  • CPA Australia
  • Deloitte
  • IBM India
  • SAP Australia.

You’ll be in high demand for roles such as:

  • Agile test analysts
  • business analysts
  • fraud analysts
  • ICT managers
  • program coordinators.

Your understanding of information systems and knowledge management will also open doors in:

  • business intelligence
  • data analysis
  • policy, strategy and governance
  • project management.

*Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details
** QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

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Master of Business Information Management and Systems

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount:
$29,800 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
Melbourne
Duration:
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Prerequisites:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is accredited by the Australian Computer Society until 2019. Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in the form of an Australian Bachelor's degree in a business-related field or an approved equivalent qualification will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four foundation subjects. Applicants without an undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant and cognate business experience will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four foundation subjects. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and/or employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Sample course structure

Foundation subjects

  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Statistics for Business and Finance
  • Principles of Economics
  • Sustainable Management and Marketing

Core subjects

  • Business Information Systems Management
  • Business Information Systems Design
  • Managing IT Projects
  • Enterprise Business Intelligence
  • Data Warehouse Concepts and Design
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence Project Design
  • Business Research Methods
  • Entrepreneurship in IT
  • Professional Topics in Business Systems
  • Business Intelligence Project Implementation

This sample course structure is only indicative. For an up to date version please consult the Handbook.

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Choose Master of Business Information Management and Systems at La Trobe

The constant flow of data into organisations has made postgraduate-level IT development and management specialists and information systems analysts increasingly valuable to organisations, both large and small.

Study at La Trobe University and experience industry-based, business-focused learning with leaders in the field, and benefit from strong industry partnerships with organisations such as Infosys and software giants SAP and SAS. Our highly experienced teaching staff partner with industry speakers to offer you practical course material and real-world problems to solve in a supportive environment.

The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) until 2019.* Membership in a professional body can broaden your career options and increase your value to employers, who can be assured of your competence and skill

You will gain transferable skills in data analysis, ICT problem-solving and system development. You will learn business information processes, planning and project management. You will undertake real-world business intelligence projects using leading software to give you the hands-on experience you need to make smart business decisions and become a leader in the field.

La Trobe is recognised both nationally and internationally for excellence in information and communication technology.**

Career opportunities

Our team will work with you to support your career aspirations. We have a strong internship program that will give you the edge you need in a competitive job market.

La Trobe graduates are helping businesses better connect with technology. They have gone on to careers with various software companies, banks and other high-profile organisations including:

  • Accenture
  • Allianz
  • CPA Australia
  • Deloitte
  • IBM India
  • SAP Australia.

You will be in high demand for roles such as:

  • Agile test analysts
  • business analysts
  • fraud analysts
  • ICT managers
  • program coordinators.

Your understanding of information systems and knowledge management will also open doors in:

  • business intelligence
  • data analysis
  • policy, strategy and governance
  • project management.

*Membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details
** QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

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Master of Business Information Management and Systems (059103F)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount ($A):
32 000
Campus:
Melbourne
Duration:
2 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program. NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is accredited by the Australian Computer Society until 2019. Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Sample course structure

Foundation subjects

  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Statistics for Business and Finance
  • Principles of Economics
  • Sustainable Management and Marketing

Core subjects

  • Business Information Systems Management
  • Business Information Systems Design
  • Managing IT Projects
  • Enterprise Business Intelligence
  • Data Warehouse Concepts and Design
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence Project Design
  • Business Research Methods
  • Entrepreneurship in IT
  • Professional Topics in Business Systems
  • Business Intelligence Project Implementation

This sample course structure is only indicative. For an up to date version please consult the Handbook.

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