Information Systems

Why study Information Systems?

Our Master's program emphasises the management of information systems and the computer technology that helps managers make decisions. Study the design, maintenance and use of software and applications in organisations as well as data modelling, databases, data communication systems and software engineering.

Specialised subjects include intelligent computing systems, cooperating computer systems, artificial intelligence, games technology, network engineering, software systems and web development. La Trobe designs its courses with your future career in mind and partners with a range of professional organisations for accreditation and registration. Refer to the detail for each course below to see what professional registration and membership options exist.

See Research for information about Master's by research, or PhD.

As a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for our 10% Alumni Advantage when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program.

Career opportunities

Graduates are prepared for careers in IT consultancy, business strategy, systems analysis, business analysis, project management, information systems management, database management, IT sales and marketing.


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Your study experience

Overseas study opportunities

As a La Trobe student, you can broaden your horizons by studying overseas with one of our global exchange partners. We have partnerships with more than 100 universities in over 30 countries throughout Asia, Europe and North and South America.

About the academic staff

You'll get to meet a large number of staff during your studies, from tutors through to lecturers and supervisors. View all staff in the College of Science, Health and Engineering.