La Trobe University

Master of Business Information Management and Systems


Start dates
March, July, November
2 years
Annual tuition fee (A$)
32 000
Studying the Master of Business Information Management and Systems will give you a greater understanding of the technologies and knowledge required for a successful career in business IT.

We're recognised both nationally and internationally for excellence in information and communication technology (ICT). Our course was developed with industry experts and is structured to meet the accreditation requirements of the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

We have strong industry partnerships with organisations such as Infosys, Telstra, SAP and SAS. This means you'll experience industry-based learning with leaders in their field.

Studying at our Melbourne Campus, you'll gain transferable skills in data analysis, ICT problem-solving and system development. You'll also learn business information processes, planning and project management. Real-world business intelligence projects will give you the hands-on experience you’ll need to make smart business decisions as a professional in this area.

Globally, there is high demand for postgraduate-level IT development and management specialists and information systems analysts. Our graduates are working as program coordinators, Agile test analysts, business analysts, fraud analysts, visualisation analysts and ICT managers.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Specialisations, majors and minors

Entry requirements

English language requirement

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of other Accepted English Proficiency tests and additional recognised English Language Proficiency Measures, such as English as the language of instruction.

Academic entry requirement

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.

Career outcomes

La Trobe graduates are helping businesses better connect with technology and are in high demand for roles as program coordinators, Agile test analysts, business analysts, ICT managers, fraud analysts and more. They've moved into careers with various software companies, banks and a range of other high-profile companies. These include names like Accenture, SAP Australia, Deloitte, CPA Australia, Allianz, IBM India, CoTe, Inlogik, ANZ, NAB, and Commonwealth Bank.

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.

Fees and scholarships

Annual tuition fee (A$)

32 000


Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.

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.

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