Master of Business Information Management and Systems
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.
Specialisations, majors and minors
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.
English language requirement
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.
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.
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 costs
Annual tuition fee (A$)
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
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:
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