Master of Business Information Systems From Swinburne University of Technology

Program Overview

In the Master of Business Information Systems (MBIS), you will learn what information systems can do, how they can be effectively deployed, computer coding, models to elicit business intelligence and ways to solve real problems.

In our MBIS, you will straddle the world between computer coders and business decision-makers – a fast-growing and largely untapped space ready to be bridged by those with the relevant technical and business skills.

You don’t need to be a technological wonder to study this course, but you will need to develop relevant skills.

Skills you will develop in this course:

  • Technical
  • Business modelling
  • Analytical
  • Communication
  • Data Visualisation
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Strategic Skills
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  Location

MelbourneAustralia

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  Course Duration

24 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AU$ 35,900

 Score

IELTS: 6.5

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Units of study

Core Units - (100 credit points)

Students must complete all 8 core units from the list below  

  • INF70005 Strategic Project Management *
  • INF70008 Business Analytics and Visualisation 
  • INF80001 Advanced Business Analysis * 
  • INF80003 IS/IT Research Project *
  • INF80006 Business Analysis Practice * 
  • INF80014 Contemporary Issues in Business Analysis
  • INF80028 Business Process Management * 
  • INF80042 Governing Technology for Business Environments *

Applicants are required to have one of the following:

  • completed a bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent OR
  • completed the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (available to International applicants only)


Applicants who have additional qualifications are eligible to enter the program with Advanced Standing and may be able to complete the program in less than two years.

1 year duration (full-time)


Applicants who have completed one of the following may be able to complete the program in 1 year of full-time study (or equivalent part-time study):

  • the Graduate Certificate of Business Information Systems; or
  • an honours bachelor degree in a related discipline


1.5 year duration (full-time)

Applicants who have completed one of the following may be able to complete the program in 1.5 years of full-time study (or equivalent part-time study):

  • a bachelor degree in a related discipline; or
  • a graduate certificate in a related discipline; or
  • a bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline and have two years relevant work experience* or
  • the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (available to International applicants only) PLUS either previous related discipline Higher Education Study, OR a minimum of two years relevant work experience*


English language requirements

  • IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0

Course fees
A$ 35900

Upon successfully completing the Master of Business Information Systems, graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of the inter-disciplinary nature of information systems in organisations
  • critically evaluate the underpinnings of information systems, including business analysis, requirements analysis, database design and analysis, the management of information systems, IT project management and professional issues
  • critically evaluate a range of theories and practices pertaining to the use of information systems in organisations, and apply them in the context of business analysis, project management and information management
  • critically analyse organisational problems from both a broader information systems perspective and the specific perspective of business analysis, project management or information management
  • communicate effectively with key stakeholders, develop effective working relationships, as a member or leader of a team
  • demonstrate creativity and flexibility in the application of knowledge and skills to new situations, to solve complex problems, to respond to ethical organisational and IS/IT issues and dilemmas, and to think rigorously and independently
  • demonstrate a critical understanding and appreciation of the fundamental research principles, research methods, and/or research design within a chosen and/or specified context in the area of Information Systems.

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