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MIS Professional Specialisation // Subject options

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Subject Options

FOUNDATION CORE

50 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
INFO90002 Database Systems & Information Modelling
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90026 Fundamentals of Information Systems
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90081 Organisational Processes
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90088 Introduction to Application Development
Semester 2
12.5

LOWER CORE

50 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ISYS90048 Managing ICT Infrastructure
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90049 Business Analysis Modelling and Design
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90045 Professional IS Consulting
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90050 IT Project and Change Management
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

UPPER CORE

50 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ISYS90032 Emerging Technologies and Issues
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90043 Enterprise Applications & Architectures
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90038 IS Strategy and Governance
March
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90051 Impact of Digitisation
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

DISCIPLINE ELECTIVE

50 points

Students would normally select four subjects from the list of electives. Students may also study electives from elsewhere in the University and if interested they should discuss this with the MIS coordinator.

IS Project and Change Management

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ISYS90037 Managing IS Projects: People & Politics Not available in 2017 12.5
ISYS90040 Managing Change for IS Professionals
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90052 Managing Large Projects Not available in 2017 12.5
ISYS90087 Service Management and Innovation
Semester 1
12.5

IT Service Provision

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ISYS90055 Managing IT Outsourcing
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90036 Enterprise Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ISYS90034 B2B Electronic Commerce
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90070 Information Security Consulting Not available in 2017 12.5

Business Analytics

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MGMT90141 Business Analysis & Decision Making
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
COMP90049 Knowledge Technologies
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MAST90072 Data and Decision Making
Semester 1
12.5
ISYS90086 Data Warehousing
Summer Term
12.5

IT Innovation and Interaction Design

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ISYS90035 Knowledge Management Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ISYS90085 Interaction Design and Usability
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90039 Innovation & Entrepreneurship in IT
Semester 2
12.5

General Management

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MGMT90140 Management Competencies
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ECON90015 Managerial Economics
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MGMT90111 Management and Business Communication
Semester 1
12.5
ISYS90087 Service Management and Innovation
Semester 1
12.5
MKTG90037 Managing for Value Creation
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Accounting & Finance

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ACCT90004 Accounting for Decision Making
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ACCT90009 Strategic Cost Management
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ACCT90012 Corporate Reporting
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
BISY90009 Managing Information Technology
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
FNCE90060 Financial Management
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

People Management

Code Name Study period Credit Points
IBUS90004 Cross Cultural Management and Teamwork
March
August
12.5
MKTG90004 Marketing Management
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MGMT90011 Managing Stakeholders
Semester 1
12.5

Operations & Marketing

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MGMT90032 Operations and Process Management
Semester 2
12.5
MKTG90017 Digital Business and Marketing
Semester 2
12.5
MKTG90007 Service Management
Semester 1
12.5

Spatial Information

Code Name Study period Credit Points
GEOM90007 Spatial Visualisation
Semester 2
12.5
GEOM90008 Foundations of Spatial Information
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
GEOM90015 Spatial Data Infrastructure
July
12.5
GEOM90016 Advanced Topics in GIScience
Semester 1
12.5
GEOM90018 Spatial Databases
Semester 1
12.5

eHealth

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ISYS90069 eHealth & Biomedical Informatics Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ISYS90078 Health Data, Information and Knowledge
Semester 2
12.5
INFO90001 eHealth & Biomedical Informatics Methods
Semester 2
12.5
ISYS90077 EHealth Applications and Solutions
Semester 1
12.5
ISYS90076 IT Infrastructure for eHealth
Semester 1
12.5

Information Technology

Other technical computing subjects can be selected from the Master of Information Technology as elective subjects. See https://handbook.unimelb.edu.au/view/current/MC-IT for a list.

Industry Based Learning

- An application process must be completed for these subjects, see each subject’s Handbook entry.

- Not available to students undertaking the Research Specialisation, or subjects from the Research Studies elective stream.

- Students may only enrol in one of these subjects.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ISYS90080 IT Industry Placement Not available in 2017 25
ISYS90082 Industry Based IT Experience Project
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ENGR90033 Internship
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
25

Research Studies

- This elective stream is only available to students who have received 50 points or more of Advanced Standing. Other students should consider the research specialisation.

- MIS Course Coordinator approval is required for each subject. Students will normally be required to achieve at least a 75% average with no subject receiving less than 65%. Students will also normally achieve a mark of 80% in Research Methods to be able to continue in the research studies elective stream. Entry is dependent on the availability of a suitable supervisor for the chosen area of research.

- Not available to students undertaking any subject from the Industry Based Learning elective stream.

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ISYS90031 Research Methods in Information Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ISYS90044 Minor Research Project in IS
Semester 1
Year Long
Semester 2
25

Notes

Prior to 2015, INFO90002 Database Systems & Information Modelling was known as SINF90001 Database Systems & Information Modelling. Credit cannot be obtained for both subjects.

Links

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Last updated: 20 October 2018