The Master of Information Systems (MIS) Research Specialisation is a 200 credit point coursework degree for those interested in research or professional careers in IT management and digital business.
The research component of study will allow students to carry out independent and sustained research under appropriate supervision, to develop advanced research skills and techniques, and present their findings in a documented scholarly form. Elective streams are available in areas such as: IS Project and Change Management, IT Service Provision, Business Analytics, IT Innovation and Interaction Design, Spatial Information, and eHealth.
The research specialisation is only available to students who have received 37.5 points or less of advanced standing due to the compulsory subject requirements.
Intended learning outcomes
A graduate of the MIS should:
- Have developed a sound knowledge and understanding of the discipline of Information Systems
- Have acquired skills that will enable them to manage and change business processes through information and communications technology (ICT) and information systems.
- Have a broad business and real world perspective together with experience in applying business communication, interpersonal, and team skills to real situations.
- Have developed and demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills to apply information system theory to ICT management practice
- Have gained professional practice knowledge within the real world of IT Management through the industry links of staff teaching in the program
- Have developed skills and had experience in communication of ICT issues to justify, critically evaluate and explain real-world situations leading to IT management decisions
- Be able to demonstrate an understanding of professional codes of conduct and ethical standards
- Have advanced knowledge of research principles and methods in Information Systems
Last updated: 11 February 2021