The Master of Information Systems (MIS) Health Specialisation is a 200-point for those interested in a career in health and IT.
The Health specialisation has advanced coursework for careers spanning the IT management and Health management domains. Students have opportunities for industry based learning in the IT and Health sectors. The curriculum is aligned with national and international curriculum guidelines of the foundational discipline of Health Informatics.
Management Elective streams are available in areas such as: IS Project and Change Management, IT Service Provision, Business Analytics, IT Innovation and Interaction Design, and Spatial Information.
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