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Master of Information Systems (Executive) (MC-ISEXEC) // Attributes, outcomes and skills

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Professional accreditation

The Master of Information Systems Executive will be seeking accreditation by the Australian Computer Society.

Intended learning outcomes

The Master of Information Systems (Executive) is designed to meet academic expectations set at an Australian qualification framework (AQF) standard level 9. The course level learning outcomes are designed to meet these standards.

A graduate of the MIS-E should:

  1. Have developed a sound knowledge and understanding of the management practice of Information Systems in organisations
  2. Have developed and applied skills in critical thinking and systems analysis suited to the application of Information Systems concepts and theories to real-world practice
  3. Have developed and applied skills related to business communication, interpersonal, and team skills suited to the application of Information Systems concepts and theories to real-world practice
  4. Have gained experience in identifying, understanding, evaluating and communicating strategic and operational issues in the real-world practice of Information Systems.
  5. Can demonstrate an understanding of professional codes of conduct and ethical standards as they apply to business practice
  6. Have advanced knowledge of research principles and methods in Information Systems

Generic skills

On completion of the course, the student should:

  • Have the ability to demonstrate advanced independent critical enquiry, analysis and reflection
  • Have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
  • Have in-depth knowledge of their specialist area
  • Reach a high level of achievement in writing, research or project activities, problem-solving and communication
  • Be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
  • Be able to examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
  • Have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment
  • Be able to initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces.

Graduate attributes

Graduates should have the ability to demonstrate advanced independent critical inquiry, analysis and reflection. The degree has significant engagement and involvement from local and international practicing information systems professionals.