Master of Business Administration (Information Systems)

The Master of Business Administration (Information Systems) develops graduate Business Managers and Information Systems specialist who are ready to participate in business as generalists. Graduates are prepared to be an effective conduit between both the information technology specialists and the key decision makers in the business. This program takes an interdisciplinary approach to provide work-ready graduates with real world skills. With themes of business intelligence, systems analysis and design, research and data systems projects and strategic planning.

Students can take advantage of our Study-period based system and suggested study pattern through our face-to-face study modes and complete the study in as little as four Study-periods. This course allows them to enter or exit via the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (GCBA) and Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (GDBA.

The Master of Business Administration (Information Systems) MBA(IS) is a masters by coursework program developed to embrace the demand for skilled individuals to work within the Management and IS sectors. The course is designed to provide flexible study options to enhance knowledge and skills to enhance career prospects. The MBA(IS) has a practical and interdisciplinary focus with the themes of four main areas:


Soft Skills Develops a range of foundation and soft skills including Adaptability, Collaboration, Analytical Skills, and Industry and Occupation Skills.
Contextual Specialisation Students are then introduced to the foundations of Information Systems (IS), project management and business process management
in relation to IS.
Technical Expertise Digital knowledge and skills are critical to students developing skills to being a conduit between the information systems specialists in
business and the more business-oriented members of an organisation.
Professionalism and Practice Research based Project and management, systems analysis, business intelligence and finally a professional practice, project based Unit to
integrate all areas.
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration
4 Units
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration
8 Units
of Business
12 Units


Master of Business Administration (Information Systems)


Course Overview

MBA (IS) program focuses on the dynamic intersection of business and technology, preparing
students to navigate the complex world of information systems. With a curriculum designed
to develop strategic systems thinking, leadership abilities, and proficiency in leveraging
technology for organizational success, our MBA (IS) program empowers graduates to drive
innovation and lead digital transformations in various industries.


Domestic students – 2 years ( 4 study-periods full time)
International Students – 2 years (Full Time)

Study Mood

Face to face

Course Fee

$39,600 Total Course Fee  |  $9,900/Semester  |  $3,300/Unit

Entry Requirement

Bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution (equivalent to AQF7)
OR Graduate Diploma (equivalent to AQF8).
OR Graduate Certificate (equivalent to AQF8) with a weighted average mark of 60% or higher.
Upon successful complete on of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GCBA)
with a weighted average mark of 60% or higher, students can transfer to the Master of Business
Administration (Specialisation) and receive credit for applicable units

English Proficiency

IELTS: Overall score 6.0 (or better) (with no band score less than 5.5)

TOEFL: Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores; Reading 12, Listening 11, Speaking 17 and Writing 20

Pearson (PTE Academic): Overall score 50 (or better) (with no score less than 42)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE) with a score of 169 above. No less than 162 in each skill

Course Structure

The Master of Business (Information Systems) consists of 6 – core Units, 5 specialist IS Units,
1 Capstone. (120 credit points total).


March, July, November

Delivery Location

Level 4, 303 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Core/Elective/Specialist/Capstone Units MBA (IS)
No. Core/Ele/Spl/Cap Code Core Unit Name
1 Core FIN400 Accounting and Finance for Business
2 Core MKT400 Marketing Management
3 Core MGT400 Change Management and Organisational Behaviour
4 Core BIS400 Business Information systems
5 Core MGT500 Leadership and Ethical Behaviour
6 Core MGT502 Strategic Management
7 Specialist BiSS02 Systems Analysis and Design
8 Specialist BiSS04 Business Intelligence
9 Specialist BiS604 Business Systems Planning
10 Specialist BiS606 Enterprise Architecture
11 Specialist PRO600 Research and Data Systems Project
12 Capstone WIL604 Business Project (Capstone)

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