Overview

If you’re a student or a professional in the fields of information systems or computer science, this degree will enable you to advance into management and leadership roles in the industry. It’s designed to provide strong analytical and technical skills to assess, design, implement and manage business information systems in today’s fast-changing business environment, across multiple organisations.You will gain a thorough understanding of the conceptual, theoretical and practical frameworks underpinning a broad range of IT management functions, as well as awareness of contemporary issues and development in the new and emerging national and international IT management landscape.

Program Code

8435

CRICOS Code

077873C

Total units of credit (UOC)

72

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

24

Why choose this degree?

Through this degree, you will increase your information systems knowledge to advance into management and leadership roles in the ICT industry.

Who should choose this degree?

Professionals seeking to develop information systems core competencies required for contemporary mid-level to ‘C’ level IT management roles will pursue this degree.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Business IS Solutions Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • e-business Manager
  • Executive IS/IT Designer or Architect
  • IS/IT Manager
  • IS/IT Systems Planner
  • Software Development Manager
  • Technology Project Manager

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Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Australian Computer Society (ACS) at the Professional LevelPotential eligibility for SAS Certificate in Business Analytics

Entry requirements

Category A: To be eligible for the program (with credits), you need to have:

  • A recognised Honours degree (with a research thesis) in information systems, information technology or computer science, with a Second Upper Class (2.1) or better OR

Category B: To be eligible for the program (with credits), you need to have:

  • A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in information systems, information technology or computer science with a credit average as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator; and
  • At least 2 years full-time relevant work experience

For the 1.5 years full-time (or 3 years part-time) program (without credits)

Category C: To be eligible for the program (without credits), you need to have:

  • A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator; and
  • At least 1 year full-time relevant work experience

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$34,080*

Indicative Fee to Complete Degree

$52,080*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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