12 months
37600 AUD/year
30600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In the Master of Business Information Systems at Swinburne University of Technology, you will learn what information systems can do, how they can be effectively deployed, computer coding, models to elicit business intelligence and ways to solve real problems.

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In the Master of Business Information Systems  at Swinburne University of Technology , you will straddle the world between computer coders and business decision-makers – a fast-growing and largely untapped space ready to be bridged by those with the relevant technical and business skills.

You don’t need to be a technological wonder to study this course, but you will need to develop relevant skills.

The Master of Business Information Systems develops expertise in technical, business modelling, analytical, communication, data visualisation, statistical analysis, stakeholder engagement and strategic skills. Close industry links and experience with corporate systems provide opportunities to practically apply knowledge learned. The course design also allows the choice of electives to complete a specialisation in related areas such as business analytics or project management. The Master of Business Information Systems is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), and endorsed by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA).

Upon successfully completing the Master of Business Information Systems, graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of the inter-disciplinary nature of information systems in organisations
  • critically evaluate the underpinnings of information systems, including business analysis, requirements analysis, database design and analysis, the management of information systems, IT project management and professional issues
  • critically evaluate a range of theories and practices pertaining to the use of information systems in organisations, and apply them in the context of business analysis, project management and information management
  • critically analyse organisational problems from both a broader information systems perspective and the specific perspective of business analysis, project management or information management
  • communicate effectively with key stakeholders, develop effective working relationships, as a member or leader of a team
  • demonstrate creativity and flexibility in the application of knowledge and skills to new situations, to solve complex problems, to respond to ethical organisational and IS/IT issues and dilemmas, and to think rigorously and independently
  • demonstrate a critical understanding and appreciation of the fundamental research principles, research methods, and/or research design within a chosen and/or specified context in the area of Information Systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Project Management
  • Business Analytics and Visualisation
  • Advanced Business Analysis 
  • IS/IT Research Project
  • Business Analysis Practice 
  • Contemporary Issues in Business Analysis
  • Business Process Management 
  • Governing Technology for Business Environents

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 092700K

Applicants are required to have one of the following:
  • completed a bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent OR
  • completed the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (available to International applicants only)

Applicants who have additional qualifications are eligible to enter the program with Advanced Standing and may be able to complete the program in less than two years.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
    • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
    • Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      37600 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 37600 AUD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      30600 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 30600 AUD per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Melbourne

    1501 - 2659 AUD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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