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The specialisation in Business Information Systems covers the application of modern digital technologies in the business domain. Students acquire the skills and techniques to carry out an effective business analysis with a view to improving business operations through the application of business information systems. The specialisation also enables students to gain an understanding of the role of business information systems in facilitating business transformation and implementing digital business models in increasingly competitive market environments. Units of study in this area cover business process integration, enterprise systems, information governance, and business transformation.

About this specialisation

To meet requirements for the Business Information Systems  specialisation in the Master's degree, you will complete five units of study (30 credit points), including:

(1) one six credit point prerequisite foundational unit of study:

  • Digital Business Foundations.

(2) four elective units of study (24 credit points) selected from the options listed for the specialisation, including:

  • Agile Project Management
  • Business Process Management
  • Business Transformation Projects
  • Data Visualisation
  • Enterprise Systems Management
  • Gadgets, Gods and Godzilla
  • Managing Business Intelligence
  • Strategic Information Systems Sourcing
  • Technology Enabled Business Innovation.

Note.  Elective units may not all be offered every year - please check the handbook for unit availability.

Graduate opportunities

Study in the field of Business Information Systems (BIS) allows students to develop skills in critical analysis, problem-solving, report writing, BIS-related leadership, group work and giving presentations. Employers are looking for employees who understand both business and technology issues and who have the skills to apply that knowledge in an organisational setting. BIS graduates can expect career opportunities such as business analyst, BIS manager, BIS security specialist, knowledge and information manager, business systems analyst, BIS project management, business process manager, BIS manager consultant.
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