What will I learn?

The Master of Business Information Systems (MBIS) program equips graduates and professionals from any discipline to become evidence-based decision makers, innovative problem solvers, responsible social citizens, and future leaders. The MBIS program provides specialised knowledge and skills in the area of business information systems, and can be tailored to include a second specialisation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

1. Evaluate and synthesize evidence to inform decision making

2. Create opportunities and novel solutions to organisational challenges

3. Work effectively with others to resolve challenges

4. Adapt to complex and uncertain situations

5. Engage, inform and influence stakeholders

6. Incorporate the influence of a changing global environment

7. Model ethical behaviour and make principled decisions

8. Apply specialised knowledge and skills in the area of business information systems.

9. Undertake a substantial independent research study

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Which department am I in?

ANU College of Business and Economics



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$45,690.00 (US$ 33,035) per year
Start date

21 February 2022


The Australian National University

Acton Campus,


Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark in the first 72 units of the degree to remain enrolled in the Master of Asian and Pacific Studies (Advanced). Students who do not achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark will be transferred to the Master of Asian and Pacific Studies.

For international students

Either: A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a credit average (GPA 5.0/7.0) Or: an ANU Graduate certificate in management with a credit average (GPA 5.0/7.0).

All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students

A maximum of 48 units of credit will be available based on the following conditions:

• Applicants with at least 10 years’ work experience (including 5 years documented management experience) may be eligible for 24 units of credit.

• Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or international equivalent in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units of credit (AQF level 7).

• Applicants with an Honours degree or postgraduate qualification in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units of credit (AQF level 8/9).

Students must achieve a minimum 70% weighted average mark in the coursework component and have the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project to continue to the research component.

Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic score of Overall 64, minimum score of 55 in each section.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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