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Master of Information Systems - CC53




What will I learn?

The Master of Information Systems provides you the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in information technology, with a focus on business analysis skills at a professional level. Within this highly relevant framework you will be well prepared to contribute to future growth and change, whilst at the same time enhancing your individual advancement opportunities.

This course focuses on particular aspects of technology, management and organisations.

This course develops your capacity to manage the functional responsibility for choosing, implementing and maintaining information systems within an organisation in any industry.

All units have been aligned to the Australian Computer Society (ACS) core body of knowledge.


You are required to complete 15 units, comprising of 11 core units and four electives. As part of your core units, you will be required to complete either an internship or capstone stream. There are a variety of options available when selecting your electives. You may choose a four-unit minor in artificial intelligence, software design and development, mobile application development or networks and information security, or you may choose your four electives from a general elective list.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering and Technology



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,990.00 (US$ 22,828) per year
Term fee: AUD $16,830
Start date

10 July 2023, 6 November 2023


Brisbane Campus

160 Ann Street,



4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,990.00 (US$ 22,828) per year
Term fee: AUD $16,830
Start date

10 July 2023, 6 November 2023


Rockhampton North Campus

554-700 Yaamba Road,



4701, ROCKHAMPTON, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completion of a bachelor degree with the equivalent to an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised higher education institution. English requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge English: C1 Advanced , Cambridge English: C2 Proficiency - Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 162).

For international students

To gain entry to this course student must have:

A bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college; or a CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Information Systems, or equivalent.

English requirements

An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

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


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