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Monash University

Master of Business Systems (Research)

Course code: 0175 ~ Course abbreviation: MBusSys(Research) ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Information Technology

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Clayton)

Course description

This course aims to provide extensive research training in the analysis, design, development and application of information technology tools to business management. This involves the study of information technology and business-related techniques, practices and procedures in areas as diverse as management, commercial, financial, health and industrial systems. The research undertaken reflects the current interests of the school. The results are presented in a major thesis that must demonstrate wide reading and understanding.

Generally, if a student seeks to transfer to the Master of Business Systems credit will only be granted for two units.

Course structure

Course requirements

The course includes the hurdle requirement of passing a research methodology unit (FIT4005 IT research methods). The research results are presented in a major thesis that must demonstrate the candidate's ability to carry out research in the field concerned and show independence of thought. The thesis component can comprise 75-100 per cent, with the remainder taken in coursework units.

Students have a maximum of two years (full-time basis) to complete this course.

Contact details

Course coordinator

Dr Damminda Alahakoon