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Master of Business Administration/Master of Information Management and Systems

Course code: 3195 ~ Course abbreviation: MBA/MIMS ~ Total credit points required: 120 ~ 2.5 years full-time, 5 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Business and Economics

Study modes and course location

On-campus (Caulfield)

    Course description

This double-degree course aims to provide a broad-based foundation in business and management while providing existing and aspiring managers with the opportunity of developing specialist knowledge and expertise in information management and systems, with an emphasis on information systems development and business.

Course objectives

The learning goals of the course are for students to: provide managers and aspiring managers with an educational experience that will enable them to become outstanding leaders within organisations; develop knowledge and skills across a broad range of business disciplines to enable students to effectively manage and lead an organisation; develop specific knowledge and skills in information management and systems; further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities.

    Course structure

Course requirements

(a) Students must complete 10 core MBA units (60 points) as follows:

(b) students must complete 10 units (60 points) from the Master of Information Management and Systems:

(i) the following four foundation units (24 points):

  • FIT9003 Database systems design
  • FIT9004 Computer programming for business
  • FIT9005 Computer networks and architecture
  • FIT9006 Information technology management

(ii) a minimum of one professional track of four units (24 points) offered in the Master of Information Management and Systems

(iii) a maximum of two units (12 points) can be undertaken from other offerings from the Faculty of Information Technology.

    Professional Recognition

Details of educational requirements for professional recognition can be found under the Professional Recognition entry in the Faculty of Business and Economics section of the Postgraduate Handbook.

    Contact details

MBA programs: telephone +61 3 9903 1166; email:

Course coordinator

Associate Professor Peter Reed