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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Offered byCaulfield School of Information Technology


  • Not all units may be available in any one year.


This specialisation produces business analysts and information systems analysts who work as business or information systems analysts in small to medium enterprises, large companies, financial organisations, government agencies and consultancy firms. Units are designed to provide management and technical expertise in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise systems, including information systems, financial systems, integrated business systems, web-based systems and systems that support e-Commerce, e-Government and e-Business.

In addition to entry-level system analyst/programmer knowledge and skills, and the desirable generic graduate attributes identified by the University, graduates should be able to:

  • design an appropriate solution for a business including traditional information systems to e-Business solutions
  • plan the development and implementation process of an enterprise system for an organisation
  • use accepted e-Business models for the development of solutions for an organisation
  • design and implement enterprise systems.

Graduates of the specialisation will also have a strong theoretical knowledge of systems development so that they can adapt quickly to changes in technology and methodology.


To qualify for an award with a specialisation in enterprise systems students complete the units outlined below:

Relevant Courses

  • 3345 Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems
  • 3344 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems
  • 3341 Master of Business Information Systems
  • 3342 Master of Business Information Systems Professional
  • 3343 Master of Business Information Systems (Honours)