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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Information Technology

Managing facultyInformation Technology
Abbreviated titlePGradCertBIS
CRICOS code062923K
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)0.5 years FT, 1 year PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

Contact information is available at

Course coordinator

Dr Steve Wright


The Postgraduate Certificate in Business Information Systems is a course intended for those with a previous undergraduate qualification in business information systems, information management, or a closely related discipline.


This course aims to provide a thorough understanding of business systems, information systems or information management and to consolidate students' skills in the disciplinary areas that underpin the information technology field. It enables students to complement their detailed studies of a significant area of business information systems with elective study from a wide range of disciplines.


The course consists of four approved masters level units.


Students complete 24 points of graduate-level units selected from any of the Master of Business Information Systems (MBIS) specialisations listed under "Areas of Study".

Areas of Study

Progression to further studies

Successful completion of this course provides an entry point for students wishing to progress to the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems.


Postgraduate Certificate in Business Information Systems