Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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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 Steven Wright


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.


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 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