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Master of Management Information Systems by Research
This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
The course normally comprises two years of full-time study or the equivalent part-time study. The program includes two stages. Stage 1 requires the completion of 120 credit points (6 units).
Stage 1 requires the completion of coursework units in research methodologies as well as the state of knowledge and research activity in Information Systems plus two thesis preparation units.
|BSA5701||Business Research Methods||15|
|MAN5200||Thesis Preparation A||30|
|Plus one elective unit|
|MAN5201||Thesis Preparation B||30|
|Plus two elective units|
|Choose 3 electives from the following:|
|MIS5704||Business Process Management||15|
|MIS5706||IT Value Realization||15|
|MIS5701||Information Systems Strategies||15|
|MIS5702||Risk and Security Management for e-Business||15|
Students planning to conduct survey or qualitative research may wish to take MKT5705 Quantitative Research Methods or MKT5704 Qualitative Research Methods. This should be discussed with the course coordinator and/or supervisor early in your studies. To proceed to stage 2 a coursework average of 65% is recommended.
Students complete a thesis in an area of study identified during thesis preparation in discussion with the course coordinator and their supervisor. The thesis component of this course is entirely research based and is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Each semester students will enrol in the research thesis unit at 50 or 100% of full-time enrolment. Students are required to continue re-enrolling in the thesis unit each semester until the thesis is submitted for examination.