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UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA - PROGRAMS

Melbourne, VictoriaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1853Established Year
  52745Enrollment

Master (Information Systems)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 30,769 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Masters in Information Systems at the University of Melbourne is offered as a 2-year teaching program.
  • This program is offered on both part-time and full-time teaching basis.
  • Blend business and IT to drive organizational and technological change and transform the way the world works at Australia’s top university for computer science and information systems.
  • The Master of Information Systems is suited for students who want the skillset to be tomorrow’s digital thinkers and business leaders.
  • Students can be guided by experts in the field to develop technical understanding and professional skills to support, manage, and change business processes.
  • Some of the courses that students go through in this program are:
    • Statistical modeling
    • Computational Statistics and Data Science
    • Cluster and Cloud Computing
    • Statistical Machine Learning
    • Advanced Database Systems
  • Students can build their skills and work experience through academically accredited Internship subject which run over 10–15 weeks
  • For this course, the student to teacher ratio is 15:1, which helps increase interaction between professors and students.
  • The Master of Information Systems (Professional and Health specializations) is accredited by the Australian Computer Society and qualifies students for international membership with regarded organizations.
  • Students will gain a transferable skill set that will be highly valued in management consulting, finance, business analysis, project management, and many other areas.
  • The job opportunities after this program that students get in companies like:
    • Accenture
    • AGL Energy
    • ANZ
    • Deloitte
    • Didi Chuxing
    • Korea Computer & Systems Inc, etc., with an average salary of 47,250 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 61,538 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Semester1 (Deadline - Apr 30)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttps://study.unimelb.edu.au/find/courses/graduate/master-of-information-systems/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

The Master of Information Systems is a two-year (200 point) full-time program. Depending on the number of years of work experience and their undergraduate qualification, students may be eligible for credit to the course to reduce it to either an 18 month (150 points) or 12 months (100 points) full-time program.

200 point program

This degree is for students without work experience.

To be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

An undergraduate degree in any discipline, with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.

150 point program

Up to 50 points of credit may be awarded to applicants who have (exact subjects credited depend on their background and experience)

Option 1

  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline.
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
  • And at least one year documented relevant work experience.

Option 2

  • A Graduate Certificate in Information Systems.
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.

100 point program

Up to 100 points of credit may be awarded to applicants who have (exact subjects credited depend on their background and experience)

Option 1
  • An undergraduate degree in Information Systems.
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
  • And two years of documented relevant work experience.
Option 2
  • A four-year Honours degree in Information Systems.
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
Option 3
  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline.
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
  • And at least one year of documented relevant work experience.
  • And an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Information Systems with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
Option 4
  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline.
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.
  • And an Advanced Graduate Diploma in Information Systems with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.

Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum GRE-300 for better a chance of admission.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.


Application Deadline

Semester1
Apr 30

Semester2
Nov 30


Scores Required

94 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$30769$30769

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living cost$ 24,276

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Oct, 2020
MSD International Scholarships 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Melbourne Research Scholarship $67,744 Yes N/A
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Australian Government Research Training Program Variable Yes N/A
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. 

Things to remember:

  • Students can stay up to 5 years and in line with their enrolment.
  • The cost of the VISA application is 420$.
  • can be enrolled in a course of study in Australia.
  • Students have to hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) or fall in one of the exemption categories.

With this VISA student can:

  • participate in an eligible course of study.
  • bring family members to Australia with students.
  • apply online in or outside of Australia.

Types of VISA:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
  • Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 

If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.

Work Study

Australia is a great place to work as an international student. Students may choose to work while studying. This can be an option to earn extra spending money and get a taste of the local culture. Here are a few things to remember:

  • Work hours: Students can work up to 40 hours every two weeks while studying, and unlimited hours during holiday breaks.
  • Workplace protections: Students have the same protections at work as anyone else working in Australia.
  • Minimum wage: Students will get at least a minimum rate of pay per hour no matter what job they do.
  • Strong support: Students will find support every step of the journey as a student worker. Help is always available from the government and private organizations as well as an education provider.

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