RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise and one of Australia's original tertiary institutions.
The University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education and outcome-oriented research.
RMIT is a leader in engineering, accounting and finance, computer science and information systems, communication and media studies, psychology, education, law and economics.
In this program students will develop knowledge and skills related to business, information systems, information technology and interpersonal relations, using these to create business information system solutions. The final year of the program includes the capstone course, ISYS2452 Business Solutions for Global Enterprises. This capstone experience enables you to critically reflect on and consolidate your theoretical and practical learning.
The program also promotes the application of information systems design and development to real-world scenarios, leading to work-readiness or entry to graduate studies. Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in any organisation anywhere in the world due to the ubiquity of information systems in global business environments. Potential employment roles vary, for example: business analyst, software designer, software developer, network administrator, database administrator, IT consultant, or IT support.
The nature of the IT market itself reflects continuous change elicited by networks, the internet, outsourcing, complex applications software and the globalisation of organisations. Jobs for graduates are available across all spheres of business and industry and the roles less well defined for IT specialists.
The Information Technology market has grown to a point where virtually any organization is a potential employer of IT graduates. These might include companies right across the sectors of health, retail, banking, farming, teaching, transport, manufacturing, publishing, telecommunications, education, libraries and in fact most other industries.
This program is designed to enable graduates to create business information systems (IS) solutions that draw on the body of knowledge in:
- Information Systems
- Interpersonal Skills
Through the combination of business and IT studies, this program is designed to produce ethically and socially responsible professionals who can draw on technical and leadership capabilities, effective communication skills, innovative professional practices, and strategic and organisational skills to create successful business information systems solutions excel in the areas of business analysis, IT consultancy and project management.
Graduates may work in a range of industry sectors including health, retail, banking, farming, teaching, transport, manufacturing, publishing, telecommunications, education and libraries.
The Master of Business Information Technology (MBIT) is accredited at the Professional level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and is internationally-recognised through the Seoul Accord.