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Help organisations excel in the digital world

Business professionals with an in-depth and current knowledge of information and communication technologies—and the ability to use that knowledge—are increasingly in demand by a wide variety of organisations.

A postgraduate degree in information systems can set you apart by equipping you with the skills you'll need to excel in a progressively connected world. You'll gain the creative problem-solving skills to find innovative applications of IT in business, communicate and negotiate with business management, and plan and manage complex projects.

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Study information systems at Griffith

I’m ready for the future of business

Meet Caitlene Hillman, Griffith business student and AFR top 100 future leader. International opportunities during her degree have given her first-hand experience of current trends, ensuring she’s job ready for the future of business.

Broader skills to give you an edge

Griffith’s information systems degree will help you develop the knowledge and skills to manage the responsibility of choosing, implementing and maintaining information systems within an organisation and across organisations, to improve organisational performance. You’ll study a range of management and IT courses, including global business strategy, business intelligence systems, information management and control, and enterprise mobility.

Get recognition for your experience

At Griffith, we recognise the value of professional experience as well as previous study. Even if you haven't studied at university before, our professional entry option recognises relevant work experience as qualification for entry to the Graduate Certificate in Business.

5-Star Rated

Griffith Business School is rated 5-stars for Educational Experience and Teaching Quality in Business and Management by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

Postgraduate Scholarships

We know that coming back to study can be a big decision. That's why Griffith Business School offers a range of postgraduate scholarships to support new students, like you, to successfully complete your degree through direct financial support.

Bronwyn Hilmer

An interest in how the theoretical side of the job measured up against the practical side prompted business intelligence analyst Bronwyn Hilmer to do a Master of Information Systems at Griffith University. Bronwyn completed her postgraduate studies over two years while also working at Griffith's Nathan campus in the Office of Planning and Financial Services. 'The flexibility of the program was fantastic and I was able to network regularly with lecturers,' she said. 'My studies reinforced the work I was doing, and provided me with a solid base to develop a deeper knowledge of my profession and its impact in the greater business intelligence environment.'

Bronwyn Hilmer

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Career outcomes

Apply your skills as an IT management professional

As a Griffith Master of Information Systems graduate you'll be prepared for positions that relate to the business application of information technology in any organisation. You may find work as a systems analyst or developer, web or ecommerce developer, database designer and administrator, business process modeller, consultant or information resource manager. Your skills may also lead to higher-level positions such as project leader and manager.

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You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Monday 28 October — Saturday 15 February

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Includes study and exam period from Monday 3 February to Saturday 15 February.

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Tuesday 28 January — Thursday 30 January

Mature Student Open Evenings

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Monday 17 February — Friday 21 February

Trimester 1: Orientation

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Monday 24 February — Monday 24 February

Trimester 1: Teaching and exams

Includes study and exam period from Thursday 28 May to Friday 6 June.

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Friday 8 May — Saturday 9 May

Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo

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Monday 11 May — Thursday 14 May

Mature Student Open Evenings

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Wednesday 13 May — Thursday 14 May

Gold Coast Careers Festival

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Thursday 21 May — Thursday 21 May

Cairns Youth and Careers Expo

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Monday 22 June — Wednesday 24 June

Trimester 2: Orientation

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Monday 29 June — Saturday 10 October

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Includes study and exam period from Thursday 1 October to Saturday 10 October.

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Saturday 18 July — Sunday 19 July

Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO)

TSXPO is for anyone considering further study. Talk to our academic and professional staff about our degrees, flexible study options, admission pathways, how to apply, scholarships and support services. Entry is free.

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Tuesday 21 July — Tuesday 21 July

Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

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Monday 3 August — Monday 3 August

Townsville Careers Expo

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Sunday 9 August — Sunday 9 August

Open Day

On Open Day, you’ll find general information about all our degrees at each campus, as well as essential information about student support services, admissions, scholarships and postgraduate studies. It’s a great time to get to know our campuses, experience life at Griffith, explore your study options and find the information you need to make a decision about your future.

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Monday 14 September — Thursday 17 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

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Monday 19 October — Friday 23 October

Trimester 3: Orientation

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Saturday 12 December — Thursday 17 December

Explore your options

If your OP or ATAR result changes your direction, chat online with our expert study advisers to explore your study options. Find out about admissions pathways, entry requirements and changing your preferences.

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