The Master of Information Systems Management (Extension), UNSW Sydney, develops the expertise required to advance your career to mid-level management and beyond. Within two years you will build proficient analytical skills to assess, design, implement and manage information systems (IS). Learn to adapt to fast-changing business environments across multiple organisations. Specialise exclusively in IS topics or broaden your comprehension of business issues.
The Master of Information Systems Management (MISM-Ext) offers accreditation with the Australian Computer Society, and SAS certification. There are also opportunities for international study experiences, work placements and industry connections.
MISM-Ext graduates become industry leaders who possess a comprehensive awareness of information systems within the business environment - including implications of technical decisions and advanced skills in strategic thinking and project management.
Why choose this master’s degree?
Get closer to the C-Suite with the MISM-Ext’s extra electives. Choose topics that develop expertise in IS or excellence in business. Specialise according to your career goals and build upon core subjects like enterprise systems, strategy, complex project management and consulting.
See the program structure for detailed information.
If you complete INFS5700, INFS5710, INFS5720, INFS5730 you will be eligible for a SAS Certificate in Business Analytics (awarded jointly by UNSW and SAS). SAS Certification credentials are globally recognised as the premier means to validate SAS knowledge. With a SAS Certification credential, you will set yourself apart from others and prove that you have the SAS knowledge to make a difference within an organisation.
The Master of Information Systems Management (Extension) is accredited by Australian Computer Society (ACS) at the Professional Level, preparing you for professional practice in information and communications technology (ICT).
International opportunities for work and study are available within
Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities exclusive to UNSW Business School students, that include:
UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. The skills and insights gained from your Master of Information Systems Management (Extension) can have an immediate positive effect on your career.
To earn a faster qualification that is focused on essential advanced topics, see the
Master of Information Systems Management.
Who is this degree for?
- Professionals seeking to develop the information systems (IS) core competencies required for contemporary mid-level to ‘C’ level IT Management roles
- People who would like to increase their IS knowledge to advance into management and leadership roles in the ICT industry
Job and career prospects
- Business IS solutions manager
- Chief information officer
- Database manager
- e-Business manager
- Executive IS/IT designer or architect
- IS/IT business solutions manager
- IS/IT change manager
- IS/IT manager
- IS/IT systems planner
- Software development manager
- Technology project manager
Find out how we prepare our graduates for career success
Why the Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide for Computer Science and Information Systems. We ranked 1st in Australia, 3rd in the Asia-Pacific and 9th worldwide in the 2018 Association for Information Systems (AIS) ranking, with 5 of our academics listed among the Top 200 Scholars worldwide. We are also rated “Well above world standard” for Information Systems by the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) government assessment. Read more about our rankings and reputation.
Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This postgraduate degree incorporates a suite of professional development opportunities offered by
Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through
mentoring, and you can undertake
global business practicums for credit towards your degree.