Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Master of Business Informatics
Qualification Type Masters Degree
Level 9
Credits 180
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The aim of the Master of Business Informatics is to take an interdisciplinary approach in informatics and business innovation within a single qualification, including the core disciplines of enterprise innovation, IT service management, information security management, digital transformation, project management and business professionalism. This programme brings together business and IT services in both a New Zealand and global context. This is a 16-month, full-time programme of study designed for graduates with a Bachelor degree, postgraduate or graduate diploma or equivalent in a business-related or IT/computing subject from a recognised institution. It is suited for those seeking to: a) bridge the gap between a first degree and a career in business informatics that requires further qualifications and skills; b) build a firm foundation for further advanced level study towards a doctoral qualification in a similar discipline.
Graduate profile
A graduate of the Master of Business Informatics is able to: * show evidence of advanced knowledge of business informatics * demonstrate mastery of the theory of business informatics * evaluate critically the findings and discussions in the literature on business informatics * research, analyse and argue from evidence * work independently and apply knowledge to new situations in a business informatics context * engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem-solving
Education pathways
Doctoral programmes in a related discipline.
Employment pathways
Graduates will be ideally positioned to take up management roles in a continuously changing business environment (as identified in ANZSCO as Level 1 skilled employment roles). Graduates can launch their careers in a variety of fields, including business analytics, IT management, process and service management, IT security, change management, innovation management, corporate data insights, business intelligence, informatics analysis, or digital business consultancy.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
1. A completed application form.
2. Original transcripts showing a Bachelor degree or a Graduate Diploma in a business-related or IT/computing subject from a recognized institution, including full transcripts;
OR
Evidence of acquiring the relevant skills and knowledge through appropriate work or professional experience in business studies or IT/computing related area.
A scanned PDF will be sufficient to progress the application, but original documents will be required on arrival at ICL Graduate Business School. Failure to provide original documents will result in the cancellation of the enrolment.
3. For international students, Academic IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5 overall (with no band score lower than 6.0 and gained within the past two years in one examination), or any other equivalent approved by NZQA.
4. Credit transfer or RPL of up to four papers will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
Education Organisation ICL Education Limited
Developed By ICL Education Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3749
Status Current
Created September 2017
Last Reviewed January 2018
Next Review January 2029
Content
Learners may complete one of the following pathways:
Option 1: 8260 - Digital Transformation; 8273 - Enterprise Innovation; 8102 - Enterprise Systems and Business Analysis; 8173 - Innovation and Design Thinking; 8281 - Business Professionalism; 8203 - Project Management; 8151 - Information Security Management; 8150 - IT Service Management and Strategy; 8542 - Research Methods; 9536 - Applied Project (Level 9)
Option 2: 8151 - Information Security Management; 8150 - IT Service Management and Strategy; 8542 - Research Methods; 8173 - Innovation and Design Thinking; 8711 Comparing Western and Indigenous Approaches to Research; 8102 - Enterprise Systems and Business Analysis; 8203 - Project Management; 8712- Research Proposal; 9536 - Applied Project (Level 9)
Option 3: 8151 - Information Security Management; 8150 - IT Service Management and Strategy; 8542 - Research Methods; 8711 Comparing Western and Indigenous Approaches to Research; 8712- Research Proposal; 9540 Thesis

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