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|Year and Campus:||2008|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Faculty of Science
Old Geology Building
The University of Melbourne VIC 3010
Tel: +61 3 8344 6404
Fax: +61 3 8344 5803
The Master of Information Systems by Research (MIS Research) provides students with the opportunity to carry out independent and sustained research under appropriate supervision, to develop advanced research skills and techniques, and present their findings in a documented scholarly form. The thesis should make an independent contribution to learning or offer a critical perspective on existing scholarship or methodology. For more comprehensive details regarding the MIS Research please refer to the SGR Generic Masters Research Handbook at http://www.gradstudies.unimelb.edu.au
Research Masters degrees at the University of Melbourne seek to develop graduates who have a capacity for defining and managing a research project characterised by originality and independence. Their training equips them for more sustained and original work at the doctoral level or for applied research positions in a wide variety of contexts.
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
All candidates for the MIS (Research) will be examined on the basis of their thesis. A candidate will have one or more research supervisors who, in consultation with the candidate, arranges a course of supervised research designed to suit the individual requirements and interests of the candidate. A candidate may be required to supplement their research program by attendance at or enrolment in additional subjects if considered necessary.
A four-year honours degree with normally a minimum standard of H2A (75%), or a qualification or combination of qualifications considered by the Faculty of Science to be equivalent. Entry is also subject to the availability of appropriate research topics and supervisors.
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
|Graduate Attributes:||On completion of the course, students should have: |
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au|
|Notes:||For information in regards to research groups in the Department of Information Systems please visit http://www.dis.unimelb.edu.au/research|
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