School of Information Management

Postgraduate Study Options at SIM

SIM has large numbers of students at all postgraduate levels, which is a good indicator of our reputation as a provider of high quality education in our respective disciplines. No matter what your field of endeavour within Information Management, you will find this a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to study.

Note: information about scholarships and grants available to students at Victoria University is available from the Scholarships website, including a download of the upcoming Postgraduate Scholarships closing dates (updated monthly).

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Information Systems
The BCom(Hons) in Information Systems is a 2 trimester full-time programme offering advanced study in IS.

Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Commerce (GDipCom/GCertCom) in Information Systems
The Graduate Diploma in Commerce is a flexible 120-point qualification designed for Commerce graduates who want to move into a new area of specialisation, and for graduates in other disciplines, who want to gain a commerce qualification from the equivalent of two trimesters of further study. We offer specialisations in Information Systems. The Graduate Certificate in Commerce is a 60-point qualification within the Diploma.

Master of Commerce (MCom) in Information Systems
A Master of Commerce specialising in Information Systems taken either as 180-point taught Masters or 120-point research by thesis.

Master of Information Management (MIM) Programme
The Master of Information Management offers comprehensive learning in information services, information systems, and electronic business. The MIM is integrated with a Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma in Information Management that provide stepping-stones to the full Master of Information Management for those who cannot commit to the entire programme.

Master of Information Studies (MIS) Programme
The Master of Information Studies is an intensive 180-point professional postgraduate programme, which may be completed in one year full time or up to four years part time. It offers specialisations in Library Science (LIBR) or Archives and Records Management (ARCR). We also offer a Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma in Information Studies that provide stepping-stones to the full MIS.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctoral degrees are offered in the specialties of Information Systems, e-Commerce and Information Studies.

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