Course

Master of Information Governance

Approved Abbreviation: MInfGov


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3748.1

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 095722B


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


The Master of Information Governance (MiG) is designed to provide a new set of skills and knowledge for next generation managers and consultants, reflecting the increasing demand for training in this area, including the recent rise in information security management issues. The structure of the degree reflects the understanding that the technical, business and legal aspects of information governance are equally important, and that the related knowledge and skills from these areas are interconnected and applied in confluence in practice. The course draws from best practice to provide professionals with systematic knowledge and skills for managing information assets and ensuring regulatory compliance, in a way that is applicable across all industries and independent of any particular technology or vendor solution.

Study Mode
Two years full-time or four years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Quang Vinh Nguyenq.nguyen@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above

Admission

Applicants must have

  • Successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline, Or
  • Have a minimum five years full-time professional work experience in Information and Communications Technologies or related areas and write an expression of interest outlining their experience, knowledge and skills and how it has prepared them for study. The expression of interest will be assessed by the School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences.

Applicants must support their application with a statement of service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Standard English entry requirement would be enough for this course.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points which include the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended sequence

Start Year Intake - Full-time

Year 1

Quarter 1 session

200432Commercial Law

Autumn session

301005Professional Practice and Communication

Quarter 2 session

200433Company Law
200835Managing in the Global Context

Quarter 3 session

200825Understanding Contemporary Organisations
200776Compliance Management

Spring session

200980Security of Ideas

Quarter 4 session

200841Strategic Business Management

Year 2

Autumn session

200958Information and Data Governance Law and Policy
300260IT Project Management
300694Advanced Topics in ICT
301162Information Security Management

Quarter 3 session

200829Business Project

Students must enrol in 200829 Business Project in both Quarter 3 and Quarter 4 sessions.

And one elective

Quarter 4 session

200829Business Project

And one elective

Mid-Year Intake - Full-time

Year 1

Quarter 3 session

200432Commercial Law

Spring session

301005Professional Practice and Communication
200980Security of Ideas

Quarter 4 session

200433Company Law

Autumn session

300260IT Project Management
301162Information Security Management
200958Information and Data Governance Law and Policy

Quarter 2 session

200835Managing in the Global Context

Year 2

Quarter 3 session

200776Compliance Management
200825Understanding Contemporary Organisations

Spring session

300694Advanced Topics in ICT

Quarter 4 session

200841Strategic Business Management

Quarter 1 session

200829Business Project

Students must enrol in 200829 Business Project in both Quarter 3 and Quarter 4 sessions.

And one elective

Quarter 2 session

200829Business Project

And one elective

Start Year Intake - Part-time

Year 1

Quarter 1 session

200432Commercial Law

Quarter 2 session

200835Managing in the Global Context

Spring session

301005Professional Practice and Communication

Quarter 4 session

200433Company Law

Year 2

Quarter 1 session

200776Compliance Management

Quarter 2 session

200825Understanding Contemporary Organisations

Spring session

200980Security of Ideas

Quarter 4 session

200841Strategic Business Management

Year 3

Autumn session

300694Advanced Topics in ICT
300260IT Project Management

Quarter 3 session

One elective

Quarter 4 session

One elective

Year 4

Autumn session

301162Information Security Management
200958Information and Data Governance Law and Policy

Quarter 3 session

200829Business Project

Students must enrol in 200829 Business Project in both Quarter 3 and Quarter 4 sessions.

Quarter 4 session

200829Business Project

Mid-Year Intake - Part-time

Year 1

Quarter 3 session

200432Commercial Law

Quarter 4 session

200433Company Law

Autumn session

301005Professional Practice and Communication
300260IT Project Management

Year 2

Spring session

200980Security of Ideas

Autumn session

301162Information Security Management
200958Information and Data Governance Law and Policy

Quarter 2 session

200835Managing in the Global Context

Year 3

Quarter 3 session

200825Understanding Contemporary Organisations

Quarter 1 session

200776Compliance Management

Autumn session

300694Advanced Topics in ICT

Quarter 4 session

200841Strategic Business Management

Year 4

Quarter 1 session

One elective

Quarter 2 session

One elective

Quarter 3 session

200829Business Project

Students must enrol in 200829 Business Project in both Quarter 3 and Quarter 4 sessions.

Quarter 4 session

200829Business Project


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