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Master of Commerce in Information Systems

Key information

Level of study:
Master's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
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Start date: 28-February-2022
Campus:
Pipitea Campus
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Course details

Summary

Gain in-depth understanding of contemporary issues in business and society with a Master of Commerce from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Acquire research skills from and be mentored by leading academics. You’ll critically assess contemporary practices and issues in your area of expertise, and have a framework for creating and synthesising evidence to advance your field and society.

Investigate contemporary topics such as:

the intersection of climate change and accounting

digital marketing and issues of data privacy

the future of work

digital government

evidence-based policy making

sustainable tourism management

reputational risks and uncertainties in organisations

complexity in the real and virtual world

the economics of disasters

By the end of your degree, you’ll be equipped to be the go-to expert in your field. Find out about some of the research projects you could be involved in at Wellington School of Business and Government.

Duration

This 180-point programme will take you three to four trimesters of full-time study. If you’re studying part time it usually takes six trimesters.

Workload

If you are studying full time, you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year.

Doing a PhD

Once you've completed your Master’s degree, you can continue your academic journey by undertaking PhD research. If you’re thinking of doing a PhD, you’re recommended to include the 90-point thesis in your course of study.

Programme requirements

For this programme you'll need to:

Complete a total of 180 points, of which:

40 points must be at 500 level

90 points must be research (either a 90-point thesis or a 30-point project and a 60-point dissertation)

Satisfy the subject requirements

Entry criteria

Bachelor of Commerce degree, with an average grade of at least B+ in the relevant subject.

Proof of English proficiency

To be accepted into this programme you will need to meet one of the following:

IELTS: minimum overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score below 6.0

TOEFL: minimum score of 90 for the internet-based test with a minimum of 20 in writing

Pearson Test of English: minimum score of 58 (with a ‘Communicative’ score of not less than 50)

EPP: minimum final scores of 4,4,5,5

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