As data-driven decision making is becoming essential for organisations of all sizes, a question that arises is whether managers of the future should pursue a Data Science or Business Administration Postgraduate Degree. This Double Master’s Degree uniquely lets you combine both. The programme is designed for the needs of business leaders working with big data, and it is best suited to individuals working in technology-related fields who are ready to progress to more senior-level management positions.
As an IT professional, you need both business acumen and highly-specialised discipline skills to take your career into the future. This combined qualification will provide you the skills you need to meet demands of the industry and boost your IT career opportunities. You will develop specialist skills in business and data analytics so you can work with big data and combine data science with business management. You will gain valuable knowledge and business insights, and also develop greater self-awareness as you learn to reflect on your leader identity and leadership attributes.
With the combined Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Information Technology (MIT) Degree programme, you will gain high-level business skills with this specialised Data Science Postgraduate Degree. You will be able to expand your skills and knowledge base and set yourself apart in the IT industry.
Organisational Behaviour and Management
International Business Negotiations
Leading the Engaged Enterprise
Strategies for Growth and Excellence
Accounting for Managers
Information Technology Project Management
Foundations of Data Science
Data Resources Management
(Select 3 to 4 units)
IT Group Project
Quantitative Research for Business
Advanced Data Analysis
Strategic Marketing Management
Human Resource Management Perspectives
Global Business in the Asian Century
Business, Society and the Environment
Managing, Evaluating and Developing Human Resources
The elective will be determined by Murdoch University, depending on the applicant’s academic background.
The units offered may vary depending on the applicant’s academic backgrounds.
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme, and they have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Depending on the unit’s requirement, it is supported with 36 to 54 contact hours.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education & Deputy Dean of Murdoch University are based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, projects or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
The total fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.