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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Postgraduate

Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Information Technology

Contact details

Website: visit http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/about/contact.html

Websites

Faculty of Information Technology

Location

Caulfield

Librarians and information specialists manage information and provide information services to clients in a wide range of contexts. They are concerned with analysing information needs, solving information problems, evaluating information sources, organising information, synthesising information into targeted information products, and training clients in the use of information products, services and systems. They work for commercial, government and community sector organisations, for information consultancies and as independent information brokers.

Professional recognition

Completion of this specialisation, along with specified core units in the Master of Business Information Systems, is recognised for professional recognition purposes by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Note that professional accreditation is dependent on unit choiceunit choice (http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/current/accreditation/).

Units

For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

C6003 Master of Business Information Systems