Advance your career

With the profusion of data and the rapid emergence of new technologies in today's digital world, effective management of information systems is vital to any successful organisation.

Get a valuable specialist qualification that builds on your IT knowledge and experience. Victoria's MIM is New Zealand’s premier Master’s qualification designed for IT professionals like you who want to move into senior management roles. Courses are based on leading-edge research and in-depth case analysis to give you fresh insights into modern information management.

Take advantage of the MIM's flexible learning options to focus on your personal career aspirations.

Get the skills

Gain the analytical, communication and decision-making skills essential to building a successful career in information management. You'll develop your managerial abilities and learn to use research-based frameworks and tools to help you understand, diagnose and solve real-world information problems. Gain skills that are now in high demand worldwide—in government, business and in not-for-profit organisations.

Master of Information Management

  • Starts: 5 Mar 2018, 4 Mar 2019
  • Type: Coursework and case study project
  • Location: On campus (Pipitea, Wellington)
  • Complete: 180 points (11 courses)
  • Entry: Bachelor's degree and five years' work experience, or extensive work experience

Qualification family structure

The Master of Information Management is part of a tiered family of qualifications:

  • Master of Information Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information Management
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Information Management

Choose the qualification that suits your career goals, time constraints and financial situation.

Staircasing allows movement in both directions—if you begin by enrolling in the Certificate or Diploma programme you can continue on to complete your Master's. Or if you enrol in the Master's but can't complete it, for whatever reason, you may have enough points to be awarded a Certificate or Diploma.


Get prepared for promotion to a higher-level management position like chief information officer, chief technology officer, chief digital officer or other senior roles in the management of information services and information systems. Or you might use your knowledge to create your own online startup.


You can look for scholarships based on your level of study, subject area and background.

Employer support

The capability boost you get from doing a MIM means your employer may be willing to pay some or all of your costs. Many students have reimbursed their study fees for every course they pass.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Information Management - a qualification for IT professionals