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Gain essential knowledge and skills in information technology as well as the business and legal aspects of information governance.
The structure of this degree reflects the understanding that the technical, business and legal aspects of information governance, and the related knowledge and skills from these areas are interconnected and applied in confluence in practice.
Our graduates have the systematic knowledge and skills to operate with best practice as professionals managing information assets and ensuring regulatory compliance creating a pathway to higher studies and/or commencing a career in information governance.
Guide, govern, protect information
As the knowledge economy continues, information is now the most important asset for businesses. Companies with a proactive and protective information-governance program create opportunities to maximise the value of all business information. They ensure regulatory compliance and minimise risk in an increasingly security-conscious global environment.
At Western, the continually changing information landscape has led to the development of our Information Governance degrees. The only programs of their kind, these degrees will transform you into a professional with cross-disciplinary knowledge of information governance, including an in-depth understanding of the leading issues in business, law and computing.
If you want to be a leader in information management and data security, apply for our upcoming intake.
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $34,944*
Delivery: On campus
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As an information governance graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Information management
- Data security
Data Security Specialist
Data Security Specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations' database management systems, operating systems and security policies and procedures to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
Information Management Manager
Information Management Managers are responsible for managing, implementing and delivering information management projects within businesses, hospitals, government departments and non-government organisations (NGO's).
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.