Courses - Faculty of Business And Economics


Information Governance

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

INFOGOV 700
15 Points

Environment of Information Governance

Key legal and governance concepts, practices, structures and mechanisms are studied. This includes a focus on data protection issues. Legal and de facto rules are analysed including their creation, reform and enforcement; business agreements and their interpretation are introduced and relevant standards are evaluated.

INFOGOV 701
15 Points

Information Research in Practice

Develops and applies general and context-specific research methods. Identifies and resolves key research issues that arise for businesses and organisations. Explores application of research methodologies.

Corequisite: INFOGOV 700

INFOGOV 702
15 Points

Information Ethics

Examines ethical, cultural and policy-related concepts related to information, from generation, collection and storage to analysis, application and dissemination, including review and feedback mechanisms. The concepts include research ethics, privacy and surveillance, information and discrimination, professional codes, responsible innovation and the use of algorithms.

Corequisite: INFOGOV 700

INFOGOV 703
15 Points

Technologies and Compliance

Explores blockchain technology, and other distributed ledger technologies with reference to compliance, including their implementation and impact in industry and on society. The legal issues arising from the use of smart contracts are investigated.

Corequisite: INFOGOV 700

INFOGOV 704
15 Points

Artificial Intelligence Regulation - Level 9

Critically analyses the legal and policy issues created by advanced artificial intelligence technologies, including regulatory response. Evaluates efficiency, proportionality and necessity of existing or suggested regulation, and develops proposals for the regulation of future challenges. Develops independent research skills including an ability to work in multidisciplinary groups and communicate findings to audiences from a range of disciplinary and jurisdictional backgrounds.

Prerequisite: INFOGOV 700, and 701 or 702

INFOGOV 705
30 Points

Information Privacy: Theory and Application - Level 9

Critically evaluates the frameworks protecting personal information including their theoretical underpinnings and global reach. Explores the challenges to regulatory frameworks from rapid technological and social changes and encourages independent research as to how these may be addressed. Considers how leadership and accountability mechanisms can impact an organisation’s ability to adapt information privacy requirements to unpredictable, complex and ill-defined environments.

Prerequisite: INFOGOV 700, 701

INFOGOV 706
15 Points

Cybersecurity Techniques and Regulation

Focuses on information security strategies to address cybercrime. Includes analysis and critique of basic technological and managerial issues related to information security. Related regulations and standards will be also discussed.

Corequisite: INFOGOV 700

INFOGOV 707
15 Points

Dispute Resolution Techniques

Addresses a range of appropriate dispute resolution mechanisms to address complaints. Techniques and best practice for facilitating negotiation of disputes through mediation including skills to assist dispute resolution. Explores negotiation theories, styles, strategies, tactics, and techniques.

Corequisite: INFOGOV 700

INFOGOV 708
15 Points

Intellectual Property and Information

Examines the information governance implications of data-driven innovation and its impact on intellectual and cultural property protection. Explores intellectual and cultural property management strategies to address public policy issues related to information governance.

Corequisite: INFOGOV 700

INFOGOV 709
15 Points

Access to Information

Explores access to information from a global and national perspective. Critically evaluates individuals’ right to access to information. Examines the interrelationship between access to information, privacy and data governance. Addresses techniques and procedural rules to evaluate the validity of requests for access to information and grounds for refusal.

Corequisite: INFOGOV 700

INFOGOV 710
15 Points

Sector Regulation

Explores industry-specific information governance requirements. Critically evaluates information governance across public and private sectors. Examines key industry regulations including information governance in healthcare, marketing and insurance. Analyses the role of different regulators in the public sector that address information governance.

Corequisite: INFOGOV 700

INFOGOV 711
15 Points

Special Topic

INFOGOV 712
15 Points

Special Topic

INFOGOV 780
30 Points

Research Essay - Level 9

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