The Bachelor of Information Systems degree provides students with a solid foundation in essential Information Technology units across the core body of knowledge as specified by the Australian Computer Society. Additionally, the programme incorporates important core business units of study to provide the students with the skills they will need to operate as effective IT professionals in the business environment. The flexibility of the degree also allows students to choose from a variety of business or further IT-related electives. The graduates of this programme will acquire skills and knowledge which are in high demand by organizations in the technology-driven workplace.
The Bachelor of Information Systems is a three-year course, delivered over six trimesters on a full-time basis. To meet the requirements for graduation, all students must successfully complete 24 units.
|Bachelor of Information Systems (BIS)|
|Year 1||Year 2
|8 core units
HC1021 Interpersonal and Electronic Communication
HC1031 Managing People and Organisations
HC1041 Information Technology for Business
HC1052 Organisational Behaviour
HC1062 Decision Making and Problem Solving
HS1011 Data Communications and Networks
HS1021 Web Design
HS1031 Introduction to Programming
|6 core units + 2 elective units
HS2021 Database Design and Use
HS2031 Human-Computer Interaction
HS2041 Enterprise Systems
HS2061 Information Systems Project Management
HS2121 Professional Issues in IS, Ethics and Practice
|5 core units + 3 elective units
HS3011 Information Security
HS3021 Strategic Information Systems Management
HS3041 Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management
HS3052 Capstone Project A
HS3052 Capstone Project B
On successful completion of this course, students are awarded the Bachelor of Information Systems. The course meets the Australian Qualifications Framework specifications for a Level 7 bachelor’s degree.
Students may be able to shorten the length of this course by applying to transfer any recognised prior learning credits by applying for Advanced Standing (Refer to Advanced Standing Policy and Procedures – Higher Education).
The Bachelor of Information Systems course is a TEQSA (AQF level 7) accredited course. Thus, on completion, the BIS students will be eligible to seek further advanced studies in Graduate Diplomas (AQF level 8) or Masters level (AQF level 9) courses. A natural progression would be from a bachelor’s in Information Systems to a master’s in Information Systems. However, students may seek to broaden their knowledge areas and study for a Masters’s degree in a different discipline area, and many of these are offered which do not require a bachelor’s degree in the same discipline as a prerequisite)
There are many available career opportunities available upon completion of the Bachelor of Information Systems, and these include but are not limited to
IT Business Analyst, Application Analyst, Information System Manager, Database Administrator, IT Consultant, Cyber Security Analyst, Project Manager, Data Analyst, Technical support Officer, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Software Tester, and User Experience Designer.
This course is delivered face-to-face on campus. Units are delivered in a lecture and tutorial format.
Various forms of assessment will be used throughout the Bachelor of Information Systems course and these include written assignments, laboratory work in relevant units of study, student group work and presentations as well as individual reports. In many units of study, weekly tutorial submissions are utilized to ensure continual activity throughout the semester. Most units of study have an exam component which may be implemented as a final assessment depending on conditions throughout the semester.
The graduates of the Bachelor of Information Systems will be able to:
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