Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Information Systems)



3 years full-time (fast track 2 years)


February, July, November






Melbourne, Sydney


International students
DURATION 3 years full-time (fast track 2 years)
INTAKES February, July, November
LOCATION Melbourne, Sydney
AVAILABILITY International students


Business information systems courses enable you to develop skills in business processes, and study courses in data and information management, enterprise systems and business intelligence, which are essential in employers from hospitals to government, engineering to logistics and more.

You'll learn the skills that companies need the most - the appropriate knowledge, skills and values to be effective in modern business environments. You will develop an understanding of the organisational settings in which information systems are used, and recognise the threats and opportunities of technology in business.

This degree examines - with a strong emphasis on electronic commerce - the organisational and technological issues that are needed for the analysis and design of business information systems. It provides a state-of-the-art program that considers modern principles and theories of computing together with the practical applications of technology.

You'll explore information security, multimedia, knowledge management, databases, emerging technologies in business and more. By choosing electives to compliment your study in IT, you can learn the important business skills needed to manage people and projects. You will become familiar with the latest developments in IT, the different types of tools and their applications. You will learn the theory and practice of managing people at workplaces and build skills to understand and analyse workplace behaviour.

More Details

Program category: Bachelor’s degree
Hosted by: Faculty of Science and Technology
Program fees: International students:  Click here for Tuition fees


This program holds Professional Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).


The Bachelor of Information Technology is based on a number of core courses , which cover the fundamentals of information technology, such as World Wide Web (WWW) technology, design techniques for multimedia and the internet, Java programming, software engineering, electronic data interchange and networks. The focus is on fundamental concepts which enable students to become skilled IT professionals. These core courses are complemented by elective studies.

There is a balance between specific knowledge of particular development tools (languages, operating systems, development environments) and general lifelong learning skills which ensure that graduates are able to remain at the forefront of this vibrant and rapidly developing sector.


The program consists of 24 courses and is normally 3 years full-time.

20 core courses and 4 elective courses make up the program structure. The core courses are designed to cover the material that is needed in order to become an IT professional. Elective courses may be chosen from any area, and may form a sequence within the course. No more than 3 elective courses may be taken at an introductory level. Computing electives must not be at 500 Level.

Program Outline (Sample Only)

Note:The above courses are subject to staff availability. Therefore, there is no guarantee that every unit will be available in any particular semester. All courses are subject to change through the processes of regular course revision.


  • Business Analyst
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer System Auditor
  • Computer System Engineer
  • Data Modeller
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Designer
  • Electronic Commerce Administrator
  • Hardware Technician
  • Business Process Analyst
  • Enterprise System Analyst
  • Information and Data Manager
  • Information Management Administrator
  • Information Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Sales Representative
  • Specialist Consultant
  • System Analyst
  • System Designer
  • Training Support Leader and Training Manager


To access the entry requirements for this program click here.

English Language Requirements

Overall Academic IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent. For more information, visit English language requirements page.

Credit transfer or exemption for prior study

Course credit may be available, for recognised courses, to a maximum of 12 courses.


To find out the methods of application, visit How to apply page.

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