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.
|Program category||Bachelor’s degree|
|Hosted by||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Duration||3 years full-time (fast track 2 years)|
|Semester intakes||Melbourne campus: March, July, November|
Sydney campus: March, July, November
|Availability||International students: Melbourne campus, Sydney campus|
|Attendance||International students: full-time|
|Program fees||International students: Click here for Tuition fees|
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.
ITECH1001 COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY
ITECH1100 UNDERSTANDING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION
ITECH1101 IT PROBLEM SOLVING
ITECH1102 NETWORKING AND SECURITY
ITECH1103 BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS
ITECH1104 CLOUD AND ENTERPRISE COMPUTING
ITECH2000 MOBILE DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS
ITECH2001 GAME DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS
ITECH2002 SYSTEMS MODELLING
ITECH2003 WEB DESIGN
ITECH2304 EMERGING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
GENERAL ELECTIVE 1
ITECH2004 DATA MODELLING
ITECH2250 IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
ITECH2305 ANALYSING THE MODERN BUSINESS
GENERAL ELECTIVE 2
ITECH3001 USER EXPERIENCE
ITECH3101 BUSINESS ANALYTICS AND DECISION SUPPORT
ITECH3208 PROJECT 1
GENERAL ELECTIVE 3
ITECH3002 PROFESSIONALISM AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
ITECH3103 IT STRATEGY AND GOVERNANCE
ITECH3209 PROJECT 2
GENERAL ELECTIVE 4
ITECH3000 IT PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT
The above course are subject to staff availability, therefore there is no guarantee that every course will be available in any particular semester. All courses are subject to change through the processes of regular course revision.
The Bachelor of Information Technology will provide you with a fundamental knowledge of IT (along with skills in key areas including cloud computing and mobile application development) and allow you to keep your options wide open in the IT industry.
The flexibility of this program leads to a diverse range of career opportunities, as each student gets to put their own stamp on the program, and as such determine the career path followed. Some students choose to add breadth to their studies, with a wide variety of electives chosen, whereas other students choose to add depth, and choose electives focussed in a particular area of interest. Careers include 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 anaylyst, system designer, training and support leader and training manager.
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.
Undergraduate applications are assessed on the basis of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent school qualifications. For country specific entry requirements, contact the MIT Admissions and Marketing team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overall IELTS 6.0 (Academics) with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent.
Course credit may be available, for recognised courses, to a maximum of 12 courses.
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