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Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Systems)

CRICOS Code: 065125E


Admissions Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of a Year 12 High School examination, or overseas equivalent
  • Background in Mathematics recommended
  • Required proficiency in English: IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

2017

A$23700/Year x 3 Years*

* Fees are indicative and subject to change without prior notice.

Program Overview & Objectives

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Systems) examines both the organisational and technological issues that are needed for the analysis and design of business information systems with a strong emphasis on electronic commerce. The program provides a state-of-the-art program that considers modern principles and theories of computing together with the practical applications of technology. The Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Systems) aims to provide students with the appropriate knowledge, skills and values to be effective in modern business environments.

On completion of this program you should be able to:

  • understand the different types of information technology tools and their applications;
  • manage the impact of technology in organisations;
  • understand the role of technology in managing knowledge and information;
  • critically evaluate currently existing technology systems and new developments;
  • become familiar with the latest developments in information technology;
  • understand the organisational settings in which information systems are used;
  • recognise the threats and opportunities of technology in business;
  • show an awareness of ethics and social implications of their interest area; and
  • understand the role of modern information systems in society and business

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Systems) will be well prepared for careers as: information systems developer, system analyst managers, system designers, information manager, electronic commerce managers, database administrators, consultants, and company managers.

Program Structure

The course consists of 24 units, and is 3 years full-time.

The core of the program consists of 16 Business and Information Technology units. Five business electives and 3 computing electives complete the program. Business units provide the business practice framework for information systems development and the information technology units provide you with the knowledge and technical skills required.

The structure may be summarised as follows:

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

BUMGT1501 Management Principles (15)

BUMGT2601 Management Skills (15)

ITECH1001 Communications and Technology (15)

ITECH1000 Programming 1 (15)

ITECH1004 Introduction to Multimedia (15)

ITECH1002 Network Operating Systems (15)

ITECH1005 Business Information Systems (15)

ITECH1006 Database Management Systems (15)

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Business/Computing Elective (15)

Business/Computing Elective (15)

Elective (15)

Elective (15)

ITECH2106 Webpage and Multimedia Design (15)

ITECH3213 Introduction to IT Project Management (15)

STATS1900 Business Statistics (15)

ITECH3215 Information Security (15)

Year 3

Semester 1

Semester 2

Elective (15)

Elective (15)

ITECH3208 Project 1 (15)

ITECH3203 Professional Development (15)

ITECH3211 Electronic Commerce 1 (15)

ITECH3209 Project 2 (15)

ITECH3214 Emerging Technologies in Business (15)

ITECH3212 Electronic Commerce 2 (15)

Professional Accreditation

This course was accredited to the Professional Level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) to 2016 and is being considered for re-accreditation in 2017.