Graduate Certificate of Business Information Systems
Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning
The Graduate Certificate of Business Information Systems covers the use and management of information systems – the foundations required by analysts in this field. It may be a standalone post-graduate qualification or your first step towards a Master Degree.
Four core subjects provide an overview that encourages you to view business information systems and business analysis from different perspectives.
The units are:
- Professional Issues in IT
- Business Information Systems
- Database Analysis and Design
- Requirements, Analysis and Modelling
The Graduate Certificate is delivered with support from Swinburne’s industry partners, who bring practising professionals and real issues into your academic learning and provide opportunities to apply your new knowledge and skills practically.The Graduate Certificate can be completed in six months of full-time study.
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
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2023 Start Dates
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Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
Graduate Certificate of Business Information Systems (GC-BIS1)
Graduate Diploma of Business Information Systems (GD-BIS1) ^
Master of Business Information Systems
^ Students are unable to enrol directly into the Graduate Diploma however it is available as an exit award. (Not available by Admission)
To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Business Information Systems students must complete 4 units of study (50 credit points) as follows:
- 4 core units
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Graduate Certificate of Business Information Systems is 25 credit points (normally 2 units)
Units of study
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Course aims and objectives.
Aims and objectives
- Demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of the inter-disciplinary nature of information systems in organisations
- Critically evaluate the underpinnings of information systems, including
- Critically evaluate a range of theories and practices pertaining to the use of information systems in organisations, and apply them in the context of business analysis, project management and information management
- Critically analyse organisational problems from both a broader information systems perspective and the specific perspective of business analysis, project management or information management
- Communicate effectively with key stakeholders and develop effective working relationships.
Pathways and scholarships
- Credit transfer, recognition of prior learning and scholarships.
Course fees and requirements
- Entry requirements and non-year 12 entry.
|2023 rate*||Estimated total cost of the course||Estimated cost of the course per year if studying full-time*||Annual Amenities fee if studying full-time*|
||$16,100||$16,100||See how your SSAF is calculated|
How do I pay my fees?
FEE-HELP is a loan given to eligible full-fee paying higher education students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees. The Commonwealth Government pays the amount of the loan directly to Swinburne.
- a bachelor degree (or higher award) in a related discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent; OR
- a recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience* OR
- a minimum of three years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience*