Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business Analytics and Analysis/ Bachelor of Cyber Security requires students to complete units of study to the value of 400 credit points. All units of study are valued at 12.5 credit points unless otherwise stated.
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Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of this Course students will be able to:
- Bachelor of Business Analytics and Analysis: Define and integrate theoretical principles applicable to Business, Technology, Analysis and Analytics and apply those principles to inform and improve practice in a range of industry contexts
- Bachelor of Business Analytics and Analysis: Systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources in order to make informed judgements on options for innovatively solving a range of Business, Technology, Analysis and Analytics problems that arise in business contexts
- Bachelor of Business Analytics and Analysis: Apply critical thinking, reflection and judgment in the selection and application of the appropriate IS/IT related theories, frameworks and/or methods as part of the process to identify and propose solutions to organisational problems
- Bachelor of Business Analytics and Analysis: Demonstrate an appreciation and understanding of the professional and ethical issues, dilemmas, and cultural sensitivities pertaining Business, Technology, Analysis and Analytics professional in a range of environments
- Bachelor of Business Analytics and Analysis: Communicate and articulate clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and innovative ideas appropriate for the problem context, the stakeholders, and the organisational environment
- Bachelor of Business Analytics and Analysis: Build on and continuously develop the intellectual independence to be critical and reflective learners, cognisant of new technologies and practices and their implications to business and social environments
- Bachelor of Business Analytics and Analysis: Work in a self-reliant, independent and responsible manner, show leadership and take initiative where appropriate, particularly in a collaborative and team environment
- Bachelor of CYB: Identify the need for cyber security and ICT solutions and elicit information from the relevant stakeholders about the requirements for the solution
- Bachelor of CYB: Assess and analyse the appropriateness of methodologies and technologies for the design and implementation of cyber security and ICT solutions
- Bachelor of CYB: Identify, investigate, and appraise cyber security situations by applying appropriate methodologies, practices, technologies, ethical and legal issues, utilising generic and specialised software tools used by cyber security professionals
- Bachelor of CYB: Communicate effectively using written and oral communication skills in a professional context, adapt personal interaction style to a given audience, work efficiently in a team, guide and direct other team members
- Bachelor of CYB: Plan and implement a cyber security strategy considering the requirements of the organisation and consult with stakeholders
- Bachelor of CYB: Apply knowledge of the technologies that make up secure infrastructure to exploit and defend against idealised and real-life cyber security threats
The growing demand for IS professionals who can provide business analytics and business analysis expertise while showing an aptitude towards the organisational environment and the ability to communicate with the business users, means that graduates of this degree can enjoy career opportunities in the professional fields of business analysis, business analytics, solution architecture, project management, or other fields where business analytics and business analysis-requisite skills and knowledge are highly valued. The course also provides individuals with the requisite academic knowledge and skills to undertake further learning at higher levels such as Honours, Graduate Certificate, or Masters (by coursework) within the field of business analytics and business analysis and/or an area closely related to IS/IT. Pairing this with the Cyber Security degree, graduates of this course will have developed extensive skills associated to the cyber security of systems, networks, and programs. Via a combination of technical units and those with embedded industry-relevant projects, graduates will have demonstrated contemporary technical abilities, teamwork, oral and written communication skills. Examples of specific careers include cyber analysts, penetration testers, security consultants, and information security officers.
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