Bachelor of Business Information Systems

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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Course rules

To qualify for the Bachelor of Business Information Systems students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:

  • 8 core Business Information Systems units of study (100 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Information Systems discipline major (100 credit points)
  • Secondary studies (100 credit points) comprising of a second major, co-major, minor/s, advanced minor and/or electives

Domestic students also have an opportunity to undertake a WIL Professional Placement. Please note that due to government regulation international students holding a student visa are not able to undertake Professional Placements in this course.

Students may not complete more than 150 credit points (normally 12 units) at Introductory Level (BUS1XXXX) A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternate.

International students who successfully gain a placement through the selection process will be required to change courses to a relevant Professional degree if this be feasible, in order to complete a placement and should consider any visa and extended study duration implications prior to applying. Professional Placements are subject to a competitive selection process.

Students who undertake a 12-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 375 credit points comprising:

  • 8 Core Business Information Systems Units of Study (100 credit points);
  • 8 units of study from the Information Systems discipline major (100 credit points);
  • 4 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points); and
  • 6 units of study comprising an Advanced Minor, Minor or electives (75 credit points)

Students who elect to undertake a 6 month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 325 credit points comprising:

  • 8 Core Business Information Systems Units of Study (100 credit points);
  • 8 units of study from the Business Information Systems discipline majors (100 credit points); 
  • 2 units of study from the Professional Placement Minor (50 credit points); and
  • 6 units of study comprising an Advanced Minor, Minor or electives (75 credit points).

Maximum Academic Credit
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Bachelor of Business Information Systems is 150 credit points (normally 12 units)