Course Detail

Bachelor of Business Information Systems


Undergraduate

Business information specialists are trained to analyse business problems and find possible IT solutions for these problems. This ranges from running an efficiency audit on a company's information systems through to analysing the effectiveness of a file management system and designing business software applications.

Business information specialists are also involved in the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of computer-based information systems critical to the successful operation of modern organisations. These specialists require a sound understanding of the business requirements to develop information systems and solutions to meet identified business needs and must deal with users at all levels within an organisation.

This course is specifically designed to prepare you for a career as a systems analyst or an information systems specialist. As well as having the capability of working in a business environment, graduates can work for the government or non-profit organisations.

This degree

The Bachelor of Business Information Systems provides foundation knowledge of organisational areas in IT, including:

  • Database management and security
  • Networks and Communications
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Principles of eBusiness
  • IT project management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Project

You will also study key commerce subjects such as accounting and management. In your final year you will develop your own application as part of an annual student team project, developing solutions to real-world problems provided by our industry partners.

What you will study

  • Business analysis systems and design
  • Programming
  • Data management
  • Business systems infrastructure and security

You will also study key commerce subjects such as accounting and management. In your final year you will develop your own application as part of an annual student team project, developing solutions to real-world problems provided by our industry partners.

 


Course Information

  • IELTS: 6.0/6.0

  • Scholarship: Yes

  • Tuition Fee: AU $33,840 per year

Admission Requirements

STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2018.

Applicant background

2019 intake

2019 intake (%)

Higher education study 

124

30%

Vocational education & training study 

26

6%

Work & life experience 

11

3%

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only 

28

7%

ATAR plus additional criteria 

18

4%

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) 

52

13%

International students 

151

37%

All students

410

100%

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2019

ATAR Selection Rank 
Highest rank to receive an offer

99.40

99.40

Median rank to receive an offer

72.95

76.40

Lowest rank to receive an offer

64.15

65.85

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)