• Overview
  • Career outcomes
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Structure
  • Accreditation

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Information Systems) will demonstrate knowledge and skills to solve problems and exploit opportunities in diverse business contexts through applications of technology-based systems. The program provides an initial foundation year of key business disciplines such as Accounting, Marketing, Business Law and Management whilst latter years provide students with knowledge and skills in the major areas of business information systems. The program is characterised by a final capstone project which provides students with the opportunity to apply their learning to real world problem solving.

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AIIIHE aims to prepare work-ready professionals. It is expected that graduates could start a career in Information Systems in positions such as:

  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Analyst

Graduates with a Bachelor of Business (Information Systems) will be eligible to undertake study in a range of Postgraduate level programs, particularly those which deepen their knowledge and skills in specialist areas grounded in information systems expertise.

Admission requirements are described in the AIIHE Admission Policy and Procedures and are summarised as follows. To be eligible for admissions to the Bachelor of Business (Information Systems) applicants are required to hold the following:

  • successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent with a minimum ATAR of 60; or
  • successful completion of an equivalent overseas secondary qualification and attainment of the ATAR equivalent; or
  • satisfactory completion of an accredited Tertiary Preparation Program or a Foundation Year Program offered by an Australian university or other accredited institution that would enable students to gain entry to an Australian university; or
  • satisfactory completion of at least one year of accredited full-time study at a registered institute of tertiary education at AQF level 4 (Certificate IV) or above in Australia; or
  • admission to candidature for an undergraduate degree at an Australian university.

Assumed Knowledge

Students are assumed to have:

  • basic numeracy skills of fundamental arithmetic – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division;
  • the ability to reason and to apply simple logical concepts; and
  • the ability to apply, in context, a combination of different discipline-based knowledge and skills.

English Language Requirements

Students whose first language is not English or who have not completed prior studies in English must demonstrate competency in the English language. English proficiency can be demonstrated by providing proof of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test result (or equivalent alternative test result as defined by regulations of the Australian authorities) that meets the minimum level of English proficiency of Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no individual band lower than 5.5 (Pearson PTE Academic overall score of 50 with no communicative score less than 42). Students who do not meet the specified English proficiency requirements will need to successfully undertake an ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) program with academic components i.e. undertake an EAP (English for Academic Purpose) with a recognised provider. More info can be found at the AIIHE English Language Proficiency Policy and Procedures.

Credit for Prior Learning

Conditions and procedures for application for Credit for Prior Learning are described in the AIIHE Credit for Prior Learning Policyand Procedures.

The structure of the Bachelor of Business (Information Systems) course is informed by the professional recognition requirements of the Australian Computing Society (ACS), the Skills for the Information Age (SFIA) framework and the need for Information Systems graduates to have a broad-based education in the fundamental areas of business skills and knowledge. The course provides a business-based year one with mandatory Information Systems subjects in year 2 and 3 and a few electives.

  • 23 subjects;
  • 10 credit points (cps) per subject; (Only INF304 provides 20 cps)
  • 240 credit points to complete the full course;

Nationally accredited and registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) under the code CRS1401105 and registered with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) under the code 109374J.

CRICOS Code109374J
TEQSA CodeCRS1401105
Duration3 Years full time
IntakeFeb | Jun | Oct
Study ModeOn Campus
LocationSydney | Brisbane
AQF LevelLevel 7
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Typical Study Program

Subject Code Subject Name CPS Pre-Req
Semester One
MKT101 Principles of Marketing 10 Nil
BUS101 Business Communication 10 Nil
INF101 Business Information Systems 10 Nil
MGT101 Principles of Management 10 Nil
Semester Two
STA101 Business Statistics 10 Nil
ECO101 Business Economics 10 Nil
LAW101 Introduction to Business Law 10 Nil
ACC101 Principles of Accounting 10 Nil
Subject CodeSubject NameCPSPre-Req
Semester Three
INF201Database Systems10INF101
INF202Business Systems Analysis and Design10INF101
INF203Information Systems Development10INF101
 INF204Information Systems Management10INF101
Semester Four
INF205Cloud Computing10INF202,INF204
INF206Business Process Modeling10INF201
INF207Business Data Analytics10INF201, STA101
 Elective – 1   
Subject CodeSubject NameCPSPre-Req
Semester Five
INF302Project Management10INF205
INF303Cyber Security for Information Systems10INF205
 INF304User Experience Design10INF202, INF203
Semester Six
BUS301Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility10Nil
INF305Information Systems Capstone20INF302 and 180 credit points
  Elective – 210 
You can choose some of these elective subjects as long as you meet the prerequisites of the subject
Subject CodeSubject NameCPSPre-Req
MKT201Consumer Behaviour10MKT101
MKT202Marketing Research and Marketing Analytics10MKT101, STA101
MKT203Digital and Social Media Marketing10MKT101
MKT206Introduction to Entrepreneurship10MKT101
MKT302Social Enterprise Marketing10MKT101
MKT303Event Marketing10MKT101
LAW201Corporate Law10LAW101