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Undergraduate

Business Information Systems (Professional)

Business Information Systems (Professional) Major (BCom) - BCom(Curtin) - MJRU-BUISP Curtin Business School
2018
2017

2018

Location Bentley or Mauritius This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

2017

Location Bentley or Mauritius This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

Course overview

Information systems are important across all areas of business. Profitable businesses rely on information systems to obtain, process and output information. They also rely on IT professionals who can analyse and identify any issues, and propose the best systems solution.

This major focuses on the business side of information technology. You will learn how business information systems are selected, managed and applied to business problems, and gain a broad understanding of business systems analysis and design, business software tools, information security, project management, business-related information systems management and knowledge.

You can undertake industry project work and receive practical, industry learning experience. OurInformation Systems Professional Practice Program allows you to test your skills with a company in the IT industry. This hands-on experience has been developed with the Australian Computer Society Foundation (ACSF) in response to industry demand for job-ready graduates.

Business Information Systems is offered as part of the Bachelor of Commerce. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.

High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.

Entry requirements

2018
2017

2018 entry requirements for international students

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Cut-off scores

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Minimum academic entry requirements


2017 entry requirements for international students

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Cut-off scores

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Minimum academic entry requirements


Fees

2017

2017 fees for international students

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $14,300
Indicative year 1 fee $28,600
Total indicative course fee $90,000
Indicative essential incidental course fee $0
The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

Professional recognition

This program has Professional Accreditation from the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Credit for previous study

 If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Business School to discuss eligibility for credit for recognised learning.


Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Change Management Analyst
  • Information Technology Manager.
  • Information Technology Administrator
  • Systems Designer (Information Technology)
  • Analyst (Information Technology)
  • Computer Systems Auditor

Why Business Information Systems (Professional)?

  • Strong industry links and industry placements.
  • You can undertake industry project work and receive practical, industry learning experience.

How this course will make you industry ready

 Our Information Systems Professional Practice Program allows you to test your skills with a well known company in the IT industry. This hands-on and exclusive experience has been developed with the Australian Computer Society Foundation (ACSF) in response to industry demand for job ready graduates.