BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BUSINESS SYSTEMS) - CRICOS CODE – 065661C
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES & OVERVIEW The Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Systems) examines
with a strong emphasis on electronic commerce - the organisational
and technological issues that are needed for the analysis and design of business information systems. The course provides a state-of-the-art program that considers modern principles and theories of computing together with the practical applications of technology. It provides students with the appropriate knowledge, skills and values to be effective in modern business environments.
Throughout the course, you will become familiar with the latest developments in IT, and understand the different types of information technology tools and their applications. You will learn to understand the role of technology in managing knowledge and information and become capable of critically evaluating currently existing technology systems and new developments. You will develop an understanding of the organisational settings in which information systems are used, and recognise the threats and opportunities of technology in business. An understanding of the role of modern information systems in society and business is also developed.
Successful completion of this course will give you the foundation, knowledge and skills to:
Understand the different types of information technology tools and their applications
Manage the impact of technology in organisations
Understand the role of technology in managing knowledge and information
Critically evaluate currently existing technology systems and new developments
Be familiar with the latest developments in information technology
Understand the organisational settings in which information systems are used
Recognise the threats and opportunities of technology in business
Show an awareness of ethics and social implications of their interest area
Understand the role of modern information systems in society and business
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (INTERNATIONAL)
International students must meet the following basic entry requirements (see below):
Satisfactory completion of a Year 12 High School examination, or overseas equivalent
Background in Mathematics recommended
Required proficiency in English. IE TS Band Score 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
At least 18 years of age at the time of the student’s proposed commencement of studies at the university
The constantly expanding information infrastructure has opened up many career opportunities for information systems graduates, ranging from the very technical to the very business-oriented. A variety of career opportunities exist in small, medium and large business and government in the major areas of information systems development, systems analysis, systems design, information management, database design and administration, electronic commerce and consultant.
FEES AUD $7,500 per semester PROGRAM DURATION 3 years or 6 semesters PROGRAM STRUCTURE
The Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Systems) is made up of 24 units. The core of the program consists of 16 business and information technology units. The business units will provide the business practice framework for information systems development, and the information technology units will provide you with the knowledge and technical skills required. Eight elective units complete the program
Semester 2 BUMGT 2601 ITECH 1000 ITECH 1002 ITECH 1006
Management Skills Programming 1 Network Operating System Database Management Systems
Semester 4 ITECH 3213 ITECH 3215 BUMGT 2606 ITECH 2102
Introduction to IT Project Management Information Security Managing People At Work Digital Image Manipulation
Semester 6 ITECH 3203 ITECH 3209 ITECH 3212 BUMGT 2615
Professional Development Project 2 Electronic Commerce 2 Designing Effective Organisations
Year 1 Semester 1 BUMGT 1501 ITECH 1001 ITECH 1004 ITECH 1005
Management Principle Communications & Technology Introduction to multimedia Business Information Systems
Year 2 Semester 3 ITECH 2106 STATS 1900 BUHRM 2601 ITECH 3202
Webpage & Multimedia Design Business Statistics Human Resource Development Database Design
As they are subject to staff availability, there is no guarantee that every course will be offered in any particular semester.
All courses are subject to change through the processes of regular program revision.
Year 3 Semester 5 ITECH 3208 ITECH 3211 ITECH 3214 BUMGT 2621
Project 1 Electronic Commerce 1 Emerging Technologies In Business Business Communications