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Associate Degree of Business Information Systems
Associate Degree of Business Information Systems

Associate Degree of Business Information Systems

  • ID:AIoHE610003
  • Level:Associate Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

All applicants should be at least 18 years of age as at the commencement date of the course or unit in which the applicant will be enrolled as a student if the application is successful.

Academic entry requirements

International students must provide evidence of the following to demonstrate they have successfully met the educational entry requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 at the credit or above level as determined in Student Admission Policy (Appendix 1); or

  • Recognised Foundation Studies course; or

  • Successful completion of one year of accredited tertiary study at an Australian institution; or

  • Successful completion of Certificate IV in a related discipline or above; or

  • International Baccalaureate with a score of 24.

  • Where a student has commenced undergraduate studies in Australia with another provider they will meet the above as well as satisfactory course progression with their current provider. Where the course progression is deemed unsatisfactory, the student may be offered a place under the Student at Risk program.

English Requirements

For students whose secondary education was conducted in a language other than English:

  • IELTS overall band score: 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent (Refer to Appendix 2); or

  • English for Academic Purposes Certificate of Proficiency from an Institute’s approved ELICOS provider.

The Institute reserves the right to waive the English Language Requirements if the prospective applicant meets the criteria below:

  • Successful completion of an accredited course from the Australian Qualifications Framework at Certificate IV level in a related discipline or above, or one-year tertiary study within the past 2 years to the commencing date of the course applied at the Institute.

  • Successful completion of the requirements for the Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of
    Education in a course that was conducted in Australia in English.

  • Successfully completed Cambridge CAE & CPE 169+.

  • Successfully completed International Baccalaureate (IB) English B Standard Level grade 5, higher-level (A1 or A2) grade 4.

  • Students from the following countries who have completed senior secondary study or at least one year of full-time university study in one of these countries and the language in which the qualification was undertaken in English: American Samoa, Fiji, Jamaica, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, UK, Australia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, USA, Botswana, Guyana, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Zambia, Canada, Ireland, Liberia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, Zimbabwe.

Course Information

Behind every innovation is an information system. As the business world grows so do the systems that support it. The Bachelor of Business Information Systems (BBIS) has been designed to prepare students for careers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) focusing on managing information systems in organisations. Business information systems is an essential element in bringing together technology, people (individuals, groups, or organisations), and data/information to effectively manage organisations. Such systems are used to analyse and facilitate strategic and operational activities in organisations. The proposed BBIS course aims to provide students with cognitive and technical skills to create and manage cohesive business solutions for diverse organisations. The course will prepare students for entry-level management positions where technical skills in systems analysis, IS service provision, and project management are combined with cognitive skills in core business concepts, problem-solving, communication and team work to produce graduates who understand the role and contribution of information systems in driving and enabling the achievement of business goals and objectives.

Graduates of the Diploma and Associate Degree in Business Information Systems will be able to enter the ICT industry with technical skills in systems analysis, IS service provision, with cognitive skills in core business concepts, problem-solving, communication and team work to contribute to the overall information systems objectives of an organisation. They will be capable of utilising their skills to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of business information systems in a range of organisational and business environments.

CRICOS Code: 083130C

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What Units You'll Study

Level 1000

  • BBUS1001 Accounting for Business Decisions

  • BBUS1002 Foundations of Information Technology

  • BBUS1003 Business Communication

  • BISY1001 Professional and Ethical Practice

  • BISY1002 Database Management for Business

  • BISY1003 Foundations of Programming

  • BBUS1007 Organisational Behaviour

  • BBUS1008 Statistics for Professionals

Level 2000

  • BISY2001 Systems Analysis & Design

  • BISY2002 Information Systems Networking Essentials

  • BISY2003 Object Oriented Programming

  • BISY2004 Project Management

  • BISY2005 Enterprise Systems

  • BISY2006 Management Information Systems

Electives (Select any 2 from the list)

  • BACC2001 Introductory Accounting

  • BHAT2001 Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Management

  • BIAE2001 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Fundamentals

  • BIAE2002 New Product Development

  • BIAE2003 Innovation & Creativity

  • BINT2001 Foundations of Workplace Success

  • BMGT2001 International Business

  • BMGT2002 Managing Operations

  • BACC2002 Accounting Information Systems

  • BACC2003 Business and Corporations Law

  • BACC2004 Financial Accounting and Reporting 1

  • BACC2005 Management Accounting

  • BACC2006 Business Finance

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OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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