Diploma in Business Information Systems

This course is available only to international students.

Available to:
International students only.
CRICOS:
063898J
Campus:
  • Sydney (North Sydney), NSW
Duration:

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

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The Diploma in Business Information Systems provides a broad understanding of key commercial and business concepts. It allows international, fee-paying students to study units (subjects) in the Bachelor of Information Technology course and acts as an alternative pathway into the Bachelor of Information Technology degree. In other words, if you complete this diploma successfully you can then enter the Bachelor degree and be given credit for the units (subjects) you’ve already done.

The Diploma in Business Information Systems offers you:

  • English language classes
  • close monitoring of your individual progress
  • relevant units in Australian Society, and English Language Communication Skills.

You will also learn about:

  • how information systems (IS) drive competitive strategies and organisational change
  • the significance of both technological and organisational issues in the analysis, design, development and deployment of IS solutions.

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Not offered in Brisbane or Melbourne in 2019.

Year – Study Period Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4
Year 1 - Semester 1 ACOM105
English Language Communication Skills
BUSN111
Working with technology
ISYS201
Information Technology Infrastructure
BUSN113
Managing people and organisations
Year 1 - Semester 2 BUSN104
Money matters
BUSN112
Managing markets
ISYS228
Fundamentals of business information systems
UNCC100
Self and community: exploring the anatomy of modern society

'Pre:' – indicates a unit that must be completed before the next unit can be undertaken (prerequisite).
A blank cell indicates that there are no additional units required for that study period.
This is a sample program only and units will vary between states. Please refer to the handbook for the prerequisite units and the current listing.

Deferment

Exit Point

Certificate in Business Information Systems
(Exit qualification only)
CertBIS
40 cp
Minimum Duration: 6 months full-time.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.

Domestic Students An Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder.

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band) or equivalent or ACU English Test

Students who complete the Diploma in Business Information Systems may apply for entry with credit into the Bachelor of Information Technology.

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The Diploma in Business Information Systems provides a broad understanding of key commercial and business concepts. It allows international, fee-paying students to study units (subjects) in the Bachelor of Information Technology course and acts as an alternative pathway into the Bachelor of Information Technology degree. In other words, if you complete this diploma successfully you can then enter the Bachelor degree and be given credit for the units (subjects) you’ve already done.

The Diploma in Business Information Systems offers you:

  • English language classes
  • close monitoring of your individual progress
  • relevant units in Australian Society, and English Language Communication Skills.

You will also learn about:

  • how information systems (IS) drive competitive strategies and organisational change
  • the significance of both technological and organisational issues in the analysis, design, development and deployment of IS solutions.

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

North Sydney
  • 11-Feb-2019 , 22-Jul-2019 , 10-Feb-2020 , 20-Jul-2020

Not offered in Brisbane or Melbourne in 2019.

Deferment

No deferment available.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 25% of the program online.

Exit Point

Certificate in Business Information Systems
(Exit qualification only)
CertBIS
40 cp
Minimum Duration: 6 months full-time.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Year – Study Period Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4
Year 1 - Semester 1 ACOM105
English Language Communication Skills
BUSN111
Working with technology
ISYS201
Information Technology Infrastructure
BUSN113
Managing people and organisations
Year 1 - Semester 2 BUSN104
Money matters
BUSN112
Managing markets
ISYS228
Fundamentals of business information systems
UNCC100
Self and community: exploring the anatomy of modern society

'Pre:' – indicates a unit that must be completed before the next unit can be undertaken (prerequisite).
A blank cell indicates that there are no additional units required for that study period.
This is a sample program only and units will vary between states. Please refer to the handbook for the prerequisite units and the current listing.

  • Unit Fee: $2334.00 (2019)
  • Average first year fee: $18672.00 (2019)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $18672.00 (2019)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. The Unit Fee is based on a 10cp unit. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band) or equivalent or ACU English Test

Students who complete the Diploma in Business Information Systems may apply for entry with credit into the Bachelor of Information Technology.

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