2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Business Information Systems | 2017

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Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Business Information Systems



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences

Intake Session(s):


Delivery Mode:

On-campus (Face-to-face)

Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

Wollongong / 754500

South Western Sydney / 754505

Additional Information:

Course Finder


Business Information analysts are involved in the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of computer based information systems critical to the successful operation of modern organisations. They require a sound understanding of the business requirements for the systems they design and must deal with users at all levels within an organisation.

UOW's Bachelor of Business Information Systems degree is specifically designed to prepare you for a career as a systems analyst or as an information systems specialist in a business, government, or a non-profit environment.

The program emphasises theoretical understanding and practical skills and involves working with a wide range of hardware and software tools, using state-of-the-art computing facilities. Real life projects will ensure your skills meet industry requirements.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Business Information Systems will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate theoretical and technical knowledge of business information systems and the ability to apply this knowledge in developing effective information systems.
  2. Perform analysis and design in developing computer applications within business contexts.
  3. Develop effective systems implementation within business contexts.
  4. Think creatively in identifying effective system solutions for business problems.
  5. Function effectively as part of a team to accomplish a set of common goals and objectives and communicate with project stake holders.
  6. Apply informed professional judgments regarding ethical and responsible decision making with consideration of related social responsibilities.
  7. Reflect upon work practices, tools and frameworks for ongoing professional development. 

Course Structure

To qualify for award of the degree, the Bachelor of Business Information Systems, candidates must satisfactorily complete at least 144 credit points, comprised of the following: 

  1. 138 credit points of core subjects, as set out in the Bachelor of Business Information Systems Core Subject List, and
  2. One (1) elective subject (6 credit points), chosen from the General Schedule, or the CSCI, ISIT, or Business Schedules.


  • A maximum of 60 credit points of 100-level subjects can be undertaken as part of the Bachelor of Business Information Systems degree. 
  • The Faculty encourages the development of ICT skills and knowledge in the workplace through industry placement. Completion of ISIT200 Industry Placement, which is a minimum of a single 8-week period of approved industry placement, assessed in the form of written reports is highly recommended to all students to complete this placement. 

Core Subject List

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Year 1
CSIT111 Programming Fundamentals 6 Autumn, Spring
CSIT113 Problem Solving 6 Autumn
CSIT114 System Analysis 6 Autumn, Spring
CSIT115 Data Management & Security 6 Autumn
CSIT121 Object Oriented Design & Programming 6 Autumn, Spring
CSIT127 Networks and Communications 6 Spring
CSIT128 Introduction to Web Technology 6 Spring
MGNT110 Introduction to Management 6 Autumn, Spring
Year 2
CSIT214 IT Project Management 6 Autumn, Spring
ISIT204 Principles of eBusiness 6 Spring
ISIT224 Management Information Systems 6 Spring
CSIT226 Human Computer Interaction 6 Spring
MATH223 Mathematics for Information Technology 6 Autumn
Plus 3 Business subjects as listed below 18
Year 3
CSIT314 Software Development Methodologies 6 Autumn, Spring
CSIT321 Project 12 Annual
Plus 1 Business subject as listed below 6
Plus 3 CSCI-300 or ISIT-300 level subjects 18
Plus 1 elective from the General Schedule, CSCI, ISIT or Business Schedule 6

Business Electives List 

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals In Society 6 Autumn, Spring
ACCY112 Accounting In Organisations 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer
MGNT102 Business Communications 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer
MGNT206 Managing Human Resources 6 Autumn, Spring
MGNT201 Organisational Behaviour 6 Autumn
MGNT220 Organisational Analysis 6 Spring
OPS_200 Management and Electronic Business 6 Autumn
MGNT311 Management of Change 6 Spring
COMM121 Statistics for Business 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer
MARK101 Marketing Principles 6  Autumn, Spring, Summer
MARK213 Introduction to Marketing 6  Autumn, Spring
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business 6 Autumn, Spring
ECON101 Macroeconomic Essentials for Business 6 Spring

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Professional Recognition/Accreditation

The Bachelor of Business Information Systems is accredited by the Australian Computer Society as meeting the requirements for membership at the "Professional level".

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: eis@uow.edu.au
Email: Academic Course Director

Last reviewed: 2 November, 2016