2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Business - Bachelor of Information Technology | 2017

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 Bachelor of Business - Bachelor of Information Technology


 BBus - BIT

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 4.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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 Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences

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The Bachelor of Business offers a broad education across all key aspects of the business environment. In addition to studying the essential core disciplines of accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing, and allows students to focus on their interests by choosing electives from a particular Business discipline.

The Bachelor of Information Technology offers graduates key skills required for any IT professional such as: organisational areas in IT; database management; programming; information systems analysis and design; communications and networks; security; eBusiness; project management; web-based technology; and professional practice in IT.

Entry Requirements

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

Course Learning Outcomes

A number of the course learning outcomes in each of these degrees complement and consolidate outcomes in the partner degree. Applied across two discipline areas, the outcomes are achieved at a broader and more comprehensive level.

The outcomes, which are common and consolidated in this joint degree, ensure that on successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate sound disciplinary knowledge;
2. Investigate and solve problems using discipline specific approaches;
3. Work as part of a team; and
4. Apply professional, social and ethical approaches in learning and decision making.

Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Handbook page of each individual degree for a comprehensive list of degree course learning outcomes.

Course Structure

To qualify for the degree of the Bachelor of Business - Bachelor of Information Technology, a candidate must complete at least 216 credit points made up of:

1. all compulsory (core) subjects in the Bachelor of Business, except COMM113 Business Oriented Information Systems [54 credit points];
2. at least 48 additional credit points from the Faculty of Business subjects, of which at least 18 credit points must be from 300 level Business subjects
3. all compulsory (core) subjects in the Bachelor of Information Technology [96 credit points];
4. an additional 18 credit points from the School of Computing and IT 100- 300 level subjects, of which at least 12 credit points must be from 300 level subjects;
5. no more than 90 credit points shall be at 100 level.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Bachelor of Business core subjects
ACCY111Accounting Fundamentals In Society6Autumn, Spring
COMM101Principles of Responsible Business6Autumn, Spring
COMM121Statistics for Business6Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
ECON100Economic Essentials for Business6Autumn, Spring
FIN 111Introductory Principles of Finance6Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
MGNT110Introduction to Management6Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
MARK101Marketing Principles6Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
Plus at least one subject from the following
ACCY112Accounting In Organisations6Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
ECON102Economics and Society6Autumn, Spring
MGNT102Business Communications6Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
Plus 48 credit points of Faculty Business subjects 18 cp
Plus the capstone subject
COMM331Integrative Business Capstone6Autumn, Spring
Plus the core BIT subjects
CSIT111Programming Fundamentals6Autumn, Spring
CSIT113Problem Solving6Autumn
CSIT114System Analysis6Autumn, Spring
CSIT115Data Management and Security6Autumn
CSIT121Object Oriented Design and Programming6Autumn, Spring
CSIT127Networks and Communications6Spring
CSIT128Introduction to Web Technology6Spring
CSIT214IT Project Management6Autumn, Spring
CSIT226Human Computer Interaction6Spring
MATH223Mathematics for Information Technology6Autumn
ISIT224Management Information Systems6Spring
ISIT204Principles of eBusiness6Spring
ISIT219Knowledge and Information Engineering6Autumn
CSIT314Software Development Methodologies6Autumn, Spring
CSIT321Project12Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
Plus 18 credit points of CSIT or ISIT subjects


Majors are not available in the Bachelor of Business course.

The option to complete a major is available in the Bachelor of Information Technology, however students enrolled in this double degree should be aware that undertaking a major may require a long duration and more credit points. Refer to the School of Computing and Information Technology for majors available in the Bachelor of Information Technology degree.

Students can consult with academic advisors in the relevant schools concerning the selection of appropriate subjects.


The Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) is available for students who have an undergraduate degree in Information Technology and who wish to undertake a research project as part of an add-on Honours year. Academic requirements are available from the Course Finder.

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 Information Technology is currently being accredited by the Australian Computer Society as potentially meeting the requirements for membership at the "Professional Level". 

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: business-enquiries@uow.edu.au or eis@uow.edu.au




Last reviewed: 26 August, 2016