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Bachelor of Business - Bachelor of Information Technology | 2017
Testamur Title of Degree:
Bachelor of Business - Bachelor of Information Technology
BBus - BIT
UOW Course Code:
Total Credit Points:
4.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Delivery Campus / UAC Code:
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.
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.
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|
|ACCY111||Accounting Fundamentals In Society||6||Autumn, Spring|
|COMM101||Principles of Responsible Business||6||Autumn, Spring|
|COMM121||Statistics for Business||6||Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018|
|ECON100||Economic Essentials for Business||6||Autumn, Spring|
|FIN 111||Introductory Principles of Finance||6||Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018|
|MGNT110||Introduction to Management||6||Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018|
|MARK101||Marketing Principles||6||Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018|
|Plus at least one subject from the following|
|ACCY112||Accounting In Organisations||6||Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018|
|ECON102||Economics and Society||6||Autumn, Spring|
|MGNT102||Business Communications||6||Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018|
|Plus 48 credit points of Faculty Business subjects 18 cp|
|Plus the capstone subject|
|COMM331||Integrative Business Capstone||6||Autumn, Spring|
|Plus the core BIT subjects|
|CSIT111||Programming Fundamentals||6||Autumn, Spring|
|CSIT114||System Analysis||6||Autumn, Spring|
|CSIT115||Data Management and Security||6||Autumn|
|CSIT121||Object Oriented Design and Programming||6||Autumn, Spring|
|CSIT127||Networks and Communications||6||Spring|
|CSIT128||Introduction to Web Technology||6||Spring|
|CSIT214||IT Project Management||6||Autumn, Spring|
|CSIT226||Human Computer Interaction||6||Spring|
|MATH223||Mathematics for Information Technology||6||Autumn|
|ISIT224||Management Information Systems||6||Spring|
|ISIT204||Principles of eBusiness||6||Spring|
|ISIT219||Knowledge and Information Engineering||6||Autumn|
|CSIT314||Software Development Methodologies||6||Autumn, Spring|
|CSIT321||Project||12||Annual, 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 and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.
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".