Businesses rely on information systems to obtain, process and output information. They need professionals who can analyse and identify any issues, and propose the best systems solution.
Give your management aspirations an edge with a detailed understanding how business information systems work. In this double major you’ll examine the management, planning and design of information technology, and study how to use information technology and systems to solve all kinds of business problems.
In the Business Information Systems major you’ll learn how business information systems are selected, managed and applied to business problems. You’ll also learn how to analyse systems and manage projects.
The Business Information Technology major covers a range of areas essential to the growing IT industry. You’ll explore new technology and show your creative flair and eye for technical detail.
This double major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this double major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
How this course will make you industry ready
You’ll test your skills with a real-world project. You may also get to complete an internship at a well-known company during their degree.
What jobs can the Business Information Technology and Systems Double Major (BCom) lead to?
- Business analyst
- IT auditor
- IT manager
- Project manager
- Systems analyst
- Business and management
What you'll learn
- apply information systems and knowledge management principles to support business operations by providing an appropriate technological base and managing an effective information systems body
- apply systems theory and systems development techniques to develop systems appropriate to a range of business organisations
- conduct information requirements determination, recommend appropriate solutions, manage and participate in their implementation using a range of system development tools, platforms, languages and environments
- able to effectively communicate information and system requirements, policies and procedures, system designs, specifications and implementation details
- manage and implement appropriate information systems that provide a suitable technological base to suit a range of business organisations
- ability to see the business potential of new technologies as they emerge; ability to appreciate, and apply where appropriate, the philosophies behind new methodological approaches as they emerge
- apply communications and collaboration technologies to support international organisations; understand and appreciate relevant international ICT standards, and the role of ICTs in supporting international organisations
- understand the range of potential impacts of information technology on users, and manage and design systems and technologies that are appropriate to a wide range of users
- apply professional skills to ensure ethical practices in areas including but not limited to privacy and information security; employ best practice techniques for the design, management and operation of information systems and information technology organisations