Course

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Approved Abbreviation: BICT/BBus&Com


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3655.1

CRICOS Code: 068788G


Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This course version applies to students who commenced study in this course in 2010.

This double degree program targets the wide application of information technology in Business and Commerce. It provides students with a strong technical background in IT and Business and Commerce. It allows students to develop skills in application development, program design, systems analysis & design, networks, web-design, and the implementation of technology.

This degree combines information technology with one of ten key programs in:

  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Finance
  • Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Development and Organisational Development
  • Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management

Study Mode
Four years full-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course Advicebict@scem.uws.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Campbelltown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above

Accreditation
The Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology is currently accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional level.

Admission

Eligibility for admission to the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business and Commerce is based on the following requirements:

Assumed knowledge required: HSC Mathematics and two units of HSC English.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

UAC

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International Office

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof can be found on the Universities Admissions Centre website (UAC).

UAC

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 320 credit points as per the structure below.

Students are eligible to graduate with a Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, on completion of all the 24 units listed in the first three years of the relevant sequence below.

The conceptual design of this Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business and Commerce double degree is as follows.

1) Years 1 to 3 students complete their BICT (16 units) and two elective units;

2) Also, in Years 1 to 3 students complete five common BBC core units and one BBC key program unit, students may also elect to take two alternate BBC units (as suggested in the course document) in Year 1 which will be deemed equivalent to two BICT units. In Year 4 they complete eight BBC key program units.

3) Students within this course will only be permitted to undertake the following key programs within 2739 Bachelor Business and Commerce.

Please note that not all key programs are offered on both Parramatta and Campbelltown campus.

  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Finance
  • Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Development and Organisational Development
  • Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Applied Economics)

Parramatta campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300585Systems Analysis and Design
300580Programming Fundamentals

Choose one of

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

300700Statistical Decision Making
200032Statistics for Business

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200101Accounting Information for Managers

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200549The Australian Macroeconomy

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200547Macroeconomic Theory
200048Financial Institutions and Markets
200537Economics and Finance Engagement Project

Choose one of

200533Globalisation and Asia
200541Globalisation and Trade
200532Government and the Economy

Spring session

200053Economic Modelling
200531Industry Economics and Markets
200546Macroeconomic Issues

Choose one of

200065Political Economy
200075Urban and Regional Economics
200081Managerial Economics

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Applied Finance)

Parramatta and Campbelltown campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300585Systems Analysis and Design
300580Programming Fundamentals

Choose one of

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

300700Statistical Decision Making
200032Statistics for Business

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200101Accounting Information for Managers

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200488Corporate Financial Management

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200549The Australian Macroeconomy
200048Financial Institutions and Markets
200537Economics and Finance Engagement Project

And one alternate unit

Spring session

200053Economic Modelling
200057Investment Management

And two alternate units

Alternate units

200078Portfolio Management
200055International Finance
200077The Superannuation Industry
200079Derivatives
200518Behavioural Finance
200059Financial Economics

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Global Operations and Supply Chain Management)

Parramatta campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300585Systems Analysis and Design
300580Programming Fundamentals

Choose one of

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

300700Statistical Decision Making
200032Statistics for Business

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200101Accounting Information for Managers

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200677Global Supply Chain Management

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200528Management of Projects
200588Global Operations and Logistics Management
200667Global Enterprise Resource Planning
200668Technology Management for Competitiveness

Spring session

200167Quality Management
200585Organisational Behaviour
200565Operations and Logistics in Practice
200162Business Report

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Hospitality Management)

Parramatta campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300585Systems Analysis and Design
300580Programming Fundamentals

Choose one of

100483Principles of Professional Communication 1
200336Business Academic Skills

Choose one of

200032Statistics for Business
300700Statistical Decision Making

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200273Managing Service and Experience

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200101Accounting Information for Managers

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200709Managing the Accommodation Experience
200710Managing the Food and Beverage Experience
200708Hospitality Industry
200707Service Industry Studies

Spring session

200584Hospitality Management Operations
200742Sport and Hospitality Event Management
200148Planning and Design of Hospitality Facilities
200561Hospitality Management Applied Project

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Human Resource Development and Organisational Development)

Parramatta campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300585Systems Analysis and Design
300580Programming Fundamentals

Choose one of

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

300700Statistical Decision Making
200032Statistics for Business

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200101Accounting Information for Managers

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200300Managing People at Work

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200610Employee Training and Development
200243Work Employment and the Labour Market
200570Management of Change
200175Managing Human Resources and Industrial Relations

Spring session

200376Managing and Developing Careers
200157Organisational Learning and Development
200159Organisation Analysis and Design
200381Human Resources Development Seminar

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations)

Parramatta and Campbelltown campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300580Programming Fundamentals
300585Systems Analysis and Design

Choose one of

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

300700Statistical Decision Making
200032Statistics for Business

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200101Accounting Information for Managers

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200300Managing People at Work

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200614Enterprise Industrial Relations
200621International Human Resource Management
200616Workplace Behaviour
200613Negotiation, Bargaining and Advocacy

Spring session

200739Reward and Performance Management
200740Human Resource and Industrial Relations Strategy
200575Processes and Evaluation in Employment Relations

Choose one of

200610Employee Training and Development
200150Managing Diversity
200753Occupational Health and Safety

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (International Business)

Parramatta campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300580Programming Fundamentals
300585Systems Analysis and Design

Choose one of

100483Principles of Professional Communication 1
200336Business Academic Skills

Choose one of

200032Statistics for Business
300700Statistical Decision Making

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200101Accounting Information for Managers

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200591Introduction to International Business

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200541Globalisation and Trade
200094International Marketing
200626International Business Strategy
200595International Business Finance

Spring session

200590International Business Project
200374International Marketing Research
200589Export Strategy and Applications

Choose one of

200098The Markets of Asia
200099The Markets of Europe

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Management)

Parramatta and Campbelltown campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300580Programming Fundamentals
300585Systems Analysis and Design

Choose one of

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

200032Statistics for Business
300700Statistical Decision Making

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200101Accounting Information for Managers

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200585Organisational Behaviour

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200158Business, Society and Policy
200586Cross Cultural Management
200570Management of Change
200752Power, Politics and Knowledge

Spring session

200588Global Operations and Logistics Management
200159Organisation Analysis and Design
200568Contemporary Management Issues
200587Strategic Management

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Marketing)

Parramatta and Campbelltown campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300580Programming Fundamentals
300585Systems Analysis and Design

Choose one of

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

200032Statistics for Business
300700Statistical Decision Making

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200101Accounting Information for Managers

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200084Consumer Behaviour

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200086Marketing Communications
200592Marketing Research
200087Strategic Marketing Management
200094International Marketing

Spring session

200090Marketing of Services
200088Brand and Product Management
200091Business to Business Marketing
200096Marketing Planning Project

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Sport Management)

Campbelltown campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300585Systems Analysis and Design
300580Programming Fundamentals

Choose one of

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

300700Statistical Decision Making
200032Statistics for Business

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300144Object Oriented Analysis
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300581Programming Techniques
300095Computer Networks and Internets

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300699Discrete Structures and Complexity
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300578Professional Development
300698Operating Systems Programming
200705The World of Sport Management

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200101Accounting Information for Managers

And two electives

Year 4

Autumn session

200665Strategic Communication in Sport
200273Managing Service and Experience
200754Sports Management - Planning and Development
200707Service Industry Studies

Spring session

200664Sport Management Internship
200742Sport and Hospitality Event Management
200751Sport Management Applied Project
400335Contemporary Issues in Sport Management


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