Course

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

Approved Abbreviation: BICT/BBus&Com


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3655.4

AQF Level: 7

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 2014 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Year 2012 to 2013 - 3655.3 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Commencement Year 2011 - 3655.2 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Commencement Year 2010 - 3655.1 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

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 six Majors in:

  • Applied Finance
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management

Study Mode
Four years full-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course AdviceCDMS@westernsydney.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).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

UAC

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

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

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 Major unit. Students may also elect to take two alternate BBC units in Year 1 which will be deemed equivalent to two BICT units. In Year 4 they complete eight BBC Major units.

3) Students within this course will only be permitted to undertake the following majors within 2753 Bachelor Business and Commerce.

*MT2011 Applied Finance

*MT2002 Hospitality Management

*MT2003 Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

*MT2005 Management

*MT2006 Marketing

*MT2008 Sport Management

Please note that the Applied Finance major is only offered at Parramatta campus only.

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

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
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development
300581Programming Techniques

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300095Computer Networks and Internets
300144Object Oriented Analysis

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300958Social Web Analytics
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

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

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in one elective in Year 3 Autumn session and to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting Information for Managers in Year 3 Spring session.

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200488Corporate Financial Management

And two electives

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in one elective in Year 3 Autumn session and to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting Information for Managers in Year 3 Spring session.

Year 4

Autumn session

200048Financial Institutions and Markets
200537Economics and Finance Engagement Project
200818Bank Management
200055International Finance

Spring session

200815Globalisation and Sustainability
200053Economic Modelling
200819Investment Management
200079Derivatives

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

200336Business Academic Skills
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1

Choose one of

200032Statistics for Business
300700Statistical Decision Making

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development
300581Programming Techniques

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300095Computer Networks and Internets
300144Object Oriented Analysis

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300958Social Web Analytics
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

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting 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 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
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development
300581Programming Techniques

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300095Computer Networks and Internets
300144Object Oriented Analysis

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300958Social Web Analytics
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

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

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in one elective in Year 3 Autumn session and to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting Information for Managers in Year 3 Spring session.

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200300Managing People at Work

And two electives

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in one elective in Year 3 Autumn session and to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting Information for Managers in Year 3 Spring session.

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 (Management)

Bankstown, 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
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development
300581Programming Techniques

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300095Computer Networks and Internets
300144Object Oriented Analysis

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300958Social Web Analytics
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

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

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in one elective in Year 3 Autumn session and to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting Information for Managers in Year 3 Spring session.

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200585Organisational Behaviour

And two electives

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in one elective in Year 3 Autumn session and to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting Information for Managers in Year 3 Spring session.

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
200568Contemporary Management Issues
200587Strategic Management

Choose one of

200159Organisation Analysis and Design
200157Organisational Learning and Development

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

Bankstown, 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
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development
300581Programming Techniques

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300095Computer Networks and Internets
300144Object Oriented Analysis

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300958Social Web Analytics
200184Introduction to Business Law
200525Principles of Economics

Year 3

Autumn session

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

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in one elective in Year 3 Autumn session and to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting Information for Managers in Year 3 Spring session.

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
200084Consumer Behaviour

And two electives

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in one elective in Year 3 Autumn session and to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting Information for Managers in Year 3 Spring session.

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)

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
300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development
300581Programming Techniques

Year 2

Autumn session

200571Management Dynamics
300582Technologies for Web Applications
300095Computer Networks and Internets
300144Object Oriented Analysis

Spring session

300583Web Systems Development
300958Social Web Analytics
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

Please note: From 2017 students are required to enrol in 200972 Accounting in Context instead of 200101 Accounting 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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