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Bachelor of Information Systems

Approved Abbreviation: BInfoSys


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3687.2

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 079492M


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course was 2016 or later.

For Commencement Year 2014, please refer to: 3687.1 Bachelor of Information Systems

Today, practising professionals need to not only have knowledge and skills in computing, they also need to understand the context in which computer technology is applied in society, and be able to work collaboratively with people in all sorts of professions and industries. The Bachelor Information Systems degree integrates closely the applications of computing and information systems in a global business environment. You will work with organisations to design, develop, deploy and manage information systems through the application of computing technology. This course will help you carry out a real-life project where you will need to demonstrate you can design and develop an information system that solves a community-based problem.

Bachelor of Information Systems Brochure

Information Systems Study Tour Brochure

Study Mode
Three years full-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course AdviceCDMS@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above
Sydney City CampusFull TimeInternalAntoinette Cevenini

Accreditation
The Bachelor of Information Systems is accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level.

Admission

Assumed Knowledge: HSC Mathematics and any 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). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

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.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

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.

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline. This course includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

There is a mandatory work component required for completion of this course. Please contact the Course Advisor listed above for information.

International students should also refer to the 'Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students' website for more information and a link to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students

Course Structure

Double Degrees are Available with Business and Law.

Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of Laws

Qualification for the Bachelor of Information Systems requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which include the units listed in the recommended sequences below.

Sydney City Campus

Click here for the recommended sequence at Sydney City Campus.

Full-time - Start Year Intake - Parramatta Campus

Year 1

Autumn session

300580Programming Fundamentals
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1
300585Systems Analysis and Design
300573Information Systems in Context

Spring session

300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development
200032Statistics for Business

And one elective

Year 2

Autumn session

300582Technologies for Web Applications
300570Human-Computer Interaction

And two electives

Spring session

300569Computer Security
300572Information Systems Deployment and Management
300960Mobile Applications Development

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

300578Professional Development
300584Emerging Trends in Information Systems

And two electives

Spring session

300579Professional Experience
300961Social Computing

And two electives

Full-time - Mid Year Intake

Year 1

Spring session

300565Computer Networking
300104Database Design and Development
300573Information Systems in Context
200032Statistics for Business

Autumn session

300580Programming Fundamentals
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1
300585Systems Analysis and Design

And one elective

Year 2

Spring session

300569Computer Security
300572Information Systems Deployment and Management

And two electives

Autumn session

300582Technologies for Web Applications
300570Human-Computer Interaction

And two electives

Year 3

Spring session

300961Social Computing
300960Mobile Applications Development

And two electives

Autumn session

300579Professional Experience
300578Professional Development
300584Emerging Trends in Information Systems

And one elective

Full-time - Accelerated Pathway

Start Year 2.5 Year Accelerated Pathway with Summer sessions

Year 1

Autumn session

300580Programming Fundamentals
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1
300585Systems Analysis and Design

And one elective

Spring session

300565Computer Networking
300573Information Systems in Context

And two electives

Summer A session

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300104Database Design and Development

Summer Unit information

Year 2

Autumn session

300582Technologies for Web Applications
200032Statistics for Business

And two electives

Spring session

300569Computer Security
300572Information Systems Deployment and Management
300960Mobile Applications Development
300961Social Computing

Summer A session

300578Professional Development

And one elective

Summer Unit information

Year 3

Autumn session

300584Emerging Trends in Information Systems
300579Professional Experience

And two electives

Full-time - Accelerated Pathway

Early Start 2.5 Year Accelerated Pathway with Summer sessions

Year 1

Summer A session

200032Statistics for Business
300104Database Design and Development

Summer Unit information

Autumn session

300580Programming Fundamentals
100483Principles of Professional Communication 1
300585Systems Analysis and Design
300573Information Systems in Context

Spring session

300565Computer Networking
300572Information Systems Deployment and Management

And two electives

Year 2

Summer A session

300570Human-Computer Interaction

And one elective

Summer Unit information

Autumn session

300582Technologies for Web Applications

And three electives

Spring session

300569Computer Security
300960Mobile Applications Development
300961Social Computing

And one elective

Year 3

Summer A session

300578Professional Development

And one elective

Summer Unit information

Autumn session

300579Professional Experience
300584Emerging Trends in Information Systems

Suggested Majors and Sub-majors

Majors

Parramatta Campus

M3054Mathematics
M3068Entertainment Computing
M3070Networking
M3074Mobile Computing
M3097Health Informatics
M3098Big Data
M3107Interactive Analytics

Please note from 2018 M3070 Networking is replaced by M3109 Networking

M3109Networking

Sydney City Campus

M3098Big Data
M3074Mobile Computing
M3070Networking

Please note from 2018 M3070 Networking is replaced by M3109 Networking

M3109Networking

Sub-majors

Parramatta Campus

SM3001Systems Administration
SM3025Mathematics
SM3052Entertainment Computing
SM3053Social Media Analytics
SM3055Networking
SM3056Web Application Development (for Computing Students)
SM3057Mobile Computing
SM3077Systems Security
SM3089Statistics
SM3090Health Informatics
SM3101Cloud Computing

Please note from 2018 SM3055 Networking is replaced by SM3095 Networking

SM3095Networking

Sub-major Elective Spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major (40 credit points).

Search for sub-majors

Western Sydney University offers sub-majors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Creative Expressions Sub-major

Indigenous Economics Sub-major

Business Sustainability Sub-major

Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.

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