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Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced

Approved Abbreviation: BInfoSysAdv


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3688.1

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 079493K


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


This course replaces 3685.1 Bachelor of Computing (Information Systems) Advanced from 2014

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 2014 or later.

This degree focuses on computing and information technology in the context of business. In addition to the generic content described for Bachelor of Information Systems, this course utilises advanced activities, extension projects, research training and hands on work on real business projects.

During this program you will have a mentor who will support and guide you throughout the degree. This program will also link you with experienced academic staff and industry partners who will provide you with continuous training and supervision. In addition you will be invited to join research groups which will allow you to take part in large research projects.

Bachelor of Information Systems Brochure

Study Tour 2016 Information Systems Student Engagements

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

Accreditation
The Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced 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

Students within the advanced degree are required to complete five advanced units.

Compulsory Advanced Units

  • 300942.1 Emerging Trends in Information Systems (Advanced)
  • 300900.1 Professional Experience (Advanced)

A further three units to be chosen from

  • 300946.1 Computer Networking (Advanced)
  • 300941.1 Database Design and Development (Advanced)
  • 300901.1 Human-Computer Interaction (Advanced)
  • 300903.1 Programming Techniques (Advanced)
  • 300902.1 Web Systems Development (Advanced)

Advanced degrees are available with Business and Law.

Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of Law

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which include the units listed in the recommended sequences below.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time - Start Year Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

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

Spring session

200032Statistics for Business

Choose one of

300565Computer Networking
300946Computer Networking (Advanced)

Choose one of

300104Database Design and Development
300941Database Design and Development (Advanced)

And one elective

Year 2

Autumn session

300582Technologies for Web Applications

Choose one of

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300901Human-Computer Interaction (Advanced)

And two electives

Spring session

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

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

300578Professional Development
300942Emerging Trends in Information Systems (Advanced)

And two electives

Spring session

300900Professional Experience (Advanced)
300961Social Computing

And two electives

Full-time - Mid Year Intake

Year 1

Spring session

300573Information Systems in Context
200032Statistics for Business
300580Programming Fundamentals

And one elective

Autumn session

100483Principles of Professional Communication 1
300585Systems Analysis and Design

And two electives

Year 2

Spring session

300569Computer Security
300572Information Systems Deployment and Management

Choose one of

300104Database Design and Development
300941Database Design and Development (Advanced)

Choose one of

300565Computer Networking
300946Computer Networking (Advanced)

Autumn session

300582Technologies for Web Applications

Choose one of

300570Human-Computer Interaction
300901Human-Computer Interaction (Advanced)

And two electives

Year 3

Spring session

300961Social Computing
300960Mobile Applications Development

And two electives

Autumn session

300900Professional Experience (Advanced)
300578Professional Development
300942Emerging Trends in Information Systems (Advanced)

And one elective

Majors

All majors and submajors available to course 3687 Bachelor of Information Systems are also available to those enrolled in course 3688 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced.

Majors

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

Please note from 2018 M3070 Networking is replaced by M3109 Networking

M3109Networking

Sub-majors

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

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

Students in Advanced courses may use elective units toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major in Applied Leadership or Critical Thinking.

SM3082.1 Applied Leadership

SM3083.1 Crticial Thinking

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.

MyStudentRecords (MySR)



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