Bachelor of Information Systems
Western Sydney University
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
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Year 12 or equivalent
Within this program students learn how to develop and integrate applications and information systems into a global business environment. Students will work with organisations to identify their business requirements and identify how best to design and develop information systems solutions. This course includes a real-life project where students will need to demonstrate they can plan, design, develop, manage and integrate information system solutions with the aim of solving community-based problems. Majors and sub-majors may be chosen from a range of disciplines that complement each key program, subject to the approval of the Director of Academic Program and subject to the number of elective units available in the key program.
Subjects you can Study
Entertainment computing; Health informatics; Mathematics; Mobile computing; Networking
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Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)
Bachelor Degree (Pass)
- Full-time internal = 3 years
240 credit points (24 subjects); face-to-face lectures, tutorials, workshop and laboratory sessions, project work, practical experience and required reading
Year 12 or equivalent
An Honours program is available.
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Life after Study
Computing and information technology
Where are graduates that studied Computing and information technology at Western Sydney University?
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Analysts define software requirements and specifications, and guide programme design and development. The analyst's role sits between the initial business analysis stage and the detailed system design, building and programming stages of the systems development process.
Business systems analysts study the overall business and information needs of an organisation in order to develop solutions to business and related technology problems. A business systems analyst's role is usually undertaken prior to the system design, building and programming stages of the systems development process.
Health information managers combine knowledge of healthcare processes, health records and administration, information management and human resource management to provide services that meet the medical, legal, ethical and administrative requirements of the healthcare system.
Information technology (IT) administrators manage the day-to-day operations of IT systems to ensure that the systems run effectively. IT administrators work with IT managers to make sure that the computer system provides sufficient computing power to deliver the desired level of business performance.
Mathematicians apply and develop mathematical principles to solve problems in all areas of the sciences, technology, social sciences, business, industry and commerce.
Programmers (IT) write, test and maintain computer programmes to ensure that the computer application meets the needs of the users of the computer system.
Systems designers (IT) create detailed design documentation for the development and integration of computer systems to meet the needs of businesses.