Bachelor of Business - Information Systems - Applied

RMIT University

Students will learn to analyse, design and build sophisticated business information systems through the use of state-of-the-art methodologies, tools, hardware and software. Students study a common core in business and major studies in business information systems. In third year, students undertake a compulsory work placement in industry. A business design project completed in the final year is aimed at consolidating the theoretical and work experience components of the course. The course has the flexibility to complete a minor, or electives from business or other disciplines to tailor studies according to individual career goals. This course includes a compulsory work placement in third year. Students are responsible for obtaining their own placement, however, support is available to assist with your job search. Students who are unable to secure a placement can transfer to a related 3 year business degree.

Course Fee:

International: $122,880

Entry Requirements:

Year 12; Prerequisites: Units 3 & 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or at least 25 in any other English


This program is suited to students who already have significant working experience, or for those who want to extend studies in business and related disciplines by choosing from a range of second majors and minors to suit career or personal development goals. The program consists of 24 courses (each 12 credit points) and includes: 8 compulsory common business core courses, 8 business discipline major courses 8 flexible courses. The 8 flexible courses may be selected from 3 options: a second business discipline major (8 courses), a compulsory business discipline minor (4 courses) plus second minor (any discipline) a compulsory business discipline minor (4 courses) plus 4 electives. A second business major can be selected from: accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, logistics and supply chain management, management, marketing.

Subjects you can Study:

Business, Business Analysis, Business systems, Computer applications, Computer operating systems, Database management, Design (Business), E-Business, IT Management, Information Systems, Management.

Study Pathways:

Graduates of many RMIT vocational education and associate degree programs may be eligible to apply for exemptions. For details about pathways and the duration of your studies, please visit the recognised pathways page.


Subject to undertaking an approved pattern of work, the degree has been accredited at professional membership level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). The Society has reciprocal membership agreements with computer societies in New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Malaysia and Singapore. In addition, graduates can apply for ACS Certified Professional (CP) status thereby gaining global recognition as an ICT professional.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 80.85 No Full time 4 years
City 80.85 No Part time 7 years
Founded in 1887, RMIT became a university in 1992. It offers both higher education and vocational education courses with over 82,000 students including 31,160 international students, of whom 18,860 are taught outside Australia (almost 7,000 at RMIT Vietnam).

Over 900 courses exist to graduate at all levels, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and associate, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. RMIT University is a global university of technology and design offering areas of study including: aerospace and aviation; architecture, building and planning; art and design; business; communication; community and welfare; computing and information systems; education and training; engineering and related technologies; environment; health sciences; humanities, social sciences and legal; manufacturing and processing; and science and mathematics.

RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia, with smaller sites at Hamilton and Point Cook. Main campus in Melbourne's CBD is spread over a number of Melbourne city blocks. There are art galleries, cinemas, bookshops and cafes on campus. The Brunswick campus is six kilometres from the city and offers state-of-the-art specialist graphic technology, fashion and textile facilities - with access to the on-campus International Fibre Centre. The Bundoora campus is set in extensive parklands and offers courses in life sciences, education and manufacturing/mechanical engineering.

RMIT also two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, Spain. They also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, and enjoy research and industry partnerships on every continent.

RMIT was awarded the Premier's Award for International Education and the award for Excellence in the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards.

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

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