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:

Australian: $103,680
International: $130,560

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

Structure:

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. https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-student-applications/pathways/recognised-pathways/business

Recognition:

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:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City 80 No Part time 7 years
City 80 No Full time 4 years

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
  • Career advice and resume building workshops
  • Job opportunities and industry networking events
  • Accommodation assistance 
  • Disability services
  • Financial advice
  • Small business and entrepreneurial start up support 
  • Health information 
  • Safety and security services
  • Legal advice
  • Child care
  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

Interest areas include:

The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

If you would like any further information, please complete an enquiry form for local or international students. 

 

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