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Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Information Systems)
Federation University Australia - Online

Course outline

This program examines organisational and technological issues required to analyse and design business information systems.

Throughout the program, you will develop an understanding of organisational settings, recognising technology threats and opportunities, utilising modern principles and theories with practical applications.

Subjects such as information security, multimedia, knowledge management, databases and emerging technologies in business will help you become familiar with the latest developments in IT, as well as different types of tools and their applications.

Electives will compliment your IT degree, allowing you to build your business acumen with subjects including the theory and practice of managing people to build knowledge and understanding of workplace behaviour.


To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it’s important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that’s ideally not more than two years old.

You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.

Admissions Criteria

Entry Requirements (Year 12) English, Literature, English and Extnsion or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C), Applicant must be 16.
Entry Requirements (Non Year 12) completion of a VET qualification at a Certificate III level or higher


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicant must be 16

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
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As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2023 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
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Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Career opportunities

• Business analyst
• Computer engineer
• Computer systems auditor
• Computer systems engineer
• Data modeller
• Database administrator
• Database designer
• Electronic commerce administrator
• Hardware technician
• Business process analyst
• Enterprise systems analyst
• Information and data manager
• Information management administrator
• Information manager
• Management consultant
• Sales representative
• Specialist consultant
• Systems analyst
• Systems designer
• Training and support team leader
• Training manager


This program holds Professional Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Course Code
Start Date
February 2024
July 2024
November 2024
Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024

Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 4-6 years Part time

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