Looking for a career path with strong job prospects, high earning potential and international opportunities?

The Bachelor of Information Systems should be on your radar. Information systems encompass all the technology that enables a business to run. They impact people, processes and technology – making the applications endless. But there’s a lot people don’t know about this dynamic field of study.

  • Information systems graduates have a unique understanding of both business and technology – and their skills have never been in higher demand. You’ll come away with a solid understanding of the relationship between people, processes and technology in the business world. You’ll have the knowledge and skills to help organisations operate more effectively. You can also tailor your degree towards your interests by specialising in data analytics, programming or the role of information systems in organisations.

    By the end of your degree, you’ll know how to transform businesses from the inside out, be able to extract meaningful insights from data, find technology solutions to operational challenges, optimise systems, and ultimately drive change.

  • Dreaming of heading overseas during your studies? You’ll have plenty of opportunities to take your studies abroad with a Bachelor of Information Systems.

    Take a tour of Asia and learn about information systems and business operations in an international context with the Information Systems and Technology International Study Tour. During this two-week trip, you’ll head overseas to visit leading international companies operating in the information systems sector and discover how these operations differ across national boundaries.  

    Or you could work for an overseas business with the Global Business Practicum, and gain first-hand experience. You’ll have the opportunity to work for an international financial, marketing or technology organisation, as well as attend masterclasses by industry leaders, government officials and academics. You’ll also have time to learn about the local culture,  through field trips to important cultural landmarks and sights..

  • With work integrated learning (WIL), you’ll apply what you’ve learned during your studies and develop your professional skills in a real working environment. WIL opportunities include an industry consulting project, where students form a consulting team to solve a real-world problem and pitch their solution to a panel of industry experts. Or you could join the future of work project, and tackle the challenges being faced by businesses when it comes to the workforce of the future.

    If you’re interested in applying your information systems expertise to the not-for-profit sector, the social entrepreneurship practicum could be for you. You’ll work on projects in areas such as social innovation; impact investing; business and human rights; corporate social responsibility and pro bono and volunteering.

  • The Bachelor of Information Systems program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at the Professional Level, which means you’ll graduate with an industry-recognised qualification to kick-start your career. 

    Your information systems degree will also be recognised around the world. The School of Information Systems and Technology Management is ranked 1st in Australia, 2nd in the Asia-Pacific Region and 11th worldwide by the Association for Information Systems (AIS).

  • Information systems is a constantly evolving field – and our degree is constantly reviewed to reflect that. Recent updates involve AI-driven analytics, in which you’ll use the latest AI technologies to analyse structured and unstructured data in business contexts. In social media analytics, you’ll learn how to collect and analyse unstructured social media data using technology like Microsoft Cognitive Services and Google Vision AI.

  • Wondering what you could do with an information systems degree? Information systems form the background of almost every sector. So, whether you want to work in the corporate or not-for-profit sector, healthcare or retail, the skills you gain during a Bachelor of Information Systems degree will give you a competitive edge.

    Some jobs you might explore include:

    • Chief Information Officer
    • Business analyst
    • E-commerce specialist
    • Information systems consultant
    • IT infrastructure developer
    • Network analyst
    • Network developer
    •  Information Security Analyst
    • Project management specialist
    • Systems analyst
    • User Experience Analyst
    • User Experience Designer

Want to kickstart your career in Information Systems? It all starts with an industry-leading degree. Find out more about the Bachelor of Information Systems and apply today.

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