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B = Melbourne Burwood Campus
G = Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
S = Geelong Waterfront Campus
W =Warrnambool Campus
X = Off campus
|Award granted||Bachelor of Information Systems / Diploma of Language|
Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus/ Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
3.5 years full-time
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$23,350* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||078141J|
|Deakin course code||D328|
|VTAC Codes||1400416413 - Waterfront (Geelong), International full-fee paying place|
1400516413 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Students enrolled in this combined course will be required to undertake units of study at both the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and the Geelong Waterfront Campus.
The Bachelor of Information Systems/Diploma of Language enables students to structure their own language focused course by combining subjects from arts whilst undertaking studies in information systems.
Fee paying place - International (IFP)
A Fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2014, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2014 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
A combined course such as the Bachelor of Information Systems/Diploma of Language offers you the chance to broaden your career opportunities after graduation. For further information on career outcomes for this combined course, see the entries for Bachelor of Information Systems and Diploma of Language.
The Bachelor of Information Systems/Diploma of Language is a 28-credit-point program, comprising 16 credit points from the Faculty of Business and Law, 8 credit points from the Faculty of Arts and Education and 4 credit points of general electives that can be taken from any Faculty. Students must fulfil the requirements of each of the two degrees in their course of study.
The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Information Systems must include the 16 credit points of core units.
The 8 credit points required for the Diploma of Language comprise 8 credit points from one of the language streams.
Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.
If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
|Bachelor of Information Systems (M340)|
|Diploma of Language (A225)|