Bachelor of Information Systems /Bachelor of Science

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Information Systems / Bachelor of Science
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)No
Duration4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeD369

Course sub-headings

Course overview

This combined course allows students to combine studies in information systems with studies in a science stream such as animal biology, plant biology, cell biology, human biology, environmental science, natural history, chemistry and materials science or mathematical modelling. Students will gain a broad knowledge of contemporary science and information systems, giving you the potential to work in a wide range of fields, including agriculture, medicine and human health, pharmaceuticals and food technology.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicableNot applicable$31,000

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

Course rules

Students will undertake 16 credit points in the Faculty of Business and Law and 16 credit points in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.  Course requirements for both the Bachelor of Information Systems (M340) and the Bachelor of Science (S320) must be satisfied.

The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Information Systems must include the 16 credit points of core units, excluding MIS396.

The 16 credit points studied within the Bachelor of Science must include 8 credit points of core units and a 6 credit point Science major sequence.

See course entry for Bachelor of Information Systems (M340) or Bachelor of Science (S320).