Bachelor of Business Information Systems/Bachelor of Information Technology

Course summary for local students

Award granted Bachelor of Information Technology / Bachelor of Business Information Systems
Length4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
School of Information Technology
Tel 03 9244 6699

Faculty of Business and Law
Geelong Tel 03 5227 1277
Melbourne Tel 03 9244 6555

CRICOS course code055287C
Deakin course code D320

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The course offers a modern and learning-oriented study of Information Technology and Business Information Systems and produces graduates with practical and theoretical knowledge in IT with a broadly based business foundation, an emphasis on information systems knowledge and with the skills to construct and implement software and manage information systems.

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

Course rules

The course comprises 32 credit points usually completed over 4 years of full-time study, or the part time equivalent. It is structured to include:

  • 4 information systems core units;
  • 7 information technology core units;
  • 4 commerce core units;
  • 4 Information Systems elective units;
  • 3 SIT Course Grouped elective units;
  • 1 IT major sequence; and
  • 4 credit points of elective units from the Faculty of Business and Law

Course structure

Information Systems core units

MIS101Business Information Systems

MIS202Managing Data and Information

MIS201Business Requirements Analysis

MIS171Business Analytics

Information Technology core units
SIT102Introduction to Programming

SIT104Introduction to Web Development

SIT105Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for IT

SIT202Computer Networks

SIT223Information Technology Professional Skills


SIT374Project Management

SIT010Safety Induction Program

Note: SIT010 is a 0 credit safety induction unit.

Commerce core units

MAA103Accounting for Decision Making

MLC101Business Law

MMH299Business Communication


Information Systems elective units
Select four credit points of units of which two must be at level 3:

MLL370Unit description is currently unavailable

MIS213Business on the Internet

MIS251Accounting Information Systems

MIS271Business Intelligence

MIS276Design Thinking


Social Media and Mobile Strategies

MIS313Strategic Supply Chain Management

MIS332People, Work and Technology

MIS352Enterprise Systems

MIS390Business Internship A

MIS391Business Internship B

MIS398Project Management

Information Technology course-grouped units
Plus three credit points of Information Technology course-grouped units (any SIT-coded units), plus one IT major sequence.

Other elective units
Select 4 credit points of elective units from the Faculty of Business and Law, 2 credit points of which must be at level 3.

Equipment requirements for Cloud (online) students

Students must have access to a suitable computer and a network connection. Information about the hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Information Technology's website, or by telephone 03 9244 6699.


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