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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
Email enqblg@deakin.edu.au
Melbourne Tel 03 9244 6555
Email enqblm@deakin.edu.au

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.

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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

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Course structure

Information Systems core units

MIS101 Business Information Systems  

MIS202 Managing Data and Information  

MIS201 Business Requirements Analysis  

MIS171 Business Analytics  

Information Technology core units
SIT102 Introduction to Programming  

SIT104 Introduction to Web Development  

SIT105 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for IT  

SIT202 Computer Networks  

SIT223 Information Technology Professional Skills  

SIT302 Project  

SIT374 Project Management  

SIT010 Safety Induction Program  

Note: SIT010 is a 0 credit safety induction unit.


Commerce core units

MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making  

MLC101 Business Law  

MMH299 Business Communication  

MMM132 Management  

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

MLL370 Unit description is currently unavailable  

MIS213 Business on the Internet  

MIS251 Accounting Information Systems  

MIS271 Business Intelligence  

MIS276 Design Thinking  

MIS312 eBusiness Strategies  

MIS313 Strategic Supply Chain Management  

MIS332 People, Work and Technology  

MIS352 Enterprise Systems  

MIS390 Business Internship A  

MIS391 Business Internship B  

MIS398 Project 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.

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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 www.deakin.edu.au/sebe/it, or by telephone 03 9244 6699.


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8th June 2007