Business Information Systems
What can I do with my course in business information systems?
Careers in business information systems
As a Business Information Systems professional you can assist with the development and management of business systems in a variety of areas such as system and database development, e-commerce and consulting.
Your understanding of both business and technology will assist you plan and develop business systems that drive innovation and efficiency across all areas of an organisation. For this reason your knowledge will be highly valued in both technical roles and business analyst roles.
As a graduate of Business Information Systems, you may be able to find work in the Government sector, in large private organisations, consultancy firms or not-for-profit organisations.
Skills and attributes
You will need to demonstrate the following skills and attributes to gain employment in business information systems:
- The ability to communicate in both technical and plain language
- Listening and negotiation skills
- Project management skills
- Analytical proficiency
- Creative thinking
- Investigation techniques
- Problem-solving strategies
- General interpersonal skills
Related roles include:
- Systems analyst
- Database administrator
- Data scientist
- Internet/intranet administrator
- Information systems manager
- IT project manager
- Systems engineer/architect
- Business development manager
- Security and privacy consultant
Salary and job outlook
You can learn more about graduate salaries and graduates job outcomes for business information systems at Graduate Careers Australia.
You can look at industry trends and employment prospects by visiting Australian Government Job Outlook.
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