Information systems


Work in a globally-significant field where you'll implement cutting-edge technologies to solve business problems. If you have a passion for new technologies, business analytics and eBusiness, a career in information systems may be for you.

Get work-ready

Supplement your business studies with knowledge of the underlying information systems that support modern business processes, opening up career opportunities in just about every industry. Gain a competitive edge in the workplace with real-world expertise and practical skills in-demand from employers.


Undergraduate (your first degree)

An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any recognition of prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor and bachelor with honours are all undergraduate degrees.


Postgraduate (further study)

A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, masters and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.


Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)

Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities for information systems and business analytics graduates include entry pathways leading to roles such as:

  • business analyst
  • information systems auditor
  • information systems consultant
  • information technology consultant
  • project manager
  • security analyst.
Highest graduate salaries

Highest graduate salaries

As one of the most in-demand professions, you’ll be able to work anywhere in the world. And if you’re looking to save some money early on in your career, this course is a great option.

Professional recognition

Professional recognition

Our information systems degrees are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), offering you international and national recognition.


Deakin has been awarded the following prestigious accreditations:

  • Deakin Business School (DBS) is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three business schools in Victoria to achieve this recognition.
  • DBS has been awarded EQUIS accreditation through the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). This global best-practice recognition places Deakin Business School in the top 1 per cent of business schools worldwide.

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