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Overview

Course code:

BIS17

CRICOS:

095613G

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 3 years , Part Time: 6 years (local students only)

Campus:

Chadstone

Holmesglen's Bachelor of Information Systems has a practical, hands-on approach to learning, focused on building technical skills from the ground up.

The course gives students broad capability across the areas of networking, programming and web design, database design, cyber security and business analytics.

Subjects feature learning in business analysis, cloud computing, virtualisation, cyber security, big data and business intelligence, business management, information security and network security.

Holmesglen works closely with leading companies in the IT industry, including Cisco, VMware, Fortinet, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services to ensure this course is industry current. With this Bachelor, you will gain the practical experience and theoretical knowledge to be productive in the workforce from day one.


Course structure

Major studies
Enterprise Systems, Database Systems, Business Decision Analysis, Networking, Programming, Big Data and Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security.

This course is comprised of 23 subjects: 18 core and five elective subjects.

ASSESSMENT

A variety of assessment methods are used, including technical reports, laboratory reports, network design models, practical strategy assessments, written assignments, literature reviews, practical case studies, group projects, individual and group presentations, online quizzes, practical labs, exams, research reports, feasibility reports, and classroom hurdle tasks.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

BIS101

Information systems in organisations

BIS102

Fundamentals of programming

BIS103

Network fundamentals

BIS104

Communications and teamwork

BIS202

Operating systems and virtualisation

BIS201

Business requirements analysis

BISE04

Change management

BBA101

Business Management

BEX103

The Modern Economy

BISE03

Information security management

BIS301

Business decision analysis

BIS302

Database design

BAC101

Accounting Principles

BIS401

Enterprise systems

BIS402

Database systems

BIS403

Web design and programming

BIS404

Cyber security

BIS501

Big data and business intelligence

BIS502

Enterprise cloud computing

BIS503

Project management

BISE01

Human computer interaction

BAC102

Computerised Accounting Applications

BAC205

Organisational Behaviour And Design

BEX102

Business Relationship Management

BISE02

Programming web services

BISE05

Business transformation and innovation

BIS601

Information systems support and testing

BIS602

Information systems project

BIS603

Ethics and IT governance


Entry requirements

Good passes at Year 12/Matriculation or the overseas equivalent, including English.

English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 6.0.

Holmesglen requires applicants to have IT skills in switching on the computer, saving and organising files, sending and reading emails and following instructions for installing software/applications.

ADVANCED STANDING
You may be able to shorten the length of your studies by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, or work and life experience. Read more about gaining advanced standing and credits.

Advanced standing will be considered for applicants who have:
- been awarded an IT diploma or higher in the last 5 years
- have more than 2 years’ experience working in the IT industry

Applicants seeking advanced standing need to Apply to enrol. The Computing and IT Department will contact you to arrange an interview time once you have applied. At the short 30 minute interview you will be asked if you want to apply for Advanced Standing. To support your application you will need to submit evidence of qualifications and/or work experience in the field of IT. Suitable evidence can included the following:

- Awarded qualification documents
- Qualification transcripts
- Original course and subject outlines
- Work position descriptions or a CV
- Proof of employment
- A letter of reference from your employer confirming the duties undertaken in the workplace.

All applicants are required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment as part of the interview process. This assessment is used to identify your suitability for the course, and identify any learning support needs.

ADVANCED STANDING

You may be able to shorten the length of your studies by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, or work and life experience. Read more about gaining advanced standing and credits.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing 23 subjects, you will be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Information Systems.

PATHWAYS

Bachelor of Information Systems graduates can apply for entry to relevant Masters or other post-graduate qualifications.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Systems Administrator
- Information Systems Cloud Architect
- Information Systems Project Manager
- Cloud / Web Services Developer
- IT Business Systems Analyst
- Database Administrator and Designer
- Cloud Security Consultant
- Enterprise Systems Consultant.
- IT/IS Consultant
- Information Systems Administrator


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

International Fee

$17,000.00

The above fees are per annum. These are indicative fees only.
Individual subject tuition fees are available for higher education courses.

TUITION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS

Under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, Holmesglen Institute must meet tuition assurance requirements for persons, other than overseas students, who are enrolled in the higher education courses we offer in the event we cease to provide a course of study in which a student is enrolled. Overseas students refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2002.

Annual tuition fee:

These are indicative fees only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and other charges annually.
You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.

To find out more about fees or payment options, visit Fees for International Students.

TUITION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS

For more details, please refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2002.


Enquire online

Contact details

Information Systems Open Days

Looking for an IT degree that gives you strong technical skills with a hands-on approach? Come see us at Open Day to learn about how our Bachelor of Information Systems is a stand out course, providing a strong foundation for learners who are looking for a career across various areas of IT. Meet our expert teachers who�ll show you our computer labs and facilities and tell you about our practical applications, range of courses on offer and course pathways available.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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