Holmesglen's Bachelor of Information Systems has a practical, hands-on approach to learning, focusing on building technical skills from the ground up.
Career opportunities, include:
- Junior Business Analyst
- Junior System analyst
- Software Developer
- Systems Administrator
- Network Administrator
- Network Specialist
- Junior Project Manager
- Web Developer
- Networking Specialist
- Database Developers
- Database Administrator
Pathways to further study:
- Masters or other post-graduate qualification
Watch our virtual tour
Take a tour of our cyber security and information systems centre
Studying the Bachelor of Information Systems at Holmesglen
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.
Mode of study Full-time, on-campus, face-to-face delivery
This course comprises 23 subjects:
18 core subjects
5 elective subjects
Business Information Systems, Enterprise Systems, Database Systems, Business Decision Analysis, Networking and Virtualisation, Programming, Big Data and Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, System Modelling, Project Management.
||Information systems in organisations
||Fundamentals of programming
||Communications and teamwork
||Operating systems and virtualisation
||Business requirements analysis
||The Modern Economy
||Information security management
||Business decision analysis
||Web design and programming
||Big data and business intelligence
||Enterprise cloud computing
||Human computer interaction
||Computerised Accounting Applications
||Organisational Behaviour And Design
||Business Relationship Management
||Programming web services
||Business transformation and innovation
||Information systems support and testing
||Information systems project
||Ethics and IT governance
| Code || Name |
|BIS101||Information systems in organisations|
|BIS102||Fundamentals of programming|
|BIS104||Communications and teamwork|
|BIS202||Operating systems and virtualisation|
|BIS201||Business requirements analysis|
|BEX103||The Modern Economy|
|BISE03||Information security management|
|BIS301||Business decision analysis|
|BIS403||Web design and programming|
|BIS501||Big data and business intelligence|
|BIS502||Enterprise cloud computing|
|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|
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. Final year there is a capstone project.
For details of credit points, learning outcomes, weekly contact hours, assessments, pre-requisites and co-requisites, download the Bachelor of Information Systems subjects summary (Word-103kb).
For details on the profile of students undertaking this course, download the Bachelor of Information Systems student profile (Word-127kb).
For details on ATAR-based offers, download the 2021 ATAR-based Offers for the Bachelor of Information Systems (Word - 122kb).
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.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the Bachelor of Information Systems.
Connections with industry
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.
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
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.
|Course fee||$18,000||per annum|
|Mandatory materials fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|Mandatory activities fee (GST inc)||$0||per course|
|** Additional course costs||$1,250||per course|
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and charges annually. You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
An additional administration fee may apply where the application is submitted directly to Holmesglen and not through a Holmesglen-approved education agent.
View detailed information on fees, payments and refunds here
Tuition Fee Protection Service
The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is an initiative of the Australian Government to assist international students whose education providers are unable to fully deliver their course of study for which tuition fees are paid. Read more about the TPS here