Organisations rely on effective information systems to provide the right information at the right time, in order to improve decision-making and productivity. Information and communications technologies are increasingly studied for innovative ways of influencing decisions, supporting customers and discovering competitive advantages.
In this Degree programme, you will learn how information is generated, communicated, stored and applied to a range of business activities. You will gain the skills and knowledge needed to apply technical solutions to business problems, in addition to an understanding of information systems design, management and development.
You will also develop project management, research and oral and written communication skills, ensuring you are ready to enter the job market.
In the final year of your programme, you will take part in an IT Professional Practice Project unit. This will include working in a team with other students and consulting with real clients to recommend, develop and implement new technologies to solve business problems.
Students have the option to enrol in either single or double majors.
Business Information Systems
Advanced Business Analysis and Design
Building Enterprise Skills
Business Intelligence Application Development
Consulting and Freelancing
Information Systems Management
Information Technology Project Management
Introduction to ICT Research Methods
IT Professional Practice Project
Systems Analysis and Design
Data Structures and Abstractions
Advanced Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems and Systems Programming
Students are required to complete the following common units:
Students with Polytechnic Diplomas, Kaplan Diplomas and Murdoch University-recognised Private Diplomas will be given 8 exemptions and gain entry to Year 2 of the programme. They can complete the course in 16 months instead of 28 months.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems and Computer Science (Double Major) accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing:
•Private Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Applicants admitted to the Bachelor of Business programme may be required to undertake bridging units to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge. The final decision rests with Murdoch University.
Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification of higher, where the language of instruction was English.
English requirement for International students:
•Applicants are required to meet Murdoch University English language requirement. Please refer to http://www.murdoch.edu.au/_document/International-students/Murdoch_English_Entry_Requirements_Undergraduate.pdf
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme, and they have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education and the Deputy Dean of Murdoch University are based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.
The total fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.