Bachelor of Information Technology in Business Information Systems (Single Major)

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy

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Awarded by Murdoch University


Course introduction

Introduction


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.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Core Units
Business Information Systems
Advanced Business Analysis and Design
Building Enterprise Skills
Business Intelligence Application Development
Consulting and Freelancing
Databases
Enterprise Architectures
Information Systems Management
Information Technology Project Management
Introduction to ICT Research Methods
IT Professional Practice Project
Systems Analysis and Design

Students are required to complete the following common units:

  • Career Learning: Managing Your Career — exempted for 3-year Polytechnic Diploma holders; subject to University’s approval
  • Building Enterprise Skills OR Consulting and Freelancing
Applicants may be required to complete general elective units to fulfil the required credit points.

Year 1 Unit Outline — exempted for private Diploma and Polytechnic Diploma holders subject to the University’s approval

The Year 1 unit outline can be found in the Murdoch University handbook: http://handbook.murdoch.edu.au/



Entry Requirements


Students with Murdoch University-recognised Polytechnic Diplomas will be given 12 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 (Single Major) accepts a wide range of qualifications with advanced standing:

These include:
•Polytechnic Diploma
•Advanced Diploma
•Kaplan Diploma
•Private Diploma will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
•ACCA

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



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration



Delivery Method
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.

Assessment Methods
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.



Fees & Funding


Tuition Fees
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.
For Singaporean/PR

  • Programme Fee:
    • S$20,287.20 (12 units, Single Major) payable in 4 instalments
  • Receive S$400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to enrol in the Degree programme. T&Cs apply.
     
Education Loan
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs
  • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
  • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years
Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. T&C apply, subject to bank’s approval.

Non-Tuition Fees
Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
For Singaporean/PR
  • Application Fee: S$192.60
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
*Note: All fees are subject to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 10 October 2020. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

 

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