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  • Objectives
    The Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Business Information Systems dual degree aims to provide both technical skills in technology-based information systems and skills development in a specific business major. It provides a general focus on managerial decision-making, business and personal leadership, the ethics of values-based management, and relevant work experience. It is designed for students who wish to combine the benefits of technical skills that are now much sought after in the business information systems industry with majors in accounting, financial services, human resource management or marketing.
  • Entry requirements
    Queensland Prerequisites: English (4, SA); Mathematics A, B or C (4, SA) – any combination. New South Wales Assumed knowledge: Mathematics (any). Prerequisites: For Accounting and Financial Service majors: Mathematics (Performance Bands 3-6). Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 25 in English (any) and in Mathematics (any).
  • Academic title
    Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • Course description
    In keeping with the Mission of the University, several units within the degree focus on business ethics and personal values of the individual in a workplace setting. One compulsory unit of Professional Industry Experience is also incorporated in the degree. This unit is not an academic unit and does not involve regular classes or academic study fees. The Professional Industry Experience gained over the three years is designed to assist students to link their studies to the 'real world' of work, and to assist in gaining career employment on graduation.

    Major                                             Brisbane         North Sydney     Melbourne
    Accounting                                    available          available           available
    Financial Services                         not available    available           not available
    Human Resource Management     available          available          available
    Information Systems                     available         available           not available
    Marketing                                      available         available           available
    Professional Recognition

    The Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Information Systems has accreditation with the following professional organisations according to the majors completed:
    Accounting (including the unit BAFN200 Principles of Finance)

        * CPA Australia (NSW, Vic)
        * Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (Qld, NSW, Vic)

    Human Resource Management

        * Australian Human Resources Institute
        * Australian Institute of Management

    Marketing (NSW and Qld)

        * Australian Marketing Institute

    Information Systems

        * Australian Computer Society (provisional)

    Career Opportunities

        * Accountancy
        * Advertising
        * Business systems analysis
        * Database administration
        * Data communications
        * End user and product support
        * Financial services
        * Human resource management
        * Intranet and internet site development
        * Business information systems auditing
        * Business information systems consulting
        * Marketing research
        * Policy administration
        * Project management
        * Software engineering

    Pathways to further study

    An honours degree in business or business information systems is available for high-achieving students.

    Admission

    Apply directly to ACU National.

    Prerequisites

    Completion of the dual degree and satisfaction of the requirements for entry to Honours for the relevant degree.

    Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Business Information Systems
    BBUS/BBIS

    320 cp (Pass)

    Minimum duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

    Course available at:
    Brisbane, Queensland
    Melbourne, Victoria
    Sydney (North Sydney), NSW

    EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

    1. Definitions

    “Bachelor of Business Major”: 80 cp as prescribed for the relevant Major in the course rules for the Bachelor of Business.

    “Bachelor of Business Information Systems Major”: 80 cp as prescribed for the relevant Major in the course rules for the Bachelor of Business Information Systems.

    2. Requirements for Completion of the Pass Degrees

    To qualify for the Pass degrees, a student must complete:

       1. 320 cp consisting of:
             1. 140 cp from Core Units in the Schedule of Unit Offerings;
             2. 80 cp from any Bachelor of Business Major;
             3. 80 cp from any Bachelor of Business Information Systems Major;

    20 cp from other units listed in the Schedules for the respective degrees or from any other discipline (subject to campus availability and unit limitations), and provided that prerequisite and co-requisite requirements are met. A student taking an Accounting major must complete BAFN200 Principles of Finance;
      
    2. BIPX100 Professional Experience A.


    3. Requirements for Completion of the Honours Degree

    To qualify for the Honours degree a student must satisfy the Honours requirements set out in the rules for Honours in the relevant single degree.

    Schedule of Unit Offerings

    Core units
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    ACCT100             10     Principles of Accounting
    BUSN100             10     Reasoning and Communications
    BUSN202             10     Professional Ethics
    HRMG100            10     Management and People
    ISYS101              10     Fundamentals of Business IS
    ISYS203              10     Application Development 1 (Pre: ISYS101 Fundamentals of Business IS)
    ACCT100             10     Principles of Accounting
    BUSN100            10     Reasoning and Communication
    BUSN202            10     Professional Ethics
    ECON104           10     Business Economics
    HRMG100           10     Management and People
    ISYS101             10     Fundamentals of Business IS
    ISYS203             10     Application Development 1 (Pre: ISYS101 Fundamentals of Business IS)
    ISYS300             10     Application Development 2 (Pre: ISYS203 Application Development 1)
    LEGL101            10     Introduction to Law
    MGMT304           10     Strategic Management
    MGMT308           10     Project Management (Pre: 80 cp)
    MKTG100           10     Principles of Marketing
    STAT102            10     Business Data Analysis

    and
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    ISYS305             10     Information Systems Project (Pre: 120 cp, including MGMT308 Project                                                Management)

    or
    Unit Code     Credit Points     Unit Name
    BIPX301            10     Professional Experience B (Pre: 120 cp)

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