Course Description

Business information specialists are trained to analyse business problems and find possible IT solutions for these problems. This ranges from running an efficiency audit on a company's information systems through to analysing the effectiveness of a file management system and designing business software applications.

Business information specialists are also involved in the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of computer-based information systems critical to the successful operation of modern organisations. These specialists require a sound understanding of the business requirements to develop information systems and solutions to meet identified business needs and must deal with users at all levels within an organisation.

This course is specifically designed to prepare you for a career as a systems analyst or an information systems specialist. As well as having the capability of working in a business environment, graduates can work for the government or non-profit organisations.

This degree

The Bachelor of Business Information Systems provides foundation knowledge of organisational areas in IT, including:

  • Database management and security
  • Networks and Communications
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Principles of eBusiness
  • IT project management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Project

You will also study key commerce subjects such as accounting and management. In your final year you will develop your own application as part of an annual student team project, developing solutions to real-world problems provided by our industry partners.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $33,168 per year full-time


3 years full time, 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at University of Wollongong (UOW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 50.5% (national average 58.7%)
Improved skills: 76.8% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 78.8% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of Wollongong (UOW). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at University of Wollongong (UOW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 82.6% (national average 71.2%)
Studying full time: 9.4% (national average 11.7%)
Median full time salary: $55,100 (national average $58,700)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 068718M
University of Wollongong (UOW) Code: 1838

Entry Requirements

Lowest ATAR to receive an offer: 64
Median ATAR to receive an offer: 73
Highest ATAR to receive an offer: 99
Guaranteed entry ATAR: 75