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What will I learn?

A Diploma of Business Information Systems focuses on the introduction and development of skills to prepare you for a career as an information systems professional. You will learn critical academic skills, and knowledge and applications of information systems across a variety of businesses.

The course is made up of six core subjects and two elective subjects. Successful completion of the Business Information Systems diploma will guarantee entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Business Information Systems.

Learning outcomes

Establish technical knowledge in planning, designing, implementing and maintaining information systems.
Discover how information systems are used as analytical tools.
Learn to adapt your approach and skills to a variety of workplace environments.
Understand which solutions are realistic and achievable.

Career opportunities

You will graduate with the technical and creative skills to make effective ICT business decisions in a global context. In addition, you’ll have the leadership and team-building skills to operate and manage information systems in dynamic 21st-century organisations. This course also teaches project management skills, requirements management and applications of micro-services, and how technological changes impact on contemporary businesses. You'll also have the opportunity to move into a Bachelor of Information Systems and pursue postgraduate study with a Graduate Diploma of Business Information Systems and Master of Business Information Systems.

Career paths

Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Process Analyst
Database Designer/Administrator/Programmer



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$25,120.00 (13,53,448) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022


Torrens University Australia

88 Wakefield Street,


South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$25,120.00 (13,53,448) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022


Flinders Street Campus

196 Flinders Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 5.5 with no skills band less than 5.0; Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 525; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 46-59 (minimum 14 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 43 (no skill score <35); Cambridge English Requirements (B2 First = First Certificate Exam and C1 Advanced = CAE): Overall Cambridge English Scale score of 162, achievable in B2 First or C1 Advanced; Occupational English Test (OET): D

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Torrens University Australia

Torrens University, Australia’s most progressive university- digitally enabled, immersed in industry and future focussed.

  • Access to 300+ industry focused courses
  • Dedicated success coaches to help student career goals
  • Industry placements with world’s most influential brands
  • Globally recognised qualifications