What will I learn?

This major focusses on the business side of information systems. Profitable businesses rely on information systems to obtain, process and output information. They also rely on IT professionals who can analyse and identify any issues, and propose the best solution.

This major focuses on the business side of information technology. You will learn how business information systems are selected, managed and applied, and gain a broad understanding of business systems analysis and design, software tools, information security, project management and business-related information systems management.

Through Industry Connection students are given opportunities to experience the real business world. As a Curtin Business School student you will have opportunities to connect with successful business and community leaders, helping you gain a competitive edge, with the potential to enhance your professional prospects.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin Business School (CBS) to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their business degree, these internships are for course credit and provide real-world exposure to our students.

These business internships will not only give students credit towards their degree, they will receive the industry experience and practical skills needed to achieve great things after graduation and give employers the opportunity to support and lend their expertise to the students, encouraging the future workforce, whilst being assisted to meet their business goals.

Why study Business Information Systems (Professional) Major (BCom)

  • Strong industry links and industry placements.
  • You can undertake industry project work and receive practical, industry learning experience.

Professional recognition

This program has Professional Accreditation from the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Career information

  • Network Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Change Management Analyst
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Information Technology Administrator
  • Systems Designer (Information Technology)
  • Analyst (Information Technology)
  • Computer Systems Auditor
  • Business Systems Analyst

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

CRICOS

013905G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,600.00 (US$ 19,894) per year
Indicative year 1 fee: USD $29,800 for 2020

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

Start date

29 July 2019, 24 February 2020

Venue

Kalgoorlie Campus

Egan Street,

KALGOORLIE,

Western Australia,

6430, KALGOORLIE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,600.00 (US$ 19,894) per year
Indicative year 1 fee: USD $29,800 for 2020

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

Start date

29 July 2019, 24 February 2020

Venue

Curtin Malaysia

Senadin Miri,

CDT 250, 98009 Miri Sarawak,

98000, Sarawak, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

United States High School Diploma or a High School Diploma based on a US curriculum with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or an average grade of B) and a Total score (Evidence-based Reading and Writing section and Math section) of at least 1000 out of 1600 in the SAT from the same sitting, a minimum of 400 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing section, and 400 in Math section is required. This qualification does not satisfy any course prerequisites. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50; C1 Advanced (CAE) - 176 with 169 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking; C2 Proficiency (CPE)- 190 with 176 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

For international students

Students from different countries should have qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12 and a scaled mark of at least 50 in English, Literature, or English as an Additional Language or Dialect.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.

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