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Bachelor of Business Informatics(706AA.5)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Information Systems & Accounting
UAC Code: 366003
CRICOS Code: 049490F
IELTS Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5


The Bachelor of Business Informatics (BBI) is an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program providing a bridge between business and information technology areas. The purpose of the Bachelor of Business Informatics (BBI) is to graduate students who are Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals. An important primary role for graduates is that of business analyst, a person who designs or redesigns 'systems' (both manual and IT) to meet business requirements. Other roles are as an information analyst, who investigates information needs and designs systems to support them, a system architect, who is concerned with integration of business systems, and as an information systems manager who deals with areas such as service provision and outsourcing.

This degree develops the necessary theoretical frameworks and skills using an integrated sequence of subjects drawn from the business and information systems disciplines, bringing them together through case studies and a major project in the final year.

New course version for students commencing in 2015.

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Business Informatics B BusInformatics

Professional Accreditation

This course is accredited with the Australian Computer Society at the professional level.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Knowledge: Graduates who complete the Bachelor of Business Informatics will obtain a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in the information systems discipline and associated professional practice. In particular, graduates will acquire knowledge that will help to understand the intent and context of systems; business processes and associated work practices, requirements and information needs; and the impacts of actions on the business as a whole. ---
Skills: Graduates who complete the Bachelor of Business Informatics will have developed: - cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice in the areas of business analysis, business change management and implementation, project management and business strategy and planning of information systems. Graduates will have the ability to analyse and evaluate complex problems in a range of different information systems situations. - communication skills to transmit and interpret information systems work to technical and business stakeholders. Communication Analysis and inquiry Problem solving Working independently and with others Professionalism and social responsibility
Application of knowledge and skills: Graduates who complete the Bachelor of Business Informatics will be self-directed in applying the knowledge and skills obtained to new situations in information systems practice and their ongoing professional development. They will also demonstrate a personal autonomy in their future work in planning and executing a substantial informatics project connecting information systems theory with practice. Communication Analysis and inquiry Problem solving Working independently and with others Professionalism and social responsibility

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the University?s Admissions Committee.

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Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Domestic International Able to enrol full-time
in first period of study
2015 Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2016 Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be foundhere

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.


High performing students may be eligible for enrolment in the Honours in Information Sciences course. Depending on their course of study, students will graduate with either a Bachelor of Business Informatics (Honours), Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2015 CSP $18,720

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be foundhere.


  • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2013->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Bruce Campus-Internal


Prospective Domestic Students
Email or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
In person Faculty of Business, Government and Law student support area (Building 11, Level B, Room 27 - Reception counter) or Email
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