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Diploma of Business Informatics - 189JA

Course Code: 189JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
UAC Code: 360020
CRICOS Code: 073953B
Selection Rank: 50
English Language Requirements:

An overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 5.5, with no band score below 5.5. Students who have undertaken all of their education in an English speaking country (as defined on UC website) are deemed to have met our English language proficiency requirements.

If you enjoy IT but prefer the science of data management and building innovative systems, then UC’s Diploma of Business Informatics is the perfect course to teach you how. 

With the opportunity to develop and apply knowledge of business informatics issues, this entry level qualification is the ideal pathway to quality for entry into the second year of a business-related degree at university.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll be equipped with a range of skills and an advanced understanding of theoretical frameworks to critically analyse complex systems and design robust management systems to meet the demands of businesses.

With the chance to explore areas of specialisation you’re most interested in, this course will give you the expertise to future-proof your career.

For more information, please see the University of Canberra College International Diploma Dates or Domestic Diploma Dates at or


Current and Commencing Students
Please contact University of Canberra College, Phone +61 2 6201 2961 or Email
Prospective Domestic Students
Email or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Students are required to meet English Language requirements and general admission requirements to the University of Canberra College.

Assumed Knowledge


Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2021 UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
2022 UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
2023 UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3
UCC Trimester 1
UCC Trimester 2
UCC Trimester 3

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Diploma of Business Informatics Dip BusInformatics

Unit Delivery Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International



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 found here.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
1 Communicative competence in the English language especially as it relates to business and informatics;
a) express knowledge, ideas and opinions, both orally and in written form, with confidence and clarity;
b) present arguments and ideas effectively;
c) actively listen and respond to the ideas of other people.
2 Develop analytical and critical thinking skills and apply them in a business context
a) Recognise the internal and external influences on businesses
b) Apply appropriate problem solving processes, arguments, critical and creative thinking
c) Plan, organise and work independently and within teams
Analysis and Inquiry
Problem solving
Work independently and with others
3 Develop a knowledge of theories related to the study of business and informatics.
a). have the ability to initiate new ideas, implement decisions and cope with uncertainty;
Analysis and Inquiry
4 Well-developed intercultural awareness
a) be able to function in a multi-cultural or global environment AND apply Professional Ethics
b) appreciate the social and cultural context of their profession
Professionalism and social responsibility

Course Duration

Standard two terms full-time or equivalent (for students in the extended course, standard three terms full-time or equivalent). Maximum eight terms.




  • Past Offerings
    • 2016->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce-Internal

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