Overview

Combine this highly regarded degree with up to 18 months professional experience at industry-leading companies. The Information Systems degree will provide you with specialist skills, knowledge and experience in information systems, as well as give you the foundation to develop and implement information technology solutions in the context of a business.

Take your degree further by doing an Honours degree, where you will acquire advanced knowledge and research skills in Information Systems.You will graduate with excellent job prospects, thanks to the Co-op program’s assessable internship placements at sponsoring organisations.This is a scholarship program where successful applicants receive financial support.

Program Code

3964

UAC Code

424640

Total units of credit (UOC)

192

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

37

Why choose this degree?

This is a specialist degree that prepares you for careers in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. You will gain the skills and knowledge essential for developing and implementing information technology solutions for businesses, along with strong research skills as part of your honours program. This degree has an outstanding scholarship program that incorporates an internship component and offers excellent job prospects with industry sponsors on graduation.

Who should choose this degree?

Those wishing to develop conceptual and practical expertise in information system along with strong business know-how and who are seeking financial support during your degree.

Majors

Information Systems and Information Technology

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Business analyst
  • IS/IT architect
  • IS/IT consultant
  • IT infrastructure developer
  • Management consultant
  • Network developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Technical manager

UNSW Business School's Career Accelerator portfolio offers students exclusive access to a suite of for-credit, co-curricular and business experience opportunities to kick start your career.

Accreditation / Professional Recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) for provisional membership at the Professional Level. Students are also eligible for SAS accreditation after studying specific elective courses within the Bachelor of Information Systems. 

Assumed Knowledge

Mathematics

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

97.75

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

96.00 + Co-op

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

96.00 + Co-op

2019 A levels 4

19 + Co-op

2019 IB Diploma 5

N/A

2019 QLD OP 6

3 + Co-op

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

Information on how A levels are calculated can be found here.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

Additional selection criteria

Interview, Questionnaire

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$10,958*

Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 3

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

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