Every organisational goal, strategy and function is driven by data and technology.

This 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.

You will undertake studies in business analytics, business programming, data management, enterprise systems and network security, as well as business fundamentals such as accounting, economics, management and statistics.

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Total units of credit (UOC)




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.

Who should choose this degree?

Students wishing to combine a thorough understanding of information systems with business know-how.


  • Information Systems and Information Technology

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

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

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Assumed Knowledge


Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank


2019 Guaranteed Entry


2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma


2018 QLD OP


How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents 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.

Alternative entry or pathways

The Bachelor of Information Systems Admissions Scheme (BISAS) at UNSW offers an alternative pathway for domestic students into the Bachelor of Information Systems program. Find out more

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Annual Tuition Fee


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 pay 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 will increase each year of your period of study (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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