Bachelor of Business Information Systems

Asia Pacific International College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085159G

Level of study: Undergraduate


The Bachelor of Business Information Systems was developed after an extensive research and consultation period to better understand the needs of business and industry and ensure that graduates will be well equipped to meet those needs. As part of the process, the College held a dialogue with a wide variety of individuals and business leaders, leading academics and professional bodies. The aim was to understand what skills, knowledge, and capabilities are needed in the current business context and those which will be essential in the emerging global economy in an era of transnational mobility.

As a graduate of this program you will gain:

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Specific knowledge and expertise in business information systems
  • Expertise in business, and project management
  • Skills to participate in the planning, creation, and delivery of business endeavours and initiatives
  • Enhanced leadership, communication, and presentation skills
  • A sound understanding of dynamics of the industry, government, and global business

Career Outcomes

Globally today, there is an acute shortage of qualified business information systems professionals. As more and more software production is outsourced to countries with lower labor costs, the employment prospects are for those who can define, design, acquire and implement information systems at enterprise and global levels, utilising solutions that span both business and information technologies. Successful graduates must possess broad skill sets and have a strategic view of information systems as a key enabler of business efficiency and success.

Course Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Information Systems will have:

  • Broad and coherent knowledge of the role of information requirements and technology innovation in today’s business and government
  • Applied knowledge and understanding of how to design, create, and deliver information systems as an enabler of business innovation and competitiveness
  • Knowledge and awareness of the information environment in enterprise architecture, and how it relates to individual business functions and processes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Information Systems will have:

  • Cognitive skills to undertake basic research and to analyse and evaluate new information, concepts, and evidence from a range of business, industry, and academic sources;
  • Cognitive skills to analyse and evaluate organisational processes, information requirements, reasoned solutions, and source alternatives;
  • Cognitive and technical skills to facilitate design and management of enterprise architecture, the security of data and infrastructure, and management and control of IT risks;
  • Cognitive and creative skills in identifying and exploiting opportunities facilitated by technology innovations; and
  • Communication skills to facilitate working effectively with people and in teams and to present clear and coherent information in recognised and expected business, professional, and academic formats

Application of knowledge and skills
Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Information Systems will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills:

  • Through initiative and judgment in identifying and developing innovative technical solutions to problems in information system design and enterprise information architecture
  • With responsibility and accountability for their own learning, professional practice, and ethical standards, and in collaboration with others within a business or industry environment

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
15,760 Per Year
Read more47,280 for the entire course; Enrolment Fee: 200 (Non-refundable)
03 Oct 2022 3 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
399 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Applicants must have successfully completed:

  • the equivalent to an Australian Year 12 at a recognised overseas institution with an equivalent minimum ATAR of 65 OR
  • a Certificate IV or higher awarded by a recognised higher education/vocational; OR
  • a General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A) with three or more C Grades; OR
  • a Global Assessment Certificate with an average Grade of 65% or higher; OR
  • an International Baccalaureate.

English language entry requirements

  • IELTS Academic: Overall band score of 6.0 or with no band below 5.5 in writing and speaking; OR
  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score of 65 with a writing section minimum of 21 and speaking 18; OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE):Total score of 169 or over and with no band below 162 in writing and speaking; OR
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Total score of 169 or over and with no band below 162 in writing and speaking ; OR
  • PTE Academic Module with score over 50 with writing and speaking minimum of 42

Applicants who do not meet APIC’s English proficiency requirements can be made a conditional offer with a requirement to complete an approved intensive English language course and meet the required standard prior to their commencing their APIC award course.


Asia Pacific International College
Sydney Campus
Level 6, 1-3 Fitzwilliam Street
Sydney New South Wales 2150
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