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2013 Bachelor of Information Systems with Honours(K4H)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 2 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or School of Computing and Information Systems (03) 6226 2900 (Hobart) or (03) 6324 3469 (Launceston) or


This on-campus, 1-year (minimum) full-time or 2-year part-time course is offered by the Faculty Science, Engineering and Technology at the Hobart campus.

Admission & Prerequisites

Candidates for the Bachelor of Information Systems with honours degree will be required to satisfy the following:

a. have completed a bachelor degree with a major in Information Systems, or a closely related field; and

b. have achieved at least a Credit grade in four of the final year units (total weighting of 50%) in their Information Systems major.

Course Objectives

The course aims to provide:

1 . students with a good understanding of the research methods in Information Systems and provide the training necessary to pursue a research degree in the field;

2 . advanced professional education and training in order to fulfill key roles in the IT and related industries;

3 . the community, particularly Tasmania, with honours graduates who have the research skills and knowledge that will lead to positions of leadership and management, particularly in the IT profession; and to
4 . produce graduates who have well developed professional skills in such areas as negotiation and conflict resolution, team building and leadership.

Career Outcomes

Associate membership of the Australian Computer Society. Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Systems could expect to find employment as a business analyst, database analyst, systems analyst, IT project manager, IT manager, Information manager, database administrator, IT administrator or manager, telecommunications manager, IT consultant, electronic commerce or electronic business consultant.

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