Bachelor of Information Systems & Bachelor of Business

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  • Qualification:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    HECS-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    4 years full-time or 8 years part-time
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  • Awarded by:
    Western Sydney University
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  • Career Outcomes:
    Database Administrator | Entrepreneur | Startup Founder | Software Quality Specialist | Database Support Programmer | View All

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Course Rundown

Take the first step to becoming a budding entrepreneur or build a valuable set of skills to implement new ideas for start-ups when you study the Bachelor of Information Systems & Bachelor of Business from Western Sydney University.

This on-campus dual qualification will build vital skills in information and communications technology and help you understand the context in which computer technology can best be selected, applied and implemented.

The business side of the course will help build core skills in business and allow you to focus on a major of your choice including Finance, Markets or Management.

Makes waves with your career starting with this double degree from WSU!


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Bachelor of Information Systems:

  • Year 12 HSC (or equivalent); OR
  • Completed Diploma of Information Technology Western Sydney University The College; OR
  • Completed relevant VET award.

Bachelor of Business

  • Year 12 HSC (or equivalent); OR
  • Completed Diploma of Business Western Sydney University The College; OR
  • Completed relevant VET award.

Assumed Knowledge: Mathematics and any two units of English. Students unable to demonstrate sufficient levels of achievement in mathematics will be required to use the elective unit to increase their mathematical aptitude. This will not lengthen the period of study.

In this dual qualification, the subjects you may study include:

Year 1:

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Principles of Professional Communication
  • Enterprise Law
  • Financing Enterprises
  • Statistics for Business
  • Computer Networking
  • Enterprise Innovation and Markets
  • Enterprise Leadership

Year 2:

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Information Systems in Context
  • Business Major 1
  • Elective unit
  • Database Design and Development
  • Computer Security
  • Business Major 2
  • Business Professional Unit 2

Year 3:

  • Technologies for Web Applications
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Business Major Unit 3
  • Business Major Unit 4

Year 4:

  • Professional Development
  • Emerging Trends in Information Systems
  • Business Major Unit 7
  • Business Professional Unit 3
  • Professional Experience
  • Social Computing
  • Business Major Unit 8
  • Business Professional Unit 4

Business Majors:

  • Applied Finance
  • Economics
  • Hospitality Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management

Trust Western Sydney University to get you qualified in your field! Gain a recognised degree in Business, Health, Psychology, Communication, Medical Science, Criminology, Arts or loads more with WSU. 

Study online or on-campus and gain valuable, real-life skills that'll see you succeed in the workforce. With a reputation for excellence, you can be proud to graduate with a degree that comes from a uni ranked in the top 2% globally! Open up to a world of possibilities and enquire about a course with WSU today.

When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.

Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Australia Capital Territory: Campbelltown
New South Wales: Parramatta South

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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion, you'll receive a Bachelor of Information Systems & Bachelor of Business from Western Sydney University.

Your dual qualification and a new set of advanced skills will open up a wide range of opportunities in start-up companies and require new innovations and your cutting-edge technology skills.

The Bachelor of Information Systems is accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at a Professional level

Curious about where a career in information technology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Fees for this course vary depending on the units selected.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees.

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HECS-HELP You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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