Information Systems
(CRICOS Course Code 0101271)

Program Aim

The Bachelor of Business – Information Systems Major students will gain technical and analytical skills in choosing this discipline as well as the ability to assess, evaluate, and communicate the key aspects of Information Systems as an enabler of modern organisations. Students will also study key commerce courses such as accounting and management. Student will also participate in team projects, developing solutions to real-world problems based on real organisations in the business world.

As part of their specialisation study, CIM graduates of Bachelor of Business – Information Systems Major will meet the prerequisites for their eligibility to apply for the membership of professional bodies in their area such as ACS Foundation.

Program Progression Rules

To complete the Bachelor of Business program, the student would need to complete 24 courses in the following order:

Single Major (other than Accounting)
  • 8 First year common core courses (100 Level)
  • 8 Courses in chosen Major – at least 4 out of 8 courses must be at 300 level
  • 4 Courses in chosen Minor – at least 2 out of 4 courses must be at 300 level (To complete a Minor, students are required to successfully complete all four of the required courses in their chosen Minor. If no Minor is chosen, in this program students are allowed to choose 8 elective courses.)
  • 4 Elective courses

Core Courses (Level 100 Courses)

Course Code Course Title Credit Points
BUSC101 Communication in Business 12
ACCT101 Foundations of Accounting 12
ECON101 Business Economics 12
ITIS101 IT and Business Processes 12
MKTG101 Marketing 12
MGMT101 Management 12
LAWS101 Fundamentals of Business Law 12
BUSS101 Business Statistics 12

Core Courses for Information Systems Major

Course Code Course Title Credit Points
level 200 ISBS201 Communications and Networks 12
ISBS202 Programming Concepts 12
ISBS203 System Analysis and Design 12
ISBS204 Database Management Systems 12
level 300 ISBS301 Information and Communication Security 12
ISBS302 Web Technologies 12
ISBS303 e-Business Solutions 12
ISBS304 Information System Project 12

Information Systems Major

First Year (Semester One of Six)

BUSC101 Communication in Business
ACCT101 Foundations of Accounting
ECON101 Business Economics
ITIS101 IT and Business Processes

First Year (Semester Two of Six)

BUSC101 Marketing
MGMT101 Management
LAWS101 Fundamentals of Business Law
BUSS101 Business Statistics

Second Year (Semester Three of Six)

ISBS201 Communications and Networks
ISBS202 Programming Concepts
Minor Course 1
Elective Course 1

Second Year (Semester Four of Six)

ISBS203 System Analysis and Design
ISBS204 Database Management Systems
Minor Course 3
Elective Course 3

Third Year (Semester Five of Six)

ISBS301 Information and Communication Security
ISBS302 Web Technologies
Minor Course 3
Elective Course 3

Third Year (Semester Six of Six)

ISBS303 e-Business Solutions
ISBS304 Information System Project
Minor Course 4
Elective Course 4

Bachelor of Business – Possible Minors

ACCT201 Management Accounting 12
FINC201 Fundamentals of Finance 12
ACCT303 Accounting Systems 12
ACCT304 Taxation 12
HOST201 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management 12
HOST202 Hospitality Asset and Operations Management 12
HOST301 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing 12
HOST302 Services and Experience Management 12
ISBS201 Communications and Networks 12
ISBS202 Programming Concepts 12
ISBS301 Web Technologies 12
ISBS302 e-Business Solutions 12
MGMT201 Organisational Behaviour 12
MGMT202 Cross Cultural Management 12
MGMT301 Strategic Management 12
MGMT302 Leadership and Change Management 12

Elective Courses

The students would be allowed to choose elective courses from the courses available/offered in Bachelor of Business at the Institute. Any available/offered courses could be chosen provided they are not part of the chosen Major or Minor

Double Major (without Accounting as one of the majors)

  • 8 First year common core courses (100 Level)
  • 8 Courses in chosen Major – at least 4 out of 8 courses must be at 300 level
  • 8 Courses in second chosen Major – at least 2 out of 4 courses must be at 300 level

Double Major (with Accounting as one of the majors)

  • 8 First year common core courses (100 Level)
  • 10 Courses in first chosen Major – at least 5 out of 10 courses must be at 300 level
  • 8 Courses in second chosen Major – at least 4 out of 8 courses must be at 300 level

Note: Students who choose to undertake a double major, incorporating a major in Accounting, must undertake an additional two courses of study, meaning that their degree will comprise 26 courses.