Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact Info Corner for more information.
Gain cutting-edge business IT knowledge and learn how to create successful business information systems solutions.
You will develop technical and leadership capabilities to prepare you for challenging positions in business and government organisations.
Our program produces ethically and socially responsible professionals ready to innovate and lead in the changing business IT environment.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
- 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent (with advanced standing)
- 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent (without advanced standing)
For further information about advanced standing see Pathways.
Depending on your previous studies and experience you could also be eligible for credit towards your program. Credit granted may reduce the amount of study you need to complete.
For more information please see RMIT’s credit transfer and recognition of prior learning policy.
Your courses may be offered during the day and late afternoon or early evening. Some advanced level elective workshops are offered over several days and/or weekends.
Your classes will mostly be held at the Swanston Academic Building where innovative learning spaces are interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for business students.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. In addition, you will have access to online and digital resources such as lecture notes, assessment tools, discussion boards and podcasts through myRMIT.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account. Educational software, the Learning Hub, other online and digital resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
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Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, quizzes and tests, blog journals and practical assignments.
In addition to the expertise provided by the College of Business Industry Advisory Board, the School of Business IT and Logistics maintains strong local and international links with industry and business practitioners to ensure current standards and practice are reflected in the program.
There will be opportunities to gain insights, and explore opportunities for mentoring and employment by interacting with guest speakers from organisations such as:
- AXA Australasia
- BHP Billiton
- Victoria Police
- The Australian
- GE Money.
You will be able to apply and contextualise theory to the world of work in courses such as Governance and Change in Digital Business, which requires you to evaluate the performance of real world practice in relation to IT governance and change management strategies, and the Business Information Technology Project completed in the final stage of the program.
Through the combination of business and IT studies, this program is designed to produce ethically and socially responsible professionals who can draw on technical and leadership capabilities, effective communication skills, innovative professional practices, and strategic and organisational skills to create successful business information systems solutions excel in the areas of business analysis, IT consultancy and project management.
Graduates may work in a range of industry sectors including health, retail, banking, farming, teaching, transport, manufacturing, publishing, telecommunications, education and libraries.
Potential roles in the public and private sectors include:
- ICT manager or consultant
- chief information officer
- e-business and e-procurement manager
- business and systems analyst
- systems management analyst
- database administrator
- IT project manager
- web developer
- systems architect
- IT contract manager.
You may also work as an independent broker or consultant or in electronic document management, applying your skills in litigation support, health and welfare, public administration and a variety of industry groups.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Students and graduates are eligible to apply for membership with the Australian Computer Society.
Program and course information
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