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In this four-year program you will analyse, design and build sophisticated business information systems.
You will complete a combination of common core studies in business and major studies in information systems, and build on your classroom learning through a compulsory industry placement undertaken during the third year.
Most of your classes will be held in RMIT's Swanston Academic Building which features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and project work.
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, 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.
Find out more about student computing at RMIT.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
In third year you will undertake a compulsory (full-time) industry placement through the Cooperative Education program where you will integrate work experience and networking with your learning activities at RMIT.
In addition you will undertake specialist information systems work-integrated learning courses which may involve interaction and feedback from industry, the community, clients and/or practitioners.
Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Graduates can be employed across many industries. Information Technology (IT) companies will choose graduates because of the combination of their IT skills and business acumen.
Some typical positions include:
- business analyst
- database designer
- information systems/operations manager
- systems analyst
- IT consultant
- information centre manager
- user liaison officer.
Recent employers of graduates include KPMG, Accenture, AAPT, SAP, Telstra, GE Financial Services, Microsoft, IBM, Hewlett Packard, NAB, ANZ, BHP Petroleum and various federal and state government agencies.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Subject to undertaking an approved pattern of study, the degree has been accredited at professional membership level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). The Society has reciprocal membership agreements with computer societies in New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Malaysia and Singapore. In addition, graduates can apply for ACS Certified Professional (CP) status to gain global recognition as an ICT professional.
Completing a global mobility program can help you to stand out in the job market.
In most cases you can gain credit points towards your studies while experiencing another culture and teaching style overseas.
Global mobility options available for this program include:
- Global intensives
- First Year Study Tour
- Study abroad
- Student exchange
- Cross-campus study at RMIT Vietnam
- Cooperative Education Program international industry placements
- RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP)
- Global Entrepreneurship and Internship Program (GEIP).
Find out more about international opportunities in the College of Business.