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Bachelor of Information Systems (73F)

Course Structure

In the Bachelor of Information Systems you enrol in the major, minor, 4 degree electives and choose 8 student electives.

This degree consists of a total of 24 units comprising:
  • A major of 8 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate, 4 advanced units
  • A minor of 4 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate units
  • Four degree electives: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate or advanced units. Note: if you choose advanced level degree electives, you need to enrol in 2 student electives at intermediate level to meet the degree requirements of (a minimum of) 6 intermediate level units.
  • Eight student electives: units which may be chosen from this or any other subject area within the University, provided they meet the unit level requirements for the degree (see next point below), unit pre-requisites and quotas. You may take individual units or study up to the equivalent of a second major or a minor through your student electives and try out different subject areas - it's your choice.
  • Unit level requirements for the degree are: between 8-10 units at introductory level, 6-10 units at intermediate level and 6-10 units at advanced level. For example, this means you could study 8 introductory, 8 intermediate and 8 advanced, or you could take 8 introductory, 7 intermediate and 9 advanced units or other combinations within these ranges.
This diagram illustrates the course structure. Please check individual unit information for the semester that each unit is available in.

Year 1

 
Student Elective 1
Major 1  
Introductory Unit 2
KXX131 Data Management
Minor  
Introductory Unit 2
BMA101 Introduction to Management
 
Degree Elective 2
Choice from 2 units...
 
Student Elective 2
 

Year 2

 
Degree Elective 3
Choice from 7 units...
 
Student Elective 3
Major 1  
Intermediate Unit 2
KXX231 ICT Project Management
Minor  
Intermediate Unit 2
Choice from 7 units...
 
Degree Elective 4
Choice from 7 units...
 
Student Elective 4
 

Year 3

Major 1  
Advanced Unit 1
KXX331 ICT Project A
Major 1  
Advanced Unit 2
KXX332 ICT Project B
 
Student Elective 5
 
Student Elective 6
 
Student Elective 7
 
Student Elective 8
 
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Key: Green tick Unit offering available
 
 

Major 1

Information Systems Analysis
 
 

Minor

Information Systems Management
 
 

Degree Elective 1

Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
KXT101 Programming and Problem Solving
12.5%
Available Semester 1

Available Semester 2

Mutual Exclusions: KXA151orKXG161
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Degree Elective 2

A choice of one of the following:
Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
KXT107 Computer Systems Fundamentals
12.5%
Available Semester 1



KXX133 Web Management
12.5%


Available Semester 2

Mutual Exclusions: KXT105 and KXX132
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Degree Elective 3

A choice of one of the following:
Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
BMA201 Organisational Behaviour Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: BMA101
KXI204 Business Logistics Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: Any two introductory units
Mutual Exclusions: KXI312
KXI206 Database Management Systems
12.5%



Distance (H,L,W)

Prerequisites: KXI102 or BSA102 or KXX132
KXT207 Computer Networks
12.5%


Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: KXT101 or KXG161 and KXT107
Mutual Exclusions: KXA356
KXT208 Computer Security Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: Any two KXT, KXI or KXX units
Mutual Exclusions: KXA262 and KXA362
KXT209 Advanced Dynamic Web Development
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: KXT101 or KXT105> or KXT205 or KXG161
Mutual Exclusions: KXT281 and KXT381
KXT313 Human Computer Interaction
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% from 2nd or 3rd year KXT, KXI or KXX units
Mutual Exclusions: KXH241, KXH543
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Degree Elective 4

A choice of one of the following:
Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
BMA201 Organisational Behaviour Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: BMA101
KXI204 Business Logistics Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: Any two introductory units
Mutual Exclusions: KXI312
KXI206 Database Management Systems
12.5%



Distance (H,L,W)

Prerequisites: KXI102 or BSA102 or KXX132
KXT207 Computer Networks
12.5%


Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: KXT101 or KXG161 and KXT107
Mutual Exclusions: KXA356
KXT208 Computer Security Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: Any two KXT, KXI or KXX units
Mutual Exclusions: KXA262 and KXA362
KXT209 Advanced Dynamic Web Development
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: KXT101 or KXT105> or KXT205 or KXG161
Mutual Exclusions: KXT281 and KXT381
KXT313 Human Computer Interaction
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% from 2nd or 3rd year KXT, KXI or KXX units
Mutual Exclusions: KXH241, KXH543
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 

Student Electives

Student electives are your choice of available units from any study area across the University, provided you are eligible to enrol in them (i.e. meet any unit pre-requisites). You can take up to a second major or minor from the degree schedule through your student electives or the equivalent of a major or minor from a discipline area outside the degree schedule and try out different subjects – it’s your choice.

A wide range of Student Electives are available.