Bachelor of Information Systems

Western Sydney University

Within this program students will learn how to develop and integrate applications and information systems into a global business environment. Students will work with organisations to identify their business requirements and identify how best to design and develop information systems solutions. This course includes a real-life project where students will need to demonstrate that students can plan, design, develop, manage and integrate information system solutions with the aim of solving community-based problems. Majors and sub-majors may be chosen from a range of disciplines that complement each key program, subject to the approval of the Director of Academic Program and subject to the number of elective units available in the key program.

Course Fee:

International: $88,080

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent


240 credit points (24 subjects); face-to-face lectures, tutorials, workshop and laboratory sessions, project work, practical experience and required reading

Subjects you can Study:

Big data; Entertainment computing; Health informatics; Interactive analytics; Mathematics; Mobile computing; Networking; Social media analytics; Statistics; System administration; Systems security; Web applications development.

Study Pathways:

An Honours program is available.


Australian Computer Society (ACS) at the professional level

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney City 60.3 Yes Full time 3 years
Parramatta 60.3 Yes Full time 3 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

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