Bachelor of Business Information Systems

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points


Offered in

For Continuing Students Only

Why choose this program?

You will gain the technical and business skills needed for a career as a business analyst in corporate or government information technology. You will learn how to create and support information systems based on a solid understanding of how a business operates. You will learn how to work out the needs of business users, find innovative applications of IT in business, communicate and negotiate with business management, and plan and manage projects.

You will study management, marketing, information systems, introductory programming, web design, accounting and economics, and project management.

The last year of your studies will include a major project for an industry client or an industry placement to prepare you for the transition to full-time work.

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Business Information Systems is offered full-time and part-time on campus at the Nathan campus.

As a full-time student you will generally attend 9-12 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. As a part-time student, you will generally attend 3-6 hours of scheduled classes per week.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

Work-integrated learning

Students will have the opportunity to complete the 20 credit point 3020ICT Industry Affiliates Program in their third year.

The Industrial Affiliates Program (IAP) is a Work-Integrated Learning program that has been designed to integrate students into the workplace through the completion of an industry based project. It is designed to benefit both the student as well as the industry partner. The IAP is a 20 credit point full trimester industry based project with both an industry professional supervisor and an academic supervisor. The maximum workplace attendance requirement will be 2.5 days a week (20 hours) over 14 weeks (i.e. 280 hours). The inclusion of work-integrated learning in this degree program demonstrates Griffith's commitment to preparing its success in their working life.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for work as a business analyst, mobile technology manager, online content specialist, e-marketing and communications consultant, or manager of computer-based information systems within an organisation.

Program accreditation

The Bachelor of Business Information Systems is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Business Information Systems (1360)

Year of study Fee category/Band Flat fee
2019 Withdrawn UGRD (DOM) $0.00

Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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