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Introduction to Information systems

Use technology to create everlasting change in the world we live in. Understand the ways in which we collect, process and store information. 

By choosing this field, you can combine your personal interests with technology. You may choose a path in geographical information systems, business information systems, accounting information systems or something else entirely.

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University of Tasmania


Accounting Information Systems

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Starts 22 Jul 2024, 16 Sep 2024

University of South Australia


Experimental Design

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 08 Jan 2024, 24 Jun 2024

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Torrens University Australia


Diploma of Business Information Systems

Operate and manage information systems for businesses

Get to know the IT systems that businesses use to make sense of data. You’ll develop the core skills needed by information systems professionals–including business analysts. Gain access to a wide-reaching business network. Future-proof your career.

100% online

1 year full time or part time equivalent

University of Southern Queensland


Master of Information Systems

Bridge the gap between IT and business

Find and implement IT solutions for business problems. You’ll study digital enterprise, cyber security, and systems analysis. Build your professional skills including communication and investigation. Electives include big data and blockchain, and more.

100% online

2 years full time or part time equivalent

Southern Cross University

A double degree in IT and business

Combine tech and business skills to unlock careers from software development to international business. You’ll learn how technology is crucial for business success. Focus your double degree with majors including cybersecurity, UX, and marketing.

Online & on-campus

4 years full time or part time equivalent

Griffith University

Keep pace with advanced database developments

Explore today’s tech that enables transparent information sharing. After covering the basics of blockchain you’ll delve into real-world applications like FinTech and NFTs. Think about distributed ledger technology and its risks and opportunities.

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What do you learn in an information systems course?

Information systems courses empower you to understand how software across industries is stored and used in society. You’ll build skills to design technology that meets the needs of customers, healthcare patients, community members and more.

Depending on the course you choose, you can expect to cover:

  • How to solve business problems through technology
  • How to use Java programming and database technology
  • Cross-functional skills such as business analysis, cloud computing, cyber security, big data and more

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