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Business Information Systems and Management

Undergraduate | UAD-COM2512OUA | 2024

Study method
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Enrol by
12 May 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
20 May 2024

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Business Information Systems and Management

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Source, validate, use, and manage relevant and appropriate information for ethical and effective decision-making and problem-solving, applying systems thinking skills and techniques.
    2. Analyse the technology needs required to support a business and liaise effectively with technology personnel for acquisition, maintenance, and business support.
    3. Use basic/intermediate spreadsheet skills effectively for information management and decision-making.
    4. Be able to explain the use of databases for information management and decision-making, and demonstrate a fundamental grasp of the principles of database design.
    5. Assess the quality of information solutions to business problems, applying systems thinking skills and techniques.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UAD-INB-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of International Business
  • UAD-HSM-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Health Service Management


Successful completion and passing of four core open access courses and admission into an award program.
Level 2 units normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 units.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete their units. MyUni is the University of Adelaide's online learning environment. MyUni provides access to various features including announcements, course materials, discussion boards, and assessments.
  • Other requirements - It is strongly recommended that students update/refresh (or acquire) MS Excel skills to intermediate level. The course will commence with a quick refresher but is essentially built on an assumption of intermediate-level Excel skills.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of International Business

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Bachelor of Health Service Management

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