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The Bachelor of Business Information Systems combines elements of business and IT degrees to produce graduates equally at home in the boardroom or server room. You'll study management, marketing, information systems, introductory programming, web design, accounting and economics, and business analysis. You'll learn how to create and support information systems based on a solid understanding of how a business operates. You'll gain the creative problem-solving skills to find innovative applications of IT in business, communicate and negotiate with business management, and plan and manage complex projects.
Study business information systems at Griffith
Our interdisciplinary focus on business and IT provides you with the skills that employers want. The last year of your studies will include a major project for an industry client or an industry placement, allowing you to build contacts and ensure you have the work-ready skills to hit the ground running. With Griffith IT in Australia's top three for teaching quality, where better to start your IT career.
You can get involved in exciting initiatives such as our App factory and start-up Mondays where you hear from industry speakers on areas such as start-ups and funding tips. As a graduate, you'll be eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society.
Griffith Information Technology graduate
An IT degree from Griffith was the start of an amazing journey for Elliot Nash. Soon after graduating, Elliot landed a programmer analyst role with a Gold Coast tourism operator with a focus on online tourism. This role led him to the realisation that his interest lay in combining his technical skills with business strategy. Elliot returned to Griffith to study an MBA.
Following his further studies, Elliot's qualifications and technical skills brought his profile to the attention of Amazon recruiters. It was not long before he was on his way to Seattle to take on the role of Technical Program Manager and embracing a new life in the US.
'My time at Griffith was extremely valuable in getting me where I am today. At Griffith, they teach the importance of leadership, vision, lifelong learning and mission, and at Amazon they really live and breathe those principles'.
75% of the fastest growing occupations now require science, technology, engineering or math skills*
Demand for graduates with combined business and IT skills has grown dramatically over the last five years as businesses enhance their systems and customer interfaces. As a graduate, you'll have the skills that employers want and be prepared for work as a business analyst, digital consultant, mobile technology manager, online content specialist, e-marketing and communications consultant, or manager or chief information officer of computer-based information systems within an organisation.
* Office of Australia's Chief Scientist, September 2014.
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Monday 13 July — Saturday 17 October
Trimester 2: Teaching and exams
Includes study and exam period from Thursday 1 October to Saturday 10 October.
Monday 26 October — Friday 30 October
Trimester 3: Orientation
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