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Business Information Systems, Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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The Business Information Systems program at the Australian Catholic University allows international, fee-paying students to study units (subjects) in the Bachelor of Information Technology course and acts as an alternative pathway into the Bachelor of Information Technology degree. 

In other words, if you complete this diploma successfully you can then enter the Bachelor degree and be given credit for the units (subjects) you’ve already done.

The Diploma in Business Information Systems offers you:

  • English language classes
  • close monitoring of your individual progress
  • relevant units in Australian Society, and English Language Communication Skills.

You will also learn about

  • how information systems (IS) drive competitive strategies and organisational change
  • the significance of both technological and organisational issues in the analysis, design, development and deployment of IS solutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Language Communication Skills
  • Working with technology
  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Managing people and organisations
  • Money matters
  • Managing markets

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 063898J

  • Recognised international high school qualification
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18960 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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