Business Information Systems


A postgraduate specialisation in business information systems will be concerned with the study of the direct application of software design and development to the business domain. You will gain an understanding of the principles and techniques to analyse, design, implement and maintain computer systems within a business environment. You may engage in areas of study including information security management, business process integration, and strategic information and knowledge management.

Specialisation outline

To meet requirements for this specialisation in the Master's degree, you would complete five units of study (30 credit points), comprising:

(1) one six credit point foundational unit of study;

  • INFS5002 Digital Business Foundations (new unit for 2015)

(2) four elective units of study (24 credit points) selected from the available units of study options listed under this specialisation in the University of Sydney Business School (Postgraduate) Handbook.

Graduate opportunities

Business information systems graduates will be able to develop careers in communications, networks analysis and development, information systems security development, e-business systems development, business intelligence systems construction, information systems and IT architecture and infrastructure development and maintenance.


Camperdown/Darlington Campus

Specialisation study mode

Normal Day

Related subject areas

Project Management

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