Information Systems - Bachelor of Business

Do you like the idea of developing innovative systems to support business? Study information systems in the Bachelor of Business degree.

Information systems is the crucial area between an organisation’s technological systems and its users - from software, data and business process improvements to social media operations. A well-developed information systems team is essential for the success of any business. It can improve business processes, help an organisation stay competitive, and increase efficiency, share information and make effective decisions. Skills in this area can help you play an essential role in the new world of business.


This is part of the Bachelor of Business.

Part 1

You complete four core papers - refer to the Bachelor of Business overview.

Bachelor of Business

And complete the following paper

You also choose minor or elective papers depending on your chosen minor(s).

Part 2

You learn how to analyse and model business processes, design and implement databases, and manage projects.

Papers may include

Part 3

Workplace experience

The capstone project is the final part of your degree and takes place in your final semester. You can choose to work in an organisation of your choice, start your own venture or complete an applied project, bringing together your learning and gaining valuable experience.

Recent placements included:

  • Bridgestone NZ
  • LG Electrics NZ
  • Mainfreight
  • Open Systems Specialists
  • Optimation New Zealand
  • Quantium Solutions NZ Ltd
  • Sovereign
  • Vodafone NZ

Workplace experience in the Bachelor of Business

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of this major are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Current students looking for specific requirements for business majors should refer to Blackboard.

  • Business analyst/process analyst
  • Business database administrator
  • Consultant
  • eBusiness manager
  • Information systems manager
  • Project manager
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Find out more about industry trends, job descriptions and what employers may be looking for.

Information Systems Careers

Key features
  • Can open up a wide range of careers
  • Skills in demand across the business world
  • Valuable workplace experience in an organisation of your choice
See yourself as
  • Curious about how systems are developed, maintained and used by business
  • Someone who enjoys working in teams
  • Interested in the innovative use of technology

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.