With the Business Information Systems specialisation in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) you investigate advanced topics in information systems strategy and governance, managing information in the digital enterprise, business analytics and project management.
In the honours degree you explore a topic of your interest and will be guided by research-active academics who are known as experts in their areas of interest.
The Business Information Systems department at AUT has a rich research culture and is focused on understanding the central role that various information and communication technologies play in integrating contemporary organisations and adding value through electronic business.
Business Information Systems department
This is part of the Bachelor of Business (Honours).
To graduate with a Bachelor of Business (Honours), you must complete 120 points from:
This structure ensures that you can critically analyse and evaluate the research and professional literature, and begin your advanced studies in business with an appreciation of the current issues and controversies in the field. You also design and complete a piece of supervised research in a business discipline.
These advanced-level courses provide you with comprehensive coverage in the latest research and theories in your specialisation, and help you prepare for your independent research thesis or dissertation.
The research methods courses explore philosophical issues underpinning the design of research and the research process. They include training in research methods to prepare students to conduct methodologically rigorous research.
Research methods courses vary by specialisation.
This piece of supervised research contributes to the body of knowledge in your chosen business and economics discipline. You should consult your academic supervisor about your dissertation topic and proposed research.
The class of honours awarded in the programme depends on your grade performance.
The outcomes for graduates of this major are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.
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