Information Systems Specialisation - Bachelor of Business (Honours)

With the Information Systems specialisation in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) you investigate advanced topics in business information systems strategy and governance, managing information in the digital enterprise, business analytics and project management.

In this business information systems 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 information and communication technologies play and how organisations can add value through electronic business.

Business Information Systems department

This is part of the Bachelor of Business (Honours).

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To graduate with a Bachelor of Business (Honours), you must complete 120 points from:

  • Specialisation courses
  • Research methods course(s)
  • A dissertation

This structure ensures that you can critically analyse and evaluate the research and professional literature, and begin your postgraduate study in business information systems 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.

Specialisation courses

These advanced-level courses provide you with comprehensive coverage in the latest research and theories in business information systems, and help you prepare for your independent research thesis or dissertation.

Information systems courses

Research methods courses

The research methods courses explore philosophical issues related to the design of research and the research process. They include training in research methods to prepare students to conduct methodologically rigorous research.

Research (Honours) dissertation

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.

Skills you will develop

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

Graduate Profile

Key features
  • Skills in high demand in the business world
  • Learn from internationally recognised academic staff
  • Research strengths include IT governance, healthcare IT, ICT for development, enterprise systems, and logistics and supply chain management

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

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