Commerce (Information Technology Management)

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:3 years
Local:$ 13.1k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 15.2k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:985

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USQ’s Bachelor of Commerce majoring in IT management is a career-oriented degree designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge for a career as an IT manager. You will start your specialisation (major) in your first year and have numerous opportunities to put your learning into practice. You also have the option to choose a second major from a range of business, commerce and arts courses to shape the career you want and to strengthen your position. The IT management specialisation has great synergy with accounting and finance in particular, which can lead to a career in forensic accounting.

The use of information technology in the success of a business is varied, from electronic commerce, database design and implementation, security, network management, service management and enterprise resource systems.

The emphasis of this specialisation is to give you the skills and knowledge to solve business problems, designing systems and using information technology. You will be the person who runs projects, manages staff, and uses your IT knowledge to improve the success of the business.

Courses to be studiedUnits

Core courses8 

plus 1 x 8-unit Information Technology Management Major8 

plus 1 x 8-unit second Major
      or 2 x 4-unit Minors
      or 1 x 4-unit Minor plus 4 x Electives8

Total24 

Course codeCourse name

Core courses:

ACC1101Accounting for Decision-Making

CIS1000Information Systems Concepts

ECO1000Economics 

FIN1101Introduction to Corporate Finance 

LAW1101Introduction to Law 

MGT1000Organisational Behaviour 

MKT1001Introduction to Marketing 

STA2300Data Analysis 

or

POL1000Government, Business and Society 

Information Technology Management Major:  

CIS1101Business Online 

CIS2000Systems Analysis and Design 

CIS2002Database Design and Implementation 

CIS2005Principles of Information Security 

CIS3002Business Analysis 

CIS3009Enterprise Systems in Practice 

BUS3000Work Integrated Learning 

or 

CIS3011Information Systems Project 

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 English (4 SA) or equivalent

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

OP/Rank

The 2014 OP/Rank for this program is: 16/64

International entry requirements

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Pre-requisites

Year 12 Senior Certificate or equivalent from a recognised institution. Find your country's level of qualificationand minimum entry requirements for this program.

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

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