The Discipline of BIS at the University of Sydney was established in 2002. We are a multidisciplinary team with a strong commitment to practice-based, industry-relevant teaching and research.
Our research focuses on:
- information systems strategy
- business analysis and business process management
- enterprise systems and business intelligence
- information policy, risk, assurance and governance
- enterprise social media and digital disruption
- project management
We offer degree programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Depending on your interests and skills you can combine your studies of BIS with other subjects to open up a wide variety of career opportunities.
Our major provides the essential knowledge necessary for organisations to meet their strategic goals, drive business innovation, and create effective business operations through the application of modern information and communication technologies (ICT).Students majoring in Business Information Systems (BIS) will work in professional roles such as business analyst, project manager, or business consultant with major corporations, consulting practices and small businesses alike.
The specialisation in Business Information Systems covers the application of modern digital technologies in the business domain. Students acquire the skills and techniques to carry out effective business analysis with a view to improving business operations through the application of business information systems. The specialisation also enables students to gain an understanding of the role of business information systems in facilitating business transformation and implementing digital business models in increasingly competitive market environments. Units of study in this area cover business process integration, enterprise systems, information governance, and business transformation.