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Bachelor of Business Information Systems (BBIS) Degree

There is a strong global demand for information technology specialists and particularly those with expertise in management information systems. If you have an interest in developing, implementing and managing large-scale information systems in a range of business scenarios, the UOWD's Bachelor of Business Information Systems (BBIS) program in UAE will provide you with the knowledge and skills to apply appropriate technologies to achieve commercial advantage.

 

Duration
4 Years - Full-time

Intakes
Winter - January | Spring - April | Summer - July | Autumn - September

Tuition Fees
AED 232,943
USD 63,472
(VAT 5% inclusive)

 
 

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The program will teach you the methodologies and tools to harness information technology, from both strategic and operational perspectives, to create business efficiencies. It will enhance your analytical, problem solving, decision-making and critical thinking skills and help you to develop an understanding of key business concepts. As a BBIS graduate, you will be able to manage specifications, design and implement systems and select and apply appropriate technologies for the automation of business information. 

 

Program Leader

Dr Hock Chuan Lim

Dr Hock Chuan Lim
Assistant Professor
BSc, Philippines Military Academy, MSc, University of New South Wales, Australia, PhD, University of New South Wales, Australia

Prior to joining UOWD, Dr Lim worked as lead instructor in games programming in Canberra, Australia. He served as an instructor for Higher Education in Australia for 10 years and as IT manager and consultant...

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Career Opportunities

There is a strong global demand for information technology specialists and particularly for those with expertise in management information systems. Graduate of the Bachelor of Business Information Systems typically enter professions such as:

  • Information System Managers
  • Computer System Analysts
  • Applications Programmers
  • Database Administrators
  • IT Consultants
  • Software Engineers
  • Systems Designers
  • Systems Programmers

Professional Accreditation

ACS

ACS promotes quality in ICT-related higher education to meet future industry needs. ACS sets graduate standards, drives improvements and refinements, and gives recognition to quality programs. ACS also ensures that new specialist courses build key skills for critical emerging fields.

Accreditation and Recognition

Accreditation and Recognition

This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.

In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW Australia degree after completion.

Program Structure

To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Business Information System, a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 204 Credit Points (cp) which include General Education and Core subjects as specified in tables below and elective subjects from the approved list to bring the total 204cp. The electives must include 18 credit points of 300 level CSCI or ISIT subjects, Students may not take any electives at 100 level. Students are also required to accrue an overall weighted average mark (WAM) of 50%.

Program Core

Subject code Subject title Credit points
MATH060* Foundation Mathematics for Business 6 cp
MATH223 Mathematics for Information Technology 6 cp
CSIT111 Programming Fundamentals 6 cp
CSIT113 Problem Solving 6 cp
CSIT114 System Analysis 6 cp
CSIT115 Data Management & Security  6 cp
CSIT121 Object Oriented Design & Programming 6 cp
CSIT127 Networks & Communications 6 cp
CSIT128 Introduction to Web Technology 6 cp
CSIT214 IT Project Management 6 cp
CSIT314 Software Development Methodologies 6 cp
CSIT321 Project 12 cp
ISIT204 Principles of e-Business 6 cp
ISIT224 Management Information Systems 6 cp
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals in Society 6 cp
FIN111 Introductory Business Finance 6 cp
MARK101 Marketing Principles  6 cp
MGNT110 Introduction to Management 6 cp

*Challenge tests are available in MATH060. The tests are held in the first week of the semester and exemption from a subject will be granted on attaining a score of 60% or above.

Electives

Students can enroll in electives up to 204 cp from which 18 credit points must be at 300 level CSCI or ISIT subjects. Students may not enroll in any 100-level subject as elective.

General Education (GED)

Subject Code Subject Title Credit Points
GEDA010 Academic Language Skills 6
GEDB010 Research Language Skills 6
GED 020 Academic Study Skills 2 6
ARTS317 Muslim Societies Across the Ages 6
INE301 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 6
One subject from Arabic Language * 6
One subject from UAE Studies ** 6
 
* Options in Arabic Language
ARA101*** Arabic for Beginners 1A 6
ARA102*** Arabic for Elementary level users 6
 
** Options in UAE Studies
PUBH115 Public Health 6
URBS103 Urban Sociology 6
GEOG222 Society and Environment 6
IRAE135 UAE and International Relations 6

***Challenge tests are available in ARA101/ARA102. The tests are held in the first week of the semester and exemption from a subject will be granted on attaining a score of 60% or above.

For students who enrolled prior to Autumn 2020, please refer to the following link

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