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Bachelor of Applied Information Systems

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
3 years
Start date: To be confirmed
Auckland Campus
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Course details


This programme aims to produce graduates who are:

  • Industry-ready so that they can add value to an organisation;
  • Problem-solvers, who are able to think creatively, act ethically and behave professionally;
  • Competent in relevant areas of Information Systems; and
  • Capable of continuing their own learning in other programmes including postgraduate study.

What you will learn

Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Information Systems will have a firm grasp of all the theoretical aspects of information systems, and will be able to apply their knowledge in practical situations. They will have developed particular aptitude in one area of the discipline, and will be aware of the need, and possess the skills, to keep their knowledge up to date. They will understand enough about scholarship and research methods to be capable of higher study.

To complete this programme, students must achieve a minimum of 360 credits.

Career pathways and opportunities

On completion of this programme, graduates will be well placed to gain career opportunities in the following areas:

  • information systems
  • project management
  • systems analysis
  • systems software engineering
  • network management and administration
  • database management
  • object oriented programming
  • web distributed processing systems
  • enterprise intranet
  • ecommerce
  • web technologies and implementation

Entry criteria

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be 16 years of age or older on the 1st of January in the year that the student enrols, unless approved otherwise by the Programme Leader
  • The student can reasonably expect to achieve the standards required for successful completion of the programme or course.
  • Applicants for whom English is not their first language must achieve an IELTS score of no less than 6.0 (with no band score lower than 5.5) or hold an equivalent score form a recognised alternative English Proficiency Test.

Applicants under 20 years of age require a minimum of NCEA (Level 3) with University Entrance.

Applicants aged 20 years or over need to provide appropriate evidence of their ability to study at tertiary level. Level 4 or 5 courses or programmes are preferred.

Applicants whom English is not their first language shall provide evidence that they have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5.


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