Information Systems (Co-op) - INFSB13554

Stream Summary

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Information Systems and Technology Management

Contact:  UNSW Business School Student Centre

Program: 3554 - Commerce (Co-op)


Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) (Major)

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Stream Outline

The UNSW Co-op Program is a scholarship program set up by industry and The University of New South Wales to provide financial support and industry training for selected undergraduate students. The UNSW Co-op Program is based on existing undergraduate programs at UNSW with the following special features:
  • For high achieving students the UNSW Co-op Program offers an ideal combination of challenge and opportunity.
  • Co-op students receive structured industrial training and gain valuable work experience with up to three different employers.
  • On graduation, sponsors are always looking to recruit Co-op Scholars.
  • UNSW academics and senior managers from industry and government have jointly planned Co-op requirements.
  • In 2013 Co-op scholars are receiving a tax-free scholarship of $16,750 per annum.
  • At present we have 130 of Australia’s leading industries sponsoring 270 scholars across 18 different programs.
The Co-op Program is a four year degree program within the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) and includes 18 months of coordinated industrial experience. Industrial training extends outside university semesters.

Stream Structure

This stream is for students undertaking the Information Systems Co-op Program within the Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op). This stream includes 48 UOC of INFS courses for the major, plus 36 UOC of Industrial Training Experience courses.

Compulsory Courses
Plus Stage 2/3 INFS Electives totalling 18 UOC from Table 1 (At least 12 UOC Level Three courses).

Table 1 Stage 2 & 3 INFS Electives
Note: *Students who successfully complete these four courses will be eligible for certification as a Business Analyst by SAS.

Plus required three Industrial Training courses
Note: This is a guide only. For full details of courses and rules, please consult the UNSW Undergraduate Handbook or the
SISTM website –

Entry Requirements

Entry to this stream of study is at first year only, through the scholarship selection procedures administered by the Co-op Program Office.
For baseline requirements to the UNSW Co-op program visit the future students page.

How to Apply

Visit the UNSW Co-op website for more information.

Further Information

For further information about the Co-op Program and Co-op Scholarships, refer to the Co-op program office
UNSW Co-op Program Office
tel: + 61 2 9385 5116
fax: + 61 2 9313 6774

Mailing Address:
UNSW Co-op Program
UNSW Sydney
NSW 2052

Please note that these requirements may be subject to change. Students are advised to follow requirements according to the year they commenced. Please refer to previous editions of the Online Handbook for your program requirements.

Contact the UNSW Business School Student Centre for advice.
tel: + 61 2 9385 3189
location: Level 1, room 1028, Quadrangle Building
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