Information Systems (Co-op) - INFSBH3554

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) (Honours)

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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 four 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 received a tax-free scholarship of $16,750 per annum.
  • At present we have 130 of Australia‚Äôs leading industries sponsoring 270 scholars across 18 different programs.
The Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) Information Systems Program is a four year degree program which includes 18 months of coordinated industrial training experience, which extend outside university semesters.
The Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) Information Systems Program offers a more advanced level of coursework and the chance to develop individual skills working independently on a research project. The program provides a broad exposure to advanced areas in Information Systems as well as a high degree of specialisation that is applicable to a career in industry. The Program is also designed as a preparation for PhD research in Information Systems at both UNSW and leading international research intensive universities.

Stream Structure

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

Students must also complete
Plus Stage 4 INFS electives totalling 12 UOC from Table 2.

Table 2 Stage 4 Honours Electives:
Plus required three Industrial Training courses:

Entry Requirements

This Program is available only to students admitted through the scholarship selection procedures administered by the UNSW Co-op Program office. The BCom (Co-op) IS Degree is a four year Honours degree program.

Candidates intending to apply to the Honours programs are encouraged to discuss their eligibility and study program with Undergraduate Honours Coordinator for Information Systems and Technology Management.

How to Apply

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

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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