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BSc Information Systems and Management

About the course

This degree is for you if you are interested in a career in information systems management or working for any of the software houses.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Program Aims

To provide a thorough understanding of how organisations and societies use and exploit new information and communication technologies (ICT).

Structure and Syllabus

Please note: the following course information sheets are in pdf format.

Standard Route Graduate Entry Route
100 courses 100 courses
1 IS1060 Introduction to information systems 1 IS1060 Introduction to information systems
2 MN1107 Introduction to business and management 2 MN1107 Introduction to business and management
3 IS1168 Introduction to computer systems architecture and programming 3 IS1168 Introduction to computer systems architecture and programming
4 One of the following 100 courses:
EC1002 Introduction to economics or
GY1009 Human geography or
IR1011 Introduction to international relations or
SC1021 Principles of sociology
4 One of the following 100 courses:
EC1002 Introduction to economics or
GY1009 Human geography or
IR1011 Introduction to international relations or
SC1021 Principles of sociology
200 and 300 courses 200 and 300 courses
5 One of the following courses:
MN3127 Organisation theory: an interdisciplinary approach (EC1002 or SC1021 or MN2079) or
MN3075 Human resource management or
MN2079 Elements of social and applied psychology
5 One of the following courses:
MN3127 Organisation theory: an interdisciplinary approach (EC1002 or SC1021 or MN2079) or
MN3075 Human resource management or
MN2079 Elements of social and applied psychology
6 IS2062 Information systems development and management (IS1060) 6 IS2062 Information systems development and management (IS1060)
7 IS2138 Information and communication technologies: principles and perspectives (IS1060 + IS1168) 7 IS2138 Information and communication technologies: principles and perspectives (IS1060 + IS1168)
8 IS3139 Software engineering: theory and application (IS2062 + IS2138) 8 IS3139 Software engineering: theory and application (IS2062 + IS2138) or
IS3159 Research project in information systems (IS2062 + IS2138)
9 IS3159 Research project in information systems (IS2062 + IS2138) 9 IS3167 Management and innovation of
e-business
10 IS3167 Management and innovation of
e-business
Please note that through this Graduate Entry Route the degree takes a minimum of three years to complete.
11 One 300 course from Selection group M
12 One 100, 200 or 300 course (or two half courses) from any Selection group

Notes:

  • The structure shown above is subject to confirmation in the 2011-2012 Regulations. The Regulations also contain full details on the rules that govern the choice of any course. Students already registered on the programme should consult the current Regulations section of our website.
  • To be eligible for the award of a degree, you must attempt all 12 courses and pass a minimum of 10 (although this would result in a drop in the class band of the degree award). On the Graduate Entry Route, you must successfully pass all 9 courses to be eligible for the award of degree.
  • In your first year of study you must demonstrate the capacity to succeed at Level 4 (100) courses before advancing to Level 5 (200) or Level 6 (300) courses, unless you have received accreditation of prior learning.
  • Prerequisites - courses which you must have already passed - are shown in brackets.
  • Course codes are new from the 2011–2012 academic year and replace any previous year’s examination numbers. This change does not affect the syllabus or course content. Please note that the course information sheet displays the old code – this will be updated in due course.

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