BSc (Hons.) in Business Information Systems

Description

The BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems programme is designed to develop your knowledge and expertise in the analysis, development and application of socio-technical systems and the importance of information technology and computing in society. It provides a deep understanding of the underpinning theoretical foundations of information, technology and systems applied to modern business environments. You will also bis exposed to the state-of-the art theories, technologies and research that will shape and transform society over the next decade. At a higher level, this programme will prepare you for graduate work by showcasing the impact and importance of information systems to the global digital economy.

Who is the Awarding body?

The BSc (Hons) in Business Information Systems is awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University.

What does the Programme contain?

The BSc (Hons) in Business Information Systems programme is comprised of a number of core modules, with a range of options in the second and final year to develop your specific interests and expertise. Please refer below for the programme structure/ study plan with the details of the core and optional modules.

Where does the Qualification lead to?

The graduates of this programme could have opportunities in organisations where there are positions such as Business Analyst, Database Administrator, Application Analyst, IT Consultant, Data Analyst, Systems Analyst, Project Management Consultant etc.

How much time period does it takes?

The BSc (Hons) in Business Information Systems can be achieved over a minimum period of 4 years.

Programme Structure

Level

Semester/ Teaching Block

Module Title (Credits)

Level 3

Semester/

Teaching

Block 1

GLT3001

English Language Proficiency

(20 credit) Compulsory

GLT3006

English for Academic

Purposes & Study Skills

(20 credit) Compulsory

GRM3000

Academic Skills in Practice

(20 credit) Compulsory

GCO3000

Information Technology in Business 

(20 credit) Compulsory

GRM3001

Introduction to Quantitative Methods

(20 credit) Compulsory

Semester/

Teaching

Block 2

GHL3000

Management in Contemporary Organisations 

(20 credit ) Compulsory

GRM3002

Entrepreneurship (Creativity and Innovation) 

(20 credit) Compulsory

GAC3000

Personal Finance 

(20 credit) Compulsory

Level 4

Semester/

Teaching

Block 1

GIS4000

Computational Thinking

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS4001

Computing & Society

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS4004

Building for the Web

(20 credit) Compulsory

Semester/

Teaching

Block 2

GSP4002

Business in a

Global Context 

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS4005

Developing Quality

Software & Systems I

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS4006

Fundamentals of

Information Systems

(20 credit) Compulsory

Level 5

Semester/

Teaching

Block 1

GIS5005

Developing Quality Software & Systems II

(20 credit ) Compulsory

GIS5008

Digital Business

 (20 credit) Compulsory

GIS5001

Systems Analysis & Design

(20 credit) Compulsory

Semester/

Teaching

Block 2

GIS5000

Research Methods for Computing & IS

(10 credit) Compulsory

GRM5031

Summer Experience of Work with Personal Development Planning

(10 credit) Compulsory

GIS5007

Law & Digital Security

(20 credit)  Compulsory

GIS5009

Multimedia & Interaction

(20 credit) Optional

GSP5017

Consumers, Cultures and Commerce

(20 credit) Optional

Level 6

Semester/

Teaching

Block 1

GIS6000

Business Information Systems Dissertation Project

(40 credit) Compulsory

GIS6011

Information Systems Project Management

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS6004

Professional & Ethical Issues in IT 

(20 credit) Compulsory

Semester/

Teaching 

Block 2

GIS6008

Analytics & Business Intelligence

(20 credit) Compulsory

General Option (20 credit)

Level 6 options: students need to choose from the list below any 1 module of 20 credits

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship -GSP6032-20 credit
  • Leadership and Change Management GSP6064- 20 credit
  • Strategic Management – GSP6000-20 credit
  • Teaching of Computing- GIS6010-20credit
  • Advanced Multimedia- GIS6009-20 credit
  • Cyber Security- GIS6006-20 credit