BSc (Hons) 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 3

Block 1

GLT3001 English Language Proficiency

(20 credit) Compulsory

GLT3006 English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS3006 Programming Skills and Statistics

(40 credit) Compulsory

GIS3002 Mathematics for Technology

(20 credit ) Compulsory

GIS3003 Contemporary Themes in Technology

(20 credit ) Compulsory

Block 2

GRM3002 Entrepreneurship (Fundamentals & Concepts) 

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS3007 Introduction to Hardware, Software Systems and Networks

(20 credit) Compulsory

 

 

 

Level 4

Block 1

GIS4000 Computational Thinking

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS4004 Building for the Web

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS4017 Technology & Society

(20 credit) Compulsory

Block 2 GIS4005 Developing Quality Software & Systems I (20 credit) Compulsory GIS4006 Fundamentals of Information Systems (20 credit) Compulsory GSP4002 Business in a Global Context (20 credit) Compulsory

 

 

 

Level 5

 

Block 1 GIS5001 Systems Analysis & Design (20 credit) Compulsory GIS5005 Developing Quality Software & Systems II  (20 credit ) Compulsory

GIS5008 Digital Business

(20 credit) Compulsory

Block 2

GIS5000 Research Methods for Computing & IS

(10 credit) Compulsory

GRM5032 Work Experience with Personal Development Planning

(10 credit) Compulsory

GIS5007 Law & Digital Security

(20 credit) Compulsory

GIS5009 Multimedia & Interaction

                    (OR)

GSP5017 Consumers, Cultures and Commerce

(20 credit) Optional     

             

 

 

 

Level 6

 

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
Block 2 GIS6008 Analytics and Business Intelligence (20 credit) Compulsory

General Option

(20 credit)

Level 6- General Options-(20 credit each):                                                        

  1. GSP6032 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 
  2. GSP6064 Leadership and Change Management
  3. GSP6000 Strategic Management
  4. GIS6010 Teaching of Computing
  5. GIS6009 Advanced Multimedia
  6. GIS6006 Cyber Security and Cryptography

Note: Optional modules are subject to availability of minimum number (5) of students and demand; as such not all optional modules may run in one semester.

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