Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||ST3005 INFORMATION SYSTEMS|
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|Semester Taught||Semester 2|
|Contact Hours||Lectures - 3 hours per week|
|Module Personnel||Lecturer – Dr Maria Moloney|
When students have successfully completed this module they should be able to:
The objective of this course is to introduce students to information systems in business and examines how existing management information systems as well as emerging, disruptive information systems can support improved organisational performance. Additionally, discussion in class will focus on the increasing need for industry and society to develop information security and data protection skills and awareness regarding the design of these systems in order to ensure business continuity. Discussions will also include how we are seeing Information Systems permeating multiple industries today. Aspects of ethical use of IT are also covered.
Specific topics addressed in this module include:
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Assessment is by written examination (contributing 60% to the overall mark) and continuous assessment (contributing 40% to the overall mark). To pass the module, students must achieve a mark of 40% in both the written examination and the continuous assessment component.
|Academic Year of Data||2016/17|