This course will furnish you with the technical skills you’ll need to introduce, manage and improve information systems and knowledge management programmes within an organisation to increase its profitability. You’ll look at how information systems benefit an organisation, how to assess a company’s IT needs and choose appropriate technologies and methods for setting up a system. You’ll also explore business, management and decision-making theory, recent developments in information systems, and the legal, regulatory, ethical and professional issues surrounding the sector such as consumer protection, privacy, and intellectual property, copyright and trademarks.
What will you gain?
In addition to an in-depth understanding of the subject, you will also gain the knowledge required to evaluate and manage information systems and strategies, including quality management and the use of models to evaluate processes and products, and assess their impact on an organisation. You’ll also be competent in analysing, designing, developing and building web-based applications.
- Information Systems Quality Management (30 credits) – Compulsory
- Information System Strategy and Management (30 credits) – Compulsory
- Regulation of Electronic Commerce and Information Technology (30 credits) – Compulsory
- Data Management for Decision Support (30 credits) – Optional
- Knowledge Management Strategies (30 credits) – Optional
- Postgraduate Computing Project (60 credits) – Compulsory