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Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Systems

BBus (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_BBISY_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:September 2021

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) In-depth knowledge of Information Systems theory, principles, processes and techniques pertaining to the design, development, implementation, maintenance and support of an information system, meeting appropriate standards and regulations.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Detailed knowledge of and ability to critique current theory and practices in the Business and Information Systems domain, consider impact of Business Information Systems on company operations, people, policies and business environment interaction and integrate theory with practical skills.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to analyse Business Information Systems problems from various domains, analyse and design appropriate business processes and solutions and implement the solutions to agreed standards.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to analyse problems, apply creativity in designing and implementing solutions and effectively communicate responses in a Business Information Systems environment.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to apply Business Information Systems theories across a broad range of business environments and to critically formulate and evaluate relevant options and solutions in a variety of Business Information Systems contexts.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and professionally as an individual or within a team with a capacity for leadership exercising responsibility and good judgement.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address continuous learning requirements at a personal and professional level in recognition of the transience of applied skills, be open to change and willing to engage with new developments and practices in Business Information Systems.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to articulate the wider social, political and business contexts within which the IT professional operates and the need for high ethical and professional standards in one's work and in particular towards stakeholders and society at large.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MGMT6054 Management Foundations
INFO6035 IS Infrastructure for Business
INFO6036 Business Process Design
INFO6037 Business IT Applications
ACCT6007 Fundamentals of Fin/Acc

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INFO6038 Business Process Management
ACCT6009 Financial Accounting
MRKT6008 Marketing Essentials with Tech
INFO6031 Business Data Communications
MATH6057 IS Maths & Statistics
INFO6039 Info Systems for Business

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
INFO7013 IS Project Management
INFO6040 E-Business Development
INFO7005 Systems Analysis for Business
ACCT6025 Managerial Accounting
ECON6003 Introduction to Microeconomics
STAT7008 Statistical Inference

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INFO7012 Systems Development
INFO6041 Digital Innovation & The Web
FINA7004 Finance: Control & Evaluation
ECON6001 Introduction to Macroeconomics
MRKT6022 Digital Marketing & Analytics
Module Code Module Title
INFO7015 Financial Technology
INFO7014 Information Governance
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
INFO7016 Business Analytics
INFO7002 E-Business Management
INFO7018 Enterprise Architecture
INFO7017 IS Consulting & Practice
INFO8003 Advanced IS Project Management
Module Code Module Title
MGMT8050 Operations & Quality
MRKT7011 Professional Sales Practice
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
INFO8014 Design Tech Experiences

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
PLAC7020 Industry Placement
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MMED8023 Media Presentation
MGMT8043 Seminar Series
MRKT7020 International Market Launch
MGMT6044 Cultural Studies
MGMT7075 Emerging & New Markets
Group Elective 3
Module Code Module Title
APEX8030 Approved External Study - 30 Credits

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
FINA8001 Finance for IT:Company Finance
INFO8009 Knowledge Systems
MGMT8017 Strategic Business Management
INFO8008 Cloud Business Development
MGMT8007 New Venture Planning
Module Code Module Title
INFO8015 Mobile Business
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
DATA8003 Unstructured Data & Visualis'n
INFO8011 Business Platform Integration

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MGMT8016 IT Strategy
INFO8001 Enterprise Systems
INFO8013 IS Security & Privacy
LEGS8001 Ethical and Legal Issues in IT
INFO8012 BI & Data Visualisation
Module Code Module Title
STAT8008 Time Series & PCA
MGMT8051 International Business
MGMT8048 Enterprise and Innovation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
FINA8002 Finance for IT: Investment

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