Information Systems (N1039)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

In this module, you are introduced to the application and management of information systems in an organisational environment.

Your studies adopt a management perspective to appreciate the identification, analysis, development, organisation and impact of appropriate information systems.

You also examine foundations of intra- and inter-organisational systems, along with their economic, social and organisational impacts.


50%: Lecture
50%: Seminar


60%: Coursework (Essay)
40%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 30 hours of contact time and 120 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: