Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Information Systems

Module N1039

Module details for 2016/17.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 5

Module Outline

The module introduces the student to the application and management of information systems in an organisational environment. It adopts a management perspective to appreciate the identification, analysis, development, organisation and impact of appropriate Information Systems. Foundations of intra- and inter-organisational systems are examined along with their economic, social and organisational impacts.

Module learning outcomes

Understand basic concepts commonly used in managing Information Systems.

Explain and apply the methods and tools used for developing and managing Information Systems.

Evaluate different forms of information systems.

Synthesise the impact of information systems on organisations and society.

TypeTimingWeighting
Unseen ExaminationSemester 1 Assessment40.00%
Coursework60.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
EssayT1 Week 12 100.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterLecture2 hours111111111111
Autumn SemesterWorkshop2 hours111111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Dimitra Petrakaki

Convenor, Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/287215

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