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.

Teaching

67%: Lecture
33%: Practical (Workshop)

Assessment

60%: Coursework (Essay)
40%: Examination (Multiple choice questions)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 32 hours of contact time and about 118 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

Courses

This module is offered on the following courses: