2018/2019

BSc (Hons) (Business Information Systems) [CK203]

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

To be admitted to the First University Examination in Business Information Systems, a student must have satisfactorily attended modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:

AC1113 Principles of Accounting (5 credits)
AC1114 Introduction to Management Accounting (5 credits)
EC1212 Economics of Business 1 (5 credits)
1IS1108 Introduction to Information Systems in Business (5 credits)
1IS1109 Business Systems Analysis and Visualisation (5 credits)
1IS1110 Introduction to Principles of Programming (5 credits)
1IS1111 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming (5 credits)
1IS1112 Introduction to Technology and the Internet (5 credits)
1IS1113 Introduction to Internet Development (5 credits)
IS1114 Information Systems in Organisations (5 cedits)
ST1023 Introduction to Business Statistics (5 credits)
and
MG1003 Introduction to Marketing (5 credits)
or
MG1004 Introduction to Management and Organisation (5 credits)

1Note: Holders of the Diploma in Applied Business Computing may be granted exemption from these modules in First Year, on admission to the programme - further details are available from the School of Business. A quota of four places has been reserved for such applicants.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2018/2019.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the First University Examination in Business Information Systems within three academic years from the date of first registration for First Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the School of Business, only for very serious reasons.

Attendance in IS modules and eligibility for placement in Third Year
Students entering Third Year from 2012/13 onwards must have an average of 80% or higher attendance in IS modules from their first and second years to be eligible for consideration for placement.

No student may register for the Second Year programme of study until the First University Examination in Business Information Systems has been passed. Second Year consists of core modules to the value of 50 credits and elective modules to the value of 10 credits from one of two elective groups 1 or 2. To be admitted to the Second University Examination in Business Information Systems, a student must have satisfactorily attended modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:

Core Modules

AC2202 Intermediate Management Accounting 1 (5 credits)
AC2203 Intermediate Management Accounting 2 (5 credits)
EC2204 Business Microeconomics 1 (5 credits)
IS2204 Object Oriented Business Modelling, Systems Analysis and Design (5 credits)
IS2205 Principles and Practice of Systems Development (5 credits)
IS2206 Introduction to Database Theory (5 credits)
IS2207 Databases in Organisations (5 credits)
IS2208 Introduction to Java Programming (5 credits)
IS2209 Object Oriented Application Design and Development (5 credits)
IS2215 Visual Programming (5 credits)

and 10 credits to be taken from the following:

Elective Modules

AC2206 Investment Appraisal (5 credits)
AC2207 Fundamentals of Asset Pricing (5 credits)
MG2001 People and Organisation (5 credits)
MG2003 Consumer Behaviour and Sustainable Consumption (5 credits)
MG2007 Enterprise Planning and Processes (5 credits)
MG2902 Market Research (5 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2018/2019.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Second University Examination in Business Information Systems within three academic years from the date of first registration for Second Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the School of Business, only for very serious reasons.

Attendance in IS modules and eligibility for placement in Third Year
Students entering Third Year from 2012/13 onwards must have an average of 80% or higher attendance in IS modules from their first and second years to be eligible for consideration for placement.

No student may register for the Third Year programme of study until the Second University Examination in Business Information Systems has been passed. To be admitted to the Third University Examination in Business Information Systems, a student must have satisfactorily attended modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:

EC3205 Economics of Information (10 credits)
IS3311 Networking and Cloud Computing (10 credits)
IS3312 Object Oriented Development and Internet Technologies (including JAVA) (10 credits)
IS3313 Operating Systems Software (10 credits)
IS3314 Organisational Information Systems Infrastructure (5 credits)
IS3316 Placement Plan (5 credits)
IS3319 Advanced Database Management Systems (10 credits)

Note: The Third University Examination in Business Information Systems will be held in February. Students will begin Work Placement after the Third University Examination. In the event of a student not obtaining Work Placement the student will be assigned a project. The Work Placement/Project will be assessed at the Fourth Year Examination Board, on the basis of a report (IS4400 - 5 credits) which must be passed in order to graduate. Students entering Third Year from 2012/13 onwards must have an average of 80% or higher attendance in IS modules from their first and second years to be eligible for consideration for placement.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2018/2019.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Third University Examination in Business Information Systems within three academic years from the date of first registration for Third Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the School of Business, only for very serious reasons.

No student may register for the Fourth Year programme of study until the Third University Examination in Business Information Systems has been passed. Fourth Year consists of core modules to the value of 30 credits and elective modules to the value of 30 credits. To be admitted to the BSc (Hons) (Business Information Systems) Degree Examination, a student must have satisfactorily attended modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:

Core Modules

IS4400 Placement Report (5 credits)
IS4401 Research Project in Information Systems (10 credits)
IS4408
Information Systems Strategy (5 credits)
IS4414 Information Systems Management (5 credits)
IS4416 Advanced Topics in Information Systems (5 credits)

and elective modules to the value of 30 credits to be chosen from the following:

corequisite modules: the majority of elective modules below have corequisites. This means that a student who wishes to register for one module must also register for its corequisite module. For example, a student wishing to take IS4429 (Enterprise Systems) must also take IS4434 (Enterprise Data Management). For corequisite information, students should consult the module descriptions to identify corequisite modules. Module descriptions may be found here.

AC4100 Management Accounting: Planning and Control (5 credits)
AC4101 Management Accounting: Performance and Decision Making (5 credits)
EC4224 Innovation and Technology (5 credits)
EC4225
Economics of Strategy (5 credits)
IS4419 Information Protection and Information Systems Security (5 credits)
IS4420 Information Systems Controls and Security Policy (5 credits)
IS4429 Enterprise Systems (5 credits)
IS4434 Enterprise Data Management (5 credits)
IS4437 Global Payment Systems (5 credits)
IS4438 Global Markets (5 credits)
IS4439 Web Application Development (5 credits)
IS4440 New Business Forms (5 credits)
IS4441 Advanced Tools and Methods for IS Development (5 credits)
IS4442 Software Quality and Standards (5 credits)
IS4445 Principles of Interaction Design (5 credits)
IS4446 Advanced Interaction Design (5 credits)
IS4447 Principles of Mobile Systems Development (5 credits)
IS4448 Advanced Mobile Systems Design and Development (5 credits)
IS4449 IT Solution Selling and Digital Business (5 credits)
IS4450 Technology and Solutions for the Sales Process and the Management of Global Business (5 credits)
MG4401 The Management of Organisational Change (5 credits)
MG4402 Leadership and Organisational Dynamics (5 credits)


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2018/2019.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the BSc (Hons) (Business Information Systems) Degree Examination within three academic years from the date of first registration for Fourth Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the School of Business, only for very serious reasons.

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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