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Information Systems

JPT/BPP(R/481/6/0478)11/19

Introduction

This programme focuses on providing sound knowledge and expertise in enterprise resource planning. systems analysis and design methods, database management systems and business applications with opportunities of taking Field Electives in Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Enterprise Systems and Software Quality. Throughout the programme there is also emphasis on ways to control and manage appropriate software in order to support organisational decision-making and to communicate effectively in commercial and business environment. Students are equipped with relevant information systems concepts and tools to take on the challenges of the global business scenario via the minor electives offered – corporate management, financial management or international relations.


In later years of study, students will have the opportunity to major in one of these selected areas:

  • Data Analytics
  • Cyber Security
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Software Quality

 






Programme Educational Objectives

  • Professionals who apply knowledge of Information Systems (IS) and emerging technologies to provide solutions and services to various industries and the society.
  • Professionals who integrate values, attitudes, professionalism and social responsibilities in IS practices.
  • Professionals who adapt the role as leaders by effectively communicating and collaborating with peers to develop scientific solution to solve complex IS issues and problems.
  • Professionals who practice continual career development and entrepreneurial skills through lifelong learning and innovative management of emerging global information systems and resources.

Programme Outcomes

  • Apply IS knowledge and management sciences to provide business application solutions to the industry and society.
  • Construct IS models and framework by employing best practices to develop business solutions.
  • Demonstrate social skills and responsibilities for the well-being of the society.
  • Demonstrate high ethical values, accountability and professionalism.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills to lead and contribute in diverse teams.
  • Provide practical solutions to IS issues and problems utilizing scientific approach and emerging technologies.
  • Manage information and resources sustainably by demonstrating lifelong learning skills.
  • Practice entrepreneurial and good managerial skills.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate with the Bachelor of Information Systems with Honours, students are required to obtain a minimum of 123 credit hours. and a minimum CGPA of 2.00/4.00

​Summary of Courses Required for​ Graduation
Course Group (G) Number of Credit Hours
NR    -   National Requirement 10
UR    -   University Requirement 14
CT     -   Core  Technology 20
CD     -   Core Discipline 35
CI      -   Core Industrial Internship 14
P       -   Project 6
FE     -  Field Elective
9
EM    – Minor Electives 15
TOTAL 123