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  • Objectives
    * understanding of the range of information systems technologies and methods, and their effective utilisation within organisations * skills in evaluating and selecting appropriate methods and technologies for representing, managing and disseminating information * skills in contributing to the development of information systems using modern techniques * an appreciation of the necessary legal, ethical and professional values appropriate to the provision of information services
  • Academic Title
    Information Systems MSc
  • Course description
    This degree provides specialist focus on the technologies behind modern enterprise information systems, such as web applications and enterprise resource planning and how they are designed.

    As this course shares a common first term with the degrees in Information Management and Information Systems and Technology you can decide on your area of focus once you are in a position to make an informed choice.

    Your understanding of information systems technology, combined with your appreciation of the role of information in modern enterprises, will enable you to play a key role in the development of a business's information infrastructure.

    Technically-oriented IS roles, such as systems architect, are found in banks, consultancies, pharmaceutical and other industries, central and local government, the education and health sectors, for example. The course is also excellent preparation for doctoral (PhD) study.

    You will gain:

        * an understanding of the range of information systems technologies and methods, and their effective utilisation within organisations
        * skills in evaluating and selecting appropriate methods and technologies for representing, managing and disseminating information
        * skills in contributing to the development of information systems using modern techniques
        * an appreciation of the necessary legal, ethical and professional values appropriate to the provision of information services.

    Overview

    Information systems are a key part of an organisation's IT infrastructure. IT professionals who can manage a business's information resources, and understand the technologies and systems that enable this are key to a modern enterprise's success.

    This degree provides specialist focus on the technologies behind modern enterprise information systems, such as web applications and enterprise resource planning and how they are designed.

    As this course shares a common first term with the degrees in Information Management and Information Systems and Technology you can decide on your area of focus once you are in a position to make an informed choice.

    Your understanding of information systems technology, combined with your appreciation of the role of information in modern enterprises, will enable you to play a key role in the development of a business's information infrastructure.

    Technically-oriented IS roles, such as systems architect, are found in banks, consultancies, pharmaceutical and other industries, central and local government, the education and health sectors, for example. The course is also excellent preparation for doctoral (PhD) study.

    Why study this course at City University London?

        * the Information Management, Information Systems, and Information Systems and Technology degrees all share a common first term, enabling experience to inform your choice about which one is ultimately right for you
        * the course provides an ‘info-socio-technical’ approach which combines systems and technology modules and streams in an information and organizational context
        * the electives have been selected from staff research interests and expertise to provide in-depth cutting edge approaches in selected areas, such as open source systems, spatial programming, web applications development, in a top-rated (RAE 5) research department
        * all modules in this course are supported by the University's innovative online learning environment (CitySpace). You will be able to access lecture materials and engage in discussions with student colleagues, teaching staff and the course team.
        * a flexible course design which caters for students with a range of disciplines and experiences, from home and overseas, who themselves contribute to a stimulating learning environment and experience
        * London is a convenient location, with numerous career opportunities. City University is close to the City of London, in an area associated with the creative industries, with access to national resources (such as the British Library)

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