Comments about Strategic Information Systems (MSc) - At the institution - Cardiff - Cardiff - Cardiff - Wales
Offers knowledge and expertise to prepare you for a senior position in an industrial, commerical or government organisation; you will be equipped with the appropriate technical knowledge, management skills, business understanding, independence of thought and highly developed critical faculties which are needed by a modern information systems engineer.
The programme is open to applicants who have at least a Second class Honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. A minimum of two years professional experience is normally required.
Strategic Information Systems (MSc)
The Diploma stage of the degree programme is organised around four compulsory modules,covering the whole spectrum of information systems engineering: Computer Architecture and Networks; Software and Data Management; Information Systems and their Environment; Management and Information Technology. In addition to these, a number of more specialised option modules are offered from which you will typically choose a further six modules for study, allowing you to focus on the areas which are of most interest and relevance for you.
You will complete your course by undertaking a substantial supervised individual project, which you will write up and submit as an 18-20,000 word dissertation.
* Particular emphasis is placed on the systems paradigm and systems thinking as fundamental to effective information systems engineering.
* A specially written work-pack is provided for each module.
* Exemption from Professional Graduate Diploma and PGD Project of the British Computer Society.