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Project seminar | Information Systems

Information Systems Honours

Summary

The Information Systems Honours course takes a 'holistic' approach by developing the technological, managerial, interdisciplinary and communication skills and expertise of students. The Department currently offers the following coursework modules at the Honours level: 

  • Research Methodology; Corporate Communications; Enterprise Architecture; Business Analysis; IT Business Consulting; Software Quality Assurance; IS Management; Agile Systems Development. 
  • Relevant courses from Computer Science, Management and other departments may also be taken.

All IS Honours students undertake a full Systems Development Project and complete a Research Project. Students also participate in a 4-week industry internship during the mid-year vacation, which provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain valuable insights into the profession whilst still studying. In addition, a number of Value-Added Lectures are presented by industry specialists on a wide range of relevant topics.

Learning outcomes

Information Systems Honours is the fourth year course for students who majored in Information Systems for their undergraduate degree. It serves as a rounding off year for students and as a grounding year for students who wish to continue with a Master’s degree in IS.  The Honours course provides students with a variety of module choices selected from a pool of core and elective modules.  In additiona, stduents are required to complete a research project mini-thesis and a real-world systems development project. Further information and contact details are available on the course website.

Presence of students On-campus

Prerequisites

Students must have completed an undergraduate degree majoring in Information Systems and achieved an acceptable result for the final-year IS course(s) and for the degree as a whole.

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