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MSC120 - Business Information Systems*

Note: You are seeing the 2012 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current.
Enrolment modes:(B, G, W, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1 (B, G, W, X) and trimester 2 (B, X)

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

G Pye (Trimester 1), E Bellucci (Trimester 2)

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: SIT101
Contact hours: 2 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
Note:

* To be recoded 'MIS101 Business Information Systems' from Trimester 1 2013

 

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

The goals of the unit are to introduce and develop an appreciation of the important roles and wider aspects of business information systems within organisations and to develop business problem-solving skills using information technology. Other topics include: an overview of hardware and software technologies; the internet and electronic commerce; data communication and computer networking; information management; security; problem analysis and critical thinking skills; current trends and future developments; including practical work using personal computers.

Assessment

Assignment 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 45% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1006$1006$1006$2587$2714

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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