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Information Systems – School of Information Systems

The School of Information Systems is committed to excellence in teaching and research in the field of information systems, and teaches on both the Hobart and Launceston campuses and at the North-West Centre. It is responsible for the Bachelor of Information Systems, Bachelor of Information Systems with Honours, Master of Information Systems, Graduate Certificate in Information Systems (subject to Council aopproval),Graduate Diploma in Information Management (subject to Council approval), Graduate Diploma in Information Systems and research higher degrees (master and PhD) in information systems.

The field of information systems has a theoretical basis in the understanding of systems, of organisational behaviour, and the modelling of information.

Graduates in information systems are employed to manage information within organisations, and to develop systems that process that information.

The courses offered provide relevant knowledge of information technology and have a strong emphasis on the organisational and social contexts within which that technology is used. There is an increasing demand for information systems professionals who have a broad appreciation of electronic business and electronic commerce and who can successfully work to shape the information-oriented companies and industries of the future.

Information systems units can be studied within the BIS, BIS–LLB, BA, BComp, BCom, BCom–BIS, BFA-BIS, BIS-BMus, BEc, BSc, GradCertIS, GradDipIM and GradDipIS degrees.

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Postgraduate units

The units BSA504–BSA517 inclusive are no longer offered by the School of Information Systems. Students in postgraduate courses who require any of these units as part of their enrolment should select the alternative unit code from the list shown below.

BSA504 Analysis of Systems refer to BSA201 Analysis of Systems

BSA505 Systems Development refer to BSA202 Systems Development

BSA506 Information Management refer to BSA203 Information Management

BSA507 Business Logistics refer to BSA204 Business Logistics

BSA508 Database Management Systems refer to BSA206 Database Management Systems

BSA509 Web Management refer to BSA207 Web Management

BSA510 IS Project Management refer to BSA301 IS Project Management

BSA511 IS Project refer to BSA302 IS Project

BSA512 Management of Information Systems refer to BSA303 Management of Information Systems

BSA513 Decision Support Systems refer to BSA304 Decision Support Systems

BSA514 Current Trends in IS refer to BSA305 Current Trends in IS

BSA515 Electronic Commerce refer to BSA306 Electronic Commerce

BSA516 Electronic Commerce Project refer to BSA307 Electronic Commerce Project

BSA517 Advanced Systems Development refer to BSA308 Advanced Systems Development .


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