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Information Technology

Course IDCourse NameFaculty
BU11Information TechnologySchool of Business and IT

Information Technology

Contemporary information systems have substantial technical components., most of the various technologies that are deployed in the information systems of modern organisations are studied by dedicated disciplines, such as computer engineering, telecommunications, networks, databases, human computer interfaces and others. It is important to understand and to have a degree of working knowledge of fundamental information technologies. For example, you cannot learn to structure and manage information systems development projects that involve the production of software without having some knowledge of programming.

This course is  designed to built necessary technical competences for information systems professionals. You are required to study the following four topics :

  • principles of programming
  • databases
  • networking: intranets and the Internet
  • human—computer interaction.

The Course Routes and Course Modules available for the study of Information Technology at AUOL are shown here:

Course Routes Offered

Qualification Route
BSc BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY
MSc BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY
PhD BY RESEARCH & DISSERTATION

Course Modules

Module Code Module Title
BU11-001 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS
BU11-002 INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
BU11-003 INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
BU11-004 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING I & II
BU11-005 COMPUTER BASED INFORMATION SYSTEMS
BU11-006 ELEMENTS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
BU11-007 SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
BU11-008 DATABASES VOLUME I & II
BU11-009 PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, INFORMATION REPRESENTATION I & II
BU11-010 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
BU11-011 TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS
BU11-012 INFORMATION SYSTEMS : EVALUATION & POLICY
BU11-013 SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES

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