About this course
The major of Information Systems is designed to train professionals competent to solve problems from a huge and growing area of computer based information systems and services. The major provides a broad understanding of the role played by modern computer and communication technology in every area of human activities. It trains students to analyze problems and to provide solutions, using up to date information technologies.
A student will benefit from this program as either a stand-alone major or as a second major or from some of the courses offered that complement the student's main stream of education.
The curriculum of Information Systems major is designed to enable students to skill- or competency-based outcomes:
- Provide knowledge about existing computer languages, development environments and technologies;
- Develop skills to specify, implement and monitor development of an information system;
- Create an understanding of the role of information as a strategic resource as well as the specific problems in its management;
- Develop skills to better utilize the positive effects of implementing computer-based information technologies while avoiding negative results and possible conflicts between people and technology.
- Provide knowledge about models, measurements, and optimization techniques;
- Develop effective communication skills in creating and implementing information systems solutions.
English Language Requirements:
- IBT (Internet Based TOEFL): 80
- PBT – (Paper Based TOEFL): 550
- IELTS – (International English Language Testing System): 6.5
- CPE – (Certificate of Proficiency in English): ≥ C
- CAE – (Certificate in Advanced English): ≥ B
- Other equivalent qualifications accepted/recognised by the university.