This online unit in Information Systems Fundamentals offered through OUA and Swinburne University has a major focus on the ‘fit’ between technology, information systems, culture and social change in a global context.
It is relevant not only for IS majors, but to students from fields of study such as management, business and social science.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to identify the framework and boundaries of information systems and apply data analysis tools and techniques to systems development and project management
You will also be able to recognise the role and use of IS/IT in business systems and operations and comprehend the importance of sustainability practices and green IT.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed the following unit because it is considered academically equivalent:
Information Systems Fundamentals
Areas of study
In this Information Systems Fundamentals unit, the topics you will study include:
Managing systems development
Business Information systems
Social information systems
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Bachelor of Security Studies, Macquarie University
Bachelor of Technology (Information Systems), Swinburne University of Technology
Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management), Curtin University
Bachelor of Arts (Internet Communications), Curtin University
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
Bachelor of Business, Swinburne University of Technology
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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