Bachelor of IT in Management Information Systems (BIT MIS) Degree

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There is a strong global demand for information technology specialists and particularly those with expertise in management information systems. If you have an interst in developing, implementing and managing large-scale information systems in a range of business scenarios, the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) in Management Information Systems will provide you with the knowledge and skills to apply appropriate technologies to achieve commercial advantage.

At UOWD, the BIT in MIS  will teach you the methodologies and tools to harness information technology, from both strategic and operational perspectives, to create business efficiencies. It will enhance your analytical, problem solving, decision-making and critical thinking skills and help you to develop an understanding of key business concepts. As a BIT MIS graduate, you will be able to manage specifications, design and implement systems and select and apply appropriate technologies for the automation of business information. 

Career Opportunities

There is a strong global demand for information technology specialists and particularly for those with expertise in management information systems. Graduate of the Bachelor of Information Technology in Management Information Systems typically enter professions such as:

  • Information System Managers
  • Computer System Analysts
  • Applications Programmers
  • Database Administrators
  • IT Consultants
  • Software Engineers
  • Systems Designers
  • Systems Programmers.

Accreditation and Recognition

This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.

In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW Australia degree after completion.

Program Structure

To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Computer Science in Management Information Systems, a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 204 Credit Points (CP) which include 60 cp of General Education, 126 cp of core subjects and 18 cp of Electives 

1.    General Education (GED)

Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following seven (7) categories:
(a) Information Technology and Mathematics (12 CP)

MATH070* Foundation Mathematics for Computing 6 cp
STAT131 Understanding Variation and Uncertainty 6 cp

(b) English, Arabic or other languages (18 CP)

GED 010 Academic Study Skills 1 12 cp
MGNT102 Business Communications 6 cp

(c) Islamic Studies, History or Culture (6 CP)

ARTS017 Islamic Culture 6 cp

(d) Social or Behavioural Sciences (6 CP) (select only one from the list below)

PSYC015 Introduction to Psychology 6 cp
SOC 103 Introduction to Sociology 6 cp

(e) Natural or Physical Sciences (6 CP) (select only one from the list below)

ENVI030 Environmental Sciences 6 cp
PHYS030 Foundation Physics 6 cp

(f) Humanities or Arts (6 CP) (select only one from the list below)

ARTS035 Introduction to Philosophy 6 cp
LAW 101 Law, Business and Society 6 cp

(g) Innovation and Entrepreneurship (6 CP)

INE 301 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 6 cp

*Challenge tests are available in MATH070, PHYS030 and ENVI030. The tests are held in the first week of the semester and exemption from a subject will be granted on attaining a score of 60% or above.

2.    Program core

Subject code Subject title Credit points
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals in Society 6 cp
ACCY112 Accounting in Organisations 6 cp
ECON100 IEconomic Essentials for Business 6 cp
FIN111 Introductory Business Finance 6 cp
ISIT100 Requirements Determination & System Analysis 6 cp
ISIT102 Information Systems  6 cp
ISIT105 Structure & Organization of Telecommunications  6 cp
ISIT111 Business Programming 1  6 cp
ISIT112 Database Management Systems  6 cp
ISIT114 Business Programming 2  6 cp
ISIT201 Information and Communication Security  6 cp
ISIT208 Computer Systems Management  6 cp
ISIT218 System Design and Architecture 6 cp
ISIT301 Professional Practice & Ethics  6 cp
ISIT311 Advanced Database Management Systems 6 cp
ISIT318 Information Systems Project  12 cp
MARK101 Marketing Principles  6 cp
MGNT110 Introduction to Management 6 cp
MGNT206 Managing Human Resources 6 cp
MGNT314 Strategic Management  6 cp

3. Electives

Students are expected to complete 3 electives (18 CP) from approved list of electives out of which the electives at 100 level must not exceed 12cp.  

Approved List of Electives

Subject code Subject title Credit points
ISIT204 Principles of e-Business 6 cp
MARK301 Internet Applications for Marketing 6 cp
MGNT309 Supply Chain Management  6 cp
MGNT311 Management of Change 6 cp
MGNT316 Operations Management 6 cp