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 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, 132 cp of core subjects and 12 cp of Electives 

1.    General Education (GED)

Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following six (6) categories: (a) Information Technology and Mathematics (18 CP), (b) English, Arabic or other languages (18 CP), (c) Islamic Studies or History or Culture (6 CP), (d) Natural Sciences (6 CP), (e) Humanities or Arts (6 CP) and (f) Social or Behavioural Sciences (6 CP).

2.    Program core

Subject code Subject title Credit points
ACCY111 Accounting 1A 6 cp
ACCY112 Accounting 1B 6 cp
ECON111 Introductory Microeconomics  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
MGMT110 Introduction to Management 6 cp
MGMT206 Managing Human Resources 6 cp
MGMT314 Strategic Management  6 cp
STAT131 Understanding variations and uncertainty 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
 
MGMT309 Supply Chain Management  6 cp
MGMT311 Management of Change 6 cp
MGMT316 Operations Management 6 cp

General Education Subjects

Information Technology or Mathematics (18cp)

MATH015* Foundation Mathematics A 6 cp
MATH020 Foundation Mathematics B 6 cp
STAT015* Introduction to Statistics 6 cp

*Challenge Tests are available in MATH 015 and STAT 015. The tests are held in the first week of the semester and exemption from a subject will be granted on attaining a mark of 60% or above.

English, Arabic or other languages (18 cp)

GED010 Academic Study Skills 1 12 cp
MGMT102 Business Communications 6 cp

Islamic Studies, History or Culture (6 cp)

ARTS017 Islamic Culture 6 cp

Social or Behavioural Sciences (6 cp)

PSYC015 Introduction to Psychology 6 cp
SOC103 Introduction to Sociology 6 cp

Natural or Physical Sciences (6 cp)

ENVI030 Environmental Sciences 6 cp
PHYS030 Foundation Physics 6 cp

Humanities or Arts (6 cp)

ARTS035 Introduction to Philosophy 6 cp
LAW101 Law, Business and Society 6 cp

 

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