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

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

 

Duration
4 Years - Full-time

Intakes
Spring - January
Summer - May
Autumn - August

Tuition Fees
AED 232,943
USD 63,472
(VAT 5% inclusive)

 
 

The program 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 

Program Core

Subject code Subject title Credit points
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals in Society 6 cp
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business 6 cp
FIN111 Introductory Business Finance 6 cp
CSIT111 Programming Fundamentals 6 cp
CSIT113 Problem Solving 6 cp
CSIT114 System Analysis 6 cp
CSIT115 Data Management & Security  6 cp
CSIT121 Object Oriented Design & Programming 6 cp
CSIT127 Networks & Communications 6 cp
CSIT128 Introduction to Web Technology 6 cp
CSIT214 IT Project Management 6 cp
CSIT224 Information Systems  6 cp
CSIT314 Software Development Methodologies 6 cp
CSIT321 Project 12 cp
ISIT204 Principles of e-Business 6 cp
MATH223 Mathematics for IT 6 cp
MARK101 Marketing Principles  6 cp
MGNT110 Introduction to Management 6 cp
MGNT206 Managing Human Resources 6 cp
MGNT314 Strategic Management  6 cp

 

Electives

Student can opt to take 3 electives from CSCI or ISIT or MGNT or MARK at 200 - 300 levels based on the subjects being offered over the semester. Students are advised to consult with their academic advisor with regards to their elective enrolment.

General Education (GED)

Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following seven (6) categories:

Subject Code Subject Title Credit Points
English, Arabic or other Languages (18cp)
GEDA010 Academic Language Skills 6
GEDB010 Research Language Skills 6
GED 020 Academic Study Skills 2 6
Information Technology and Mathematics (12cp)
MATH060* Foundation Mathematics for Business 6
MATH223 Mathematics for Information Technology 6
Islamic Studies or History or Culture (6cp)
ARTS017 Islamic Culture 6
Natural Sciences (6cp)
ENVI030* Environmental Sciences 6
One subject - Humanities or Arts (6cp)
ARTS035 Introduction to Philosophy 6
LAW 101 Law, Business and Society 6
Two subjects - Social or Behavioural Sciences (12cp)
ECON102 Economics and Society  
ISIT301** Professional Practice & Ethics 6
SOC 103 Introduction to Sociology 6
PSYC015 Introduction to Psychology 6

*Challenge tests are available in MATH060 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.

**Recommended

 

Program Leader

Dr Hock Chuan Lim

Dr Hock Chuan Lim
Assistant Professor
BSc, Philippines Military Academy, MSc, University of New South Wales, Australia, PhD, University of New South Wales, Australia

Prior to joining UOWD, Dr Lim worked as lead instructor in games programming in Canberra, Australia. He served as an instructor for Higher Education in Australia for 10 years and as IT manager and consultant...

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