Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems
An understanding of information systems is vital to anyone who wants to work in, or manage, a business. This is a highly practical course, which combines information technology with business subjects. This qualification will enable graduates to gain employment in diverse roles within the business and IT sectors. Students will learn how to use the data generated by computer-based information systems in a business context. They will also learn how to design, implement and maintain an array of technologies including the World Wide Web, mobile devices, enterprise systems, social media and cloud computing.
This three-year Level 7 course prepares you to become a skilled knowledge worker and information systems specialist for tomorrow’s dynamic and global businesses. Now with a Work Placement in Year 3 - students get a chance to try out their new found skills in a professional working environment. A major knowledge gap exists between managers who need to run the business, but are confused by the Information Technology Systems, and the 'techies' who deliver working IT solutions, but are not addressing the business needs.
This programme aims to develop your understanding of the interaction between IT systems and business to prepare you for graduate positions in business operations and IT projects. These roles include jobs like Business Systems Analysts, IT Project Managers, Cloud Support Analysts, IT Consultants, Support Engineers, Database Administrators, Web Developers and many others. This programme, which is offered both as a four-year Level 8 programme and a three-year Level 7 programme, and is highly practical, combining business and IT. A key strength of this programme is its focus on emerging technologies including Cloud Computing and Data Analytics.
Galway City, Dublin Road
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Why Study this course?
A 6-9 month work placement is offered in year 3
Graduates who have IT skills as well as business knowledge are in demand
Study Abroad Opportunities
Opportunity to Study Languages and to Study Abroad in Europe e.g. France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands or the USA.