Principles of IS
This course provides a broad introduction to information systems, seen within organisational and societal contexts. Apart from examining hardware, software, networks and the Internet, the student will undertake basic programming.
The aim is to provide students with an appropriate balance of technical and organisational perspectives to serve as a basis for further study in the field.
Identify different computer components.
Differentiate between operating systems, utility and application programmes
Describe the physical and logical operation of the Internet
Describe the operation of a business network, collaborative work and cloud technologies
Deign and develop a basic database
Design and develop a basic programme using a high-level language (such as Python)