BA (Hons) Business Information Systems – Full-time

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  • Cloud Computing
  • BA (Hons) in Business Information Systems with Cloud Computing

    CAO Code: DB526



    The BA (Hons) in Business Information Systems (Cloud Computing) degree is intended to educate and prepare students for employment in information systems or cloud computing. It will also provide students with a strong IT/IS knowledge, competence and skills in the technologies that underpin cloud computing. In relation to the specific skills requirement in the area of cloud computing, a report by Goodbody’s Economic Consultants identifies that ‘the greatest benefit of cloud computing is as a source of exports, growth and jobs for the Irish economy’. This report also identifies ‘the need for additional marketing, sales and technical staff with the relevant skills for cloud Computing, and a need for training for their current employees’

    This programme will provide students with a solid understanding in the technologies and languages that are used to design and develop applications for the cloud. They will also understand the fundamental concepts and architecture of cloud computing. Students will develop key skills in the use and application of current cloud computing platforms and how they are used to deploy web and other client applications to the Cloud.

    Aims & Objectives

    On completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

    • Demonstrate knowledge and critical awareness in the primary business disciplines and in the general field of information systems and its related technologies

    • Display and use transferable, real-world, skills in a variety of business contexts

    • Develop and evaluate the effectiveness of computer applications as solutions to business problems

    • Evaluate the wider social, political, ethical, legal and international business complexity and concerns raised by recent developments in cloud computing

    • Demonstrate a high level of competence in using a wide range of IT hardware and software tools to an industry-level standard

    • Analyse situations and devise practical solutions to complex business problems utilising cloud computing technologies and methodologies

    • Demonstrate skills and competencies in building web and mobile applications and the use of cloud platforms to deploy them in the cloud.

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  • BA (Hons) in Business Information Systems

    CAO Code: DB524

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    Business Information is the most exciting, dynamic topic in business today. The reasons for this are the continual change in technology, business use of the technology and its impact on business success. The undergraduate BIS degree provides students with an exciting mix of key technology and business skills; essential for the modern IT / BIS Professional. This unique combination ensures that graduates are work-ready with relevant technical skills and business knowledge. The programme is of particular relevance to those working or aspiring to work in the ICT/IS industry.

    Aims & Objectives

    On completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

    •To provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the fundamental theories, concepts and methods of business

    •To analyse problems and formulate practical solutions to a variety of business information systems problems at both a strategic and tactical level, as well as the ability to critically evaluate the approach and techniques used

    • To develop strong learner competence and skills in current technologies, languages and tools that form an integral part of the information systems processes, operations and functions

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Course overview


Awarding Body:
 Quality & Qualifications Ireland


Award: Honours Bachelor Degree
NFQ Level:
Level 8
Award Title: 
BA (Hons) in Business Information Systems
Award Type:  Major 
Duration: 3 Years 
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We are now accepting applications for programmes taking place in 2019. Contact our Admissions Team for further information.

Phone: 01 417 7500
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