Course Brief

An introduction to the various facets of information systems management to help students understand the importance of non-technical issues. The importance of close integration between business and IS planning will be stressed. The topics include: information security and safety critical systems; data protection legislation; Computer Misuse Act and other relevant legislation. Ethical and professional issues. Strategic planning of IS; evaluation of IS investments.


  • This course is offered in 30 hours
  • IS Management in the Digital Economy
  • The Evolving Role of IS
  • IT Strategy and Planning (Competitive Strategy)
  • Formal Planning Techniques (Approaches to IS Planning)
  • Business Process Management
  • Managing Implementation and Change
  • Ethical and Social Issues, Information Technology Economics,
  • Business Performance Management, Outsourcing, Supply Chain Management, User Roles

Lectures and tutorials.

Two coursework submissions.

One two-hour 15 minute unseen written paper.

  • BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Systems (UoL)

    This degree prepares you to develop systems that can grow to meet new and changing needs in modern business environments. 

    • This degree is internationally recognized, giving you an advantage in the job market, wherever your career takes you.
    • You can rely on the quality of the content of this degree.
    • You will gain specialist expertise in the development and application of innovative technologies.
    • Our courses are designed to help you develop the analytical, organizational and creative skills sought by employers in the fast-evolving sector.
    • You will receive comprehensive subject guides approved by Goldsmith's academics, as well as access to a wealth of online resources.
    • This programme provides an excellent preparation for a career as a computing or information systems professional.

    In order to obtain the BSc (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems, students will pursue:-

    • 8 core full modules
    • 6 electives (half modules)
    • Final Project

    At SBCS we focus on -

    • Producing graduates who are capable of thinking critically, creatively and ethically.
    • Graduates who are team players with the ability to communicate persuasively.

    Highlights at a glance -

    • Final Year (Top-up)
    • Global Recognition
    • Excellent Facilities and Administrative Support
    • Expert Lecturers