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Introduction to information management and systems research ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)

Postgraduate Undergraduate

Leader: K Tanner

Caulfield First semester 2005 (Evening)

Synopsis: IMS4036 introduces students to a variety of issues, concepts, methods and techniques associated with information systems and information management research. Skills developed and knowledge acquired from this unit will prepare students to conduct their own research, as well as to be knowledgeable consumers of others' research.

Assessment: Assignments: Literature review and class exercises (50%) Formal supervised assessment: Written research proposal and oral presentation of the proposal to an audience (50%)

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: 24 credit points of IMS 9000-level units, or equivalent; or 24 credit points of graduate level units in the Master of Information Management and Systems, Master of Information Management Systems (Professional), Master of Information Technology, the Master of Business Systems, or equivalent; or an approved undergraduate degree in information systems (IS) or information management (IM) or equivalent.

Prohibitions: CSE4910, SYS4020