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Contemporary issues in the information society ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: G Johanson

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: This unit aims to synthesise analysis of the topical disciplinary and management concerns in the fields; to test the applied power of the combined role of the source disciplines; to identify and review professional attitudes, commitments, and the nature of work groups; and to encourage students to reflect on the worth and career relevance of the key concepts and assumptions covered by them in their degree.

Assessment: Assignments: 50% + Formal Supervised Assessment: 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, the Master of Information Management and Systems (Professional), Master of Information Technology or the Master of Business Systems, or equivalent; or an approved undergraduate degree in information systems (IS) or information management (IM) or equivalent.

Prohibitions: SYS5100