2014 Unit of Study

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Information Systems Research B
UoS Code INFS6106
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
Prerequisites INFS6101
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information Students must seek permission from the Discipline of Business Information Systems to enrol in this unit.
Lectures 1 x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment dissertation (80%) and poster presentation (20%)
Description This unit is intended for students wishing to complete their degree with a significant research component within the BIS major. This unit provides the opportunity for students to complete intensive study in Business Information Management. Students taking this unit will have successfully completed INFS6101. Students will conduct desk research in a special topic of interest related to Information, Systems, or Process Management, and based upon the results of their work in INFS6101. In the absence of formal classes, students are required to conduct secondary research, report on and analyse the data that they collect, and produce relevant and critical research findings for the topic of interest. Students will produce a dissertation and poster presentation of their research. Students taking this unit will be supervised by an academic member of staff in an area of contemporary relevance.