Information Systems is the study of the flow of information, capturing data, and the design and specification of information systems and user interfaces.
The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the information management needs of users, and the ability to analyse, design and manage information systems.
Courses in Information Systems develop skills in:
- conceptual modelling
- database management
- database systems design
- information systems analysis
- information systems management
This field comprises the following detailed fields:
- Conceptual Modelling
- Database Management
- Systems Analysis and Design
- Decision Support Systems
- Information Systems, n.e.c.
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