Management Information Systems (BSc, 4 Years)
|Qualification Awarded||Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems|
|Level of Qualification||Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle)|
|Language of Instruction||English (First and second year courses offered also in Greek)|
|Mode of Study||Full-time or Part-time|
|Minimum ECTS Credits||240|
1.To provide a common body of knowledge in managing and utilizing systems development projects within a broad spectrum of business and business-related arenas.
2.To develop analytical skills to visualize complex business problems and make informed decisions on planning, initiating, organizing, and controlling the operations of the firm’s subsystems.
3.To develop and apply the principles of problem solving and critical thinking skills to model information systems solutions for business problems
4.To enhance the understanding of the business and professional responsibilities related to the use of information systems in organizations through the use of a competency-based program.
The program admits students in the Fall and Spring semesters. Applications for admission to the program will be considered only from candidates that fulfill the minimum entrance criteria as described below:
- The general admission requirements for entry to an undergraduate program of study is a High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification with minimum grade 17/20.
- In addition to a strong academic record, we take into account the student’s extra professional certifications such as ECDL Certificates, Microsoft Certificates e.g.
Course assessment usually comprises of a comprehensive final exam and continuous assessment. Continuous assessment can include amongst others, mid-terms, projects, and class participation.
Letter grades are calculated based on the weight of the final exam and the continuous assessment and the actual numerical marks obtained in these two assessment components. Based on the course grades the student’s semester grade point average (GPA) and cumulative point average (CPA) are calculated.
The student must complete 240 ECTS and all programme requirements.
A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.0 is required. Thus, although a ‘D-‘ is a PASS grade, in order to achieve a CPA of 2.0 an average grade of ‘C’ is required.
Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:
- Improve organisational processes with information technology solutions.
- Address information requirements in the organisation and exploit opportunities created by technological innovations.
- Analyse trade-offs and identify, evaluate, and procure solution and sourcing alternatives.
- Manage and control IT risks, and secure data and infrastructure.
- Manage ongoing information technology operations and IS projects.
- Ensure alignment between IT strategy and organisational strategy to ensure business continuance.
- Improve various stakeholders’ experience in interacting with the organisation and ensure high-quality user experience.
- Design and implement applications, application architectures, and integrated systems.
- Manage and exploit organisational data and information; design data and information models.
- Manage existing information systems, ICT resources, and the relationships with technology service providers