USQ Logo
The current and official versions of the course specifications are available on the web at https://www.usq.edu.au/course/specification/current.
Please consult the web for updates that may occur during the year.

CIS8500 Applied Research for Information System Professionals

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Business
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 26 September 2022

Requisites

Pre-requisite: CIS8001 or CIS8008

Overview

The discipline of information systems is constantly changing at fast pace. The need to find solutions to everyday problems and develop innovative technologies and systems is paramount to building a sustainable future. This often requires systematic and rigorous research to enable evidence-based decision making. The understanding of the research process and the application of research techniques is therefore essential skills for IT professionals to possess as organisational and business requirements become increasingly complex.

This course is designed as an introduction to applied research for information systems professionals. Students cover the fundamentals of research relating to management information systems, and investigate, synthesise and communicate information to inform management information systems decisions. The course is designed to build foundation skills for students to successfully conduct applied information systems research that employs both quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 26 September 2022