Advanced Computer Science and IT Management: Information Management - themes 2017-2018
Students take the following 3 themes (in accordance with the timetable).
Data Engineering and Systems Governance
This theme aims to provide students with an overview and understanding of the entire data life cycle, including data creation, modelling, acquisition, representation, use, maintenance, preservation and disposal, as well as the general use of IT to secure data and information. It discusses database design, data warehousing, maintenance and analytics, data standards and data quality, as well as managing the human behaviour affecting the security of data and information systems.
This theme addresses the main topics in information management and data analytics: students taking MSc ACSwITM: Information Management take all of the units in this theme. The theme has three modules: IS Strategy and Enterprise Systems (BMAN60111) and Machine Learning and Data Mining (COMP61011) are taken in the first semester, whereas Information and Knowledge Management (BMAN71652) is in the second semester.
This theme complements the compulsory set of Information management units, and covers topics in optimisation, planning, problem-solving, decision support and text mining. Students taking MSc ACSwITM: Information Management choose one optional unit from this theme. This option is taken in the second semester.