This award aims to provide management and business professionals in Mainland China to study the MSc in information systems programme in Xian and Suzhou. This programme is jointly organized by the Department of Computing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Xian Jiaotong University since 2002. The normal duration of the programme is two years with intensive classes on weekends.
It aims to provide management and business professionals in Mainland China with the knowledge, skills and confidence in the application of information systems within an organization, and to enable them:
The institutional learning outcomes of taught postgraduate programmes consist of:
A. Professional competence of specialists/leaders of a discipline/profession:
Graduates of PolyU taught postgraduate programmes will possess in-depth knowledge and skills in their area of study and be able to apply their knowledge and contribute to professional leadership.
B. Strategic thinking:
Graduates of PolyU taught postgraduate programmes will be able to think holistically and analytically in dealing with complex problems and situations pertinent to their professional practice. They will be versatile problem solvers with good mastery of critical and creative thinking skills, who can generate practical and innovative solutions.
C. Lifelong learning capability:
Graduates of PolyU taught postgraduate programmes will have an enhanced capability for continual professional development through inquiry and reflection on professional practice.
The additional outcome specific to graduates of the Department of Computing is as below:
D. Computer ethics and responsibilities:
Graduates of the Scheme will have critical understanding of ethical problems and issues related to computer profession, technology governance and social responsibilities.
The programme requires the completion of 30 credits. Students can choose from the following study patterns:
(A) Complete 7 subjects (at least 5 must be core subjects) plus a dissertation; or
(B) Complete 8 subjects (at least 6 must be core subjects) plus a project; or
(C) Complete 10 subjects (at least 6 core subjects).
COMP5111 Database Systems and Management
COMP5121 Data Mining and Data Warehousing Applications
COMP5123 Intelligent Information Systems
COMP5131 Introduction to Information Systems
COMP5132 Information Systems Acquisition and Integration
COMP5133 Information Systems and E-commerce Strategy
COMP5134 Information System Development with OO Methods
COMP5138 Services Science Management
COMP5139 Management Information Systems
COMP5220 IS Project Management
COMP5524 Workflow Management and Collaborative Systems
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