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University of Malta

Faculty of Information and Communication Technology

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Honours) (Computing and Business)
(B.Sc. IT (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to register for study-units from their chosen elective stream as indicated in the programme.

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

BKF2041 Financial Services Law 4 ECTS
CIS1025 Information Systems 5 ECTS
CIS1100 Data Structures with Java Objects 5 ECTS
CIS1103 Computer Platforms and Applied Operating Systems 5 ECTS
CIS1109 Principles of Structured Development 5 ECTS
LIN1063 Academic Reading and Writing in English 2 ECTS
SOR0210 Data Treatment and Probability 2 ECTS

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

ACC1721 Financial Accounting and Control 1 4 ECTS
ECN1005 Principles of Economics 4 ECTS

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

BKF2071 Principles of Finance 4 ECTS
ECN1011 Introductory Micro-Economics 4 ECTS

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.

MRK2051 Consumer Behaviour 4 ECTS
MRK2503 Advertising and Promotion 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CIS1043 Introduction to Databases and Information Management 5 ECTS
CIS1054 Principles of Web Application Architecture 4 ECTS
CIS1118 Data Structures and Algorithms 5 ECTS
SOR0220 Elementary Statistical Theory 2 ECTS

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

ACC1731 Financial Accounting and Control 2 4 ECTS
MGT1011 Introduction to Business Management 4 ECTS

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

BKF2050 Foundations of Risk Management 4 ECTS
ECN1021 Introductory Macro-Economics 4 ECTS

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.

MRK2017 Interactive Survey Design and Analysis 4 ECTS
MRK2501 Digital Marketing: Fundamentals and Strategy Development 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 60 ECTS credits.

YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to register for study-units from their chosen elective stream as indicated in the programme.

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.




Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CIS2204 Group APT for Computing and Business 9 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CIS2062 Enterprise IT Planning 1 5 ECTS
CIS2201 Object Oriented Programming (Java and C# for .NET Framework Platform) 5 ECTS
CIS2206 Software Engineering 5 ECTS

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

BKF2071 Principles of Finance 4 ECTS
EMA1100 Business Statistics 1 4 ECTS
MGT3181 Applied Research Tools for Business 4 ECTS

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

BKF3050 Equity Markets 4 ECTS
BKF4181 Trading Futures and Options 4 ECTS

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.

MRK2006 Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility 4 ECTS
MRK2007 Marketing Research Planning 4 ECTS
MRK2504 Marketing Design and Advertising 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CIS2055 Web Applications Architecture and Systems Development 5 ECTS
CIS2087 e-Business 5 ECTS
CIS2091 Practical Design and Implementation with DBMS 5 ECTS
CIS2208 Mobile Computing 5 ECTS

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

ACC3521 Managerial Finance 4 ECTS

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

BKF3021 Fixed Income Analysis 4 ECTS
BKF3310 Thomson Reuters - Applied Analytics 4 ECTS

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.

MRK2210 Visual Literacy for Marketers 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3: 60 ECTS credits.

YEAR THREE

In addition to the compulsory study-units (27 ECTS), students are required to register for 33 ECTS from the elective study-units on offer during the year (8 ECTS of which are from the students' chosen elective stream A, B or C) for a total of 60 ECTS.

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.




Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ICT3910 Final Year Project in Computing and Business 22 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CIS3115 Emerging Technologies for Computing and Business 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CIS3053 Advanced Programming 5 ECTS
CIS3083 Advanced Client/Server and Distributed Computing 5 ECTS
CIS3119 Software Engineering: Project Management 5 ECTS
CIS3186 Mobile Device Programming 5 ECTS
CIS3187 Business Intelligence 5 ECTS
CIS3189 Digital Forensics 5 ECTS
CPS3230 Fundamentals of Software Testing 5 ECTS
EBI3085 Entrepreneurship: Start-up your Innovative Business 5 ECTS

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

MGT3071 Principles of Law for Management 4 ECTS
MGT3202 Operations and Supply Chain Management 4 ECTS

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

BKF4330 Alternative Investments 4 ECTS
BKF4390 Fundamental Tools for Investing 4 ECTS

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.

MRK3008 Marketing Data Analytics 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CIS1104 Networking 5 ECTS
CIS2349 Exposure to Practical Aspects of the ICT Industry 5 ECTS
CIS3023 I.S. Strategy Management and Practice 5 ECTS
CIS3042 Security, Quality and Risk Issues in I.S. 5 ECTS
CIS3062 Enterprise I.T. Planning 2 5 ECTS
CIS3111 Cloud Computing 5 ECTS
CIS3117 Advanced Databases: Data Mining and Warehousing 5 ECTS

Elective Stream A: Computing for Business.

MGT3214 Project Management 4 ECTS

Elective Stream B: Computing for Finance.

BKF4270 Structured Investment Products 4 ECTS

Elective Stream C: Computing for Marketing.

MRK3014 Practical Strategic Marketing Management 4 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits.

Requirement for award of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Honours) (Computing and Business): 180 ECTS credits.


This programme of study is governed by 'The General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004' and by the Bye-laws for the award of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Honours) - B.Sc. IT (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 2 November 2017
 
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The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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