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									                                     Part 1: Programme Specifications for
             Programme Specifications for BIS/BIT/M-Commerce Degree Courses
1 Available Award(s) and Modes of Study

Title of Award *                                               Mode*                       UCAS Code          FHEQ Level*

BA (Honours) Business Information Systems                      All                                            All
BA Business Information Systems                                FT SW PT                                       H
                                                               3/4/6 years
BSc (Honours) Business Information Technology
BSc Business Information Technology



BA (Honours) M-Commerce
BA M-Commerce


With Programmes
BA (Honours) Business Information Systems
Or
BA Business Information Systems
Or
BSc (Honours) Business Information Technology
Or
BSc Business Information Technology
With:
Accounting
Or
Human Resource Management
Or
International Business
Or
Marketing



Qualification descriptors can be found at http://www.qaa.ac.uk/crntwork/nqf/ewni2001/annex1.htm




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2 Awarding Institution/Body *            Coventry University.



3 Teaching Institution *                 Coventry University



4 Internal Approval/Review               Date of approval: 3 May 2006
  Dates
                                         Date for next review:



5 Programme Accredited by*               BCS accreditation to be sought

6 Accreditation Date and                 Give the date that the accreditation was approved/renewed and when it is
  Duration                               due to expire. Identify which entry cohorts are accredited.

7 QAA Subject Benchmark                  Computing:
  Statement(s) and/or other
                                         http://www.qaa.ac.uk/academicinfrastructure/benchmark/honours/comput
  external factors *
                                         ing.asp#1
                                         Business and Management:
                                         http://www.qaa.ac.uk/



8 Date of Programme                      May 2006
  Specification *

9 Programme Manager/Course               Garry Sherwin
  Tutor *




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10 Educational Aims of the Programmes

The programmes will provide:
•   a range of knowledge and skills that give emphasis information systems, information technology, and
    project management within business and organisational contexts
•   knowledge of professional responsibilities within the domain of business information systems, including
    an understanding of the associated ethical and legal issues, and the need for continuing professional
    development
•   skills needed to select and apply methods for building information systems
•   particular knowledge of the use of information systems and analytical methods to support the analysis
    and design of policy and practice in business
•   opportunities to develop more general understanding of business management and skills in business
    information management
•   a range of relevant knowledge and skills that a graduate needs to enter graduate level employment in a
    business and information systems environment or to engage in postgraduate study

11 Intended Learning Outcomes*
These programmes satisfy the benchmark statements and Coventry University’s Code of Practice for
Academic and Professional Skills Development. The Curriculum Map (section 20) maps the learning outcomes
described below to the programme modules.
The Capabilities (skills) Map (section 21) shows the capabilities students will be taught, given the opportunity
to practice, and in which they will be assessed.




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11.1 Knowledge and understanding
On successful completion of any of these programmes a student should be able to demonstrate knowledge
and understanding of:
KU1      the subject matter, principles and practice, fundamental to information systems
KU2      the operation of business organisations and the role and practices of the various business functions
KU3   established methods for the analysis and design of solutions for business problems and the
management of the information technology in a variety of contexts
For each specialist honours programme the following also apply. The unclassified degree programmes require
demonstration of subsets which can vary, and which are specified in Section 12 by means of possible module
combinations.
BA (Honours) Business Information Systems
KU4    management and organisational behaviour; management information systems; business information
management strategy; business simulation
BSc (Honours) Business Information Technology
KU5    data management; operational research; practical technology; business simulation; advanced
information systems
BA (Honours) M-Commerce
KU6   management information systems; principles and practice of mobile commerce; business information
management strategy; m-commerce applications
BSC (Honours) M-Commerce
KU6    practical technology; principles and practice of mobile commerce; m-commerce applications; advanced
information systems
The ‘with’ programmes will require demonstration of additional specialist knowledge appropriate to each
discipline::
KU7      accounting
or
KU8      human resource management
or
KU9      international business
Or
KU10     marketing




11.2 Cognitive skills
On successful completion of the programme a student should be able to:
CS1      undertake problem analysis and exercise reasoned judgement in assessing business needs
CS2    critically evaluate methods for deciding on and implementing information technology solutions to
business problems
CS3    synthesise requirements and opportunities in order to recommend appropriate information
technology policies

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11.3 Practical skills
On successful completion of the programme a student should be able to:
PS1    demonstrate a working knowledge of the tools, technology and methods of information processing in a
business organisation
PS2      apply relevant quantitative techniques for business analysis and decision making
PS3     demonstrate an awareness of professional responsibilities, including an understanding of the
associated ethical and legal issues, and the need for continuing professional development
PS4      select and apply methods for building information systems


11.4 Transferable skills
On successful completion of the programme a student should be able to:
TS1    work to deadlines both individually and within teams and to show evidence of planning within time,
resource, and personnel constraints
TS2     apply professional, interpersonal and transferable skills so as to communicate effectively, both orally
and in writing, in relevant situations
TS3     accept responsibility for their own learning in a contextual application of problem-solving skills and in
the evaluation of outcomes based upon supporting evidence
TS4    demonstrate a reflective and mature approach to personal development in relation to academic study
and professional advancement, including by means of a personal development portfolio (PDP)


Transferable skills are generally incorporated within modules (see section 21) and related to relevant
assessments as appropriate, but there is also a specialist PDP module at Stage 1. Self-directed learning
forms an element of all modules and the necessity to work within tight deadlines is an essential requirement
across the curriculum. The ability to communicate orally and in writing will be developed across all modules.
The course includes modules from the Add+vantage Coventry University (ACU) scheme intended to develop
employability, enterprise and leadership skills.


All students are given opportunities to engage in Personal Development Planning using PebblePad.
Modules offered through the Add+vantage scheme will provide opportunities for skills development and
support for Personal Development Planning. The development of discipline-based development planning is
detailed in Section 13; Support for Students and their Learning.




Teaching and Learning Strategy
Lectures are used to introduce module content, to set the context and learning targets, and to cover topics
where students may experience difficulties. Tutorials, laboratory classes, and seminars provide students
with learning opportunities to practice the application of course material. Staff research and knowledge of
practice is used to inform examples and provide topics for seminars.

Student-centred learning includes undertaking practical exercises, exploring case studies, and supplementing
lecture content using published material available from the library or the Internet. The University’s on-line
learning facility is used to support all modules and provides a forum for communication.

Group and project work are an integral feature of study within business, information technology, and
operational research since future careers often require team working. Projects are used to help develop

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students’ ability to discover, evaluate, and generate solutions to information systems problems.

There is a group professional project at stage 2 (part of module 201KM) that enables students to work
together in a small project team as they would in industry. Students analyse a business information systems
problem and generate possible solutions as well as reflecting on the management and behaviour of the group.
The module emphasises the professional skills necessary for the development of a successful practitioner in
the subject.

The Stage 3 project is a major individual piece of work for integrating the course modules studied. It is
expected to be a piece of analytical research or a practical problem-solving exercise emphasising aspects of
practice in business and information systems. Students extend their knowledge of information technology
and improve their skills in work organisation, time-management, investigation, and communication. A number
of these projects derive from commerce or industry, often being initiated by students from their
professional training placement.

The balance between these different teaching and learning methods will vary from module to module and
between different stages. The relationships between content, learning outcomes, and assessment practice
for each module are described in the individual module descriptors.

Assessment Strategy
The attainment of students is evaluated by coursework and examinations. The importance of these two
components will vary between modules. Across the three stages of the programme, there will be an
appropriate split between coursework and examinations with some modules assessed by coursework only.

The assessment structure for each module is designed in relation to its learning outcomes. These reflect
the subject matter of the module and whether the module aims to contribute to either skills or knowledge
development or both. This, in turn, determines the balance of coursework and written examination and the
mix of different methods of assessment, e.g. group or individual work. Generally, learning outcomes
associated with knowledge and understanding is assessed by written examination and/or in-course tests.

Skills-based learning outcomes are normally assessed by coursework. The method by which the achievement
of learning outcomes for individual modules is demonstrated is documented in each Module Descriptor.
The coursework element in any module may comprise formative exercises or short tests (some using on-line
testing) to assess students’ knowledge before progressing to a new topic, as well as summative assignments
to encourage active learning and maintain student motivation. Each module contains a range of assessments
and there is a mix of different assessment types across the programme. The combination of different
forms of assessment is also intended to reduce any systematic bias that may arise because a student may be
less able in one particular form of assessment.




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12 Programme Structure and Requirements, Stages, Modules, Credits and Awards
Modules within the programmes, their status, the stages at which they are studied, their credit value and
pre/co requisites are identified in Section 19.
The programmes may be studied in the following modes of attendance:
    •    Full-time over three years of study.
    •    Sandwich with an industrial training placement being taken for one year between Stage 2 and Stage
         3.
    •    Part-time. Courses may be followed in part-time mode by attending a selection of the modules from
         the full-time programme.
The course includes modules from the Add+vantage Coventry University (ACU) scheme intended to develop
employability, enterprise and leadership skills.


Curriculum
Modules at Stage 1 are intended to lay a firm foundation for further study and prepare students from
diverse backgrounds for specialist subjects. Some of these modules may be shared with others courses.
Modules at stage 2 cover specialised subjects appropriate to contemporary business information technology
along with management and group project work.
Modules at stage 3 expand and further specialise on those taken at stage 2. The project module gives the
opportunity to build a portfolio of capabilities that can be presented to potential employers.


Optional Industrial Training
Students are strongly encouraged to spend a year on industrial training between Stage 2 and Stage 3.
Assistance in organising this is provided by the Faculty’s External Affairs Department



All modules are at 20 credits each unless otherwise specified.

Stage 1 – Common to all KIM Undergraduate Programmes
102KM Organisational Context of Information Management
103KM Business Computing
104KM Information Systems
105KM Introduction to E-Commerce
106KM Business Analysis


On Campus Only
101KM PDP for Knowledge and Information Management (10 credits)
Stage 1 ACU module (10 credits)
Off Campus Only
Appropriate study normally resulting in 20 credits, but suitable variation may be made up to 50 credits




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Stage Two


BA BIS                                     BA M-Commerce                               BSc BIT                                    BSc M-Commerce

201KM Group Project                        201KM Group Project                        201KM Group Project                         201KM Group Project
203KM Systems and Connectivity             203KM Systems and Connectivity             203KM Systems and Connectivity              203KM Systems and Connectivity
220CT Database Systems                     220CT Database Systems                     220CT Database Systems                      220CT Database Systems

202KM Management Information               202KM Management Information
Systems                                    Systems

                                                                                      204KM Data Management and
                                                                                      Operational Research
205KM Management and
Organisational Behaviour

                                                                                      206KM Practical Technology
                                                                                                                                  206KM Practical Technology
                                           208KM Principles and Practice of
                                                                                                                                  208KM Principles and Practice of
                                           Mobile Commerce
                                                                                                                                  Mobile Commerce

On-Campus Only                             On-Campus Only                             On-Campus Only                              On-Campus Only
209KM Introduction to Research             209KM Introduction to Research             209KM Introduction to Research              209KM Introduction to Research
Methods (10 credits)                       Methods (10 credits)                       Methods (10 credits)                        Methods (10 credits)
10-credit stage 2 ACU module               10-credit stage 2 ACU module               10-credit stage 2 ACU module                10-credit stage 2 ACU module
Off-Campus Only                            Off-Campus Only                            Off-Campus Only                             Off-Campus Only
Appropriate study normally                 Appropriate study normally                 Appropriate study normally                  Appropriate study normally
resulting in 20 credits, but               resulting in 20 credits, but               resulting in 20 credits, but                resulting in 20 credits, but
suitable programme variation may           suitable programme variation may           suitable programme variation may            suitable programme variation may
be made up to 50 credits                   be made up to 50 credits                   be made up to 50 credits                    be made up to 50 credits



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Stage Three

BA BIS                                     BA M-Commerce                               BSc BIT                                    BSc M-Commerce

303KM Project Management                   303KM Project Management                   303KM Project Management                    303KM Project Management
304KM Digital Technology and               304KM Digital Technology and               304KM Digital Technology and                304KM Digital Technology and
Society                                    Society                                    Society                                     Society

302KM Business Information                 302K Business Information
Management Strategy                        Management Strategy
305KM Business Simulation
                                                                                      305KM Business Simulation
                                           310KM M-Commerce Applications
                                                                                                                                  310KM M-Commerce Applications
                                                                                      306KM Advanced Information                  306KM Advanced Information
                                                                                      Systems                                     Systems

On-Campus Only                             On-Campus Only                             On-Campus Only                              On-Campus Only
301KM Project (30 credits)                 301KM Project (30 credits)                 301KM Project (30 credits)                  301KM Project (30 credits)s
10-credit stage 3 ACU module or            10-credit stage 3 ACU module or            10-credit stage 3 ACU module or             10-credit stage 3 ACU module or
250EC                                      250EC                                      250EC                                       250EC
Off-Campus Only                            Off-Campus Only                            Off-Campus Only                             Off-Campus Only
Appropriate study valued at 40             Appropriate study valued at 40             Appropriate study valued at 40              Appropriate study valued at 40
credits, to include a project of           credits, to include a project of           credits, to include a project of            credits, to include a project of
minimum value of 20 credits, but           minimum value of 20 credits, but           minimum value of 20 credits, but            minimum value of 20 credits, but
suitable programme variation may           suitable programme variation may           suitable programme variation may            suitable programme variation may
be made up to 50 credits                   be made up to 50 credits                   be made up to 50 credits                    be made up to 50 credits




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Stage Two ‘With’ Programmes
(Note: each student may choose the award of BA or BSc – the programme is the same for both)

201KM Group Project                                         With one from:                                             On-Campus Only
202KM Management Information Systems                        Accounting                                                 209KM Introduction to Research Methods
203KM Systems and Connectivity                              285ACC Business Accounting                                 (10 credits)
220CT Database Systems                                      HRM                                                        10-credit stage 2 ACU module
                                                            244HRM HRM in a Business Context                           Off-Campus Only
                                                            Appropriate International Business or                      Normally appropriate study resulting in 10
                                                            Marketing study valued at 20 credits                       credits, but suitable programme variation may
                                                                                                                       be made up to 50 credits


Stage Three ‘With’ Programmes


303KM Project Management                                    With one from                                              On-Campus Only
304KM Digital Technology and Society                        Accounting                                                 301KM Project (30 credits)
302KM Business Information Management                       At least one from:                                         10-credit stage 3 ACU module or 250EC
Strategy
                                                            384ACC Managerial Accounting for Business                  Off-Campus Only
305KM Business Simulation                                   Decisions
                                                                                                                       Normally appropriate study valued at 40
                                                            HRM                                                        credits, to include a project of minimum value
                                                                                                                       of 20 credits, but suitable programme variation
                                                            340HRM Strategic HRM
                                                                                                                       may be made up to 50 credits
                                                            Appropriate International Business or
                                                            Marketing study valued at 20 credits




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Progression requirements are based on University regulations.
To progress a student must normally achieve the indicated minimum number of module passes at
the previous stage and meet essential pre-requisites.


As per the Regulations for the Undergraduate Curriculum Framework from 2006 (Mode C), a full-
time undergraduate student is normally eligible to progress from stage 1 to stage 2 of a course of
study if they have obtained at least 100 credits at level 1 and have the pre-requisites to allow
them enrol on the recommended programme of study at level 2 for that course.
A full-time undergraduate student is normally eligible to progress from stage 2 to stage 3 if they
have obtained at least 220 credits of which at least 80 credits must be from level 2 and have the
pre-requisites to allow them enrol on the recommended programme of study at level 3 for that
course.
Eligibility to progress can be interpreted as eligibility to progress to an unclassified degree within
3 years in accordance with University Academic Regulations.

Progression to Industrial Training

To Progress to a sandwich year, a full-time undergraduate student must obtain a total of 200
credits, or above, at the end of stage 2 of their course and have the pre-requisites to allow them
enrol on the recommended programme of study at level 3 for that course. The student must
secure an acceptable placement.
In addition the student must have passed the three modules 201KM Group Project, 203KM
Systems and Connectivity, 220CT Database Systems


Awards
To achieve the award of Honours or Unclassified degree from study on the programme a student must
achieve the minimum credits specified in the University academic regulations.


For Honours Degree: All Stage 3 modules specified for the individual programme.


For Unclassified Degree: At least 3 from 302KM, 303KM, 304KM, 305KM, 306KM, 310KM.


Alternative awards
Students failing to meet the award requirements of any of these programmes will be considered for
alternative awards for which they satisfy the credit score count and other requirements. Specifically:
Diploma of Higher Education and Certificate of Higher Education (as specified in the University Academic
Regulations)




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13 Support for Students and their Learning
Student learning on individual modules is supported primarily by Module Leaders and associated module
teams. Modules employ a variety of formative assessment styles and feedback mechanisms to support
student achievement. Assessments on modules are carried out in compliance with the University Assessment
Strategy which has been developed to ensure assessment is fair and equitable to students.
To support work in individual projects during stage 3 studies students are assigned a personal project
supervisor who will meet with them regularly to provide guidance.
A Personal Tutorial System (PTS) exists for all undergraduate students. A group system exists for all Stage
1 and Stage 2 full-time students and for final stage Unclassified Degree students. For final stage Honours
students the personal tutor is the project supervisor. Stage 1 and Stage 2 students will have personal
tutoring via their Year Tutors and within the PDP and Group Project modules.
Staff from the Student Support Office are available to support students on all administrative matters.
This includes services like providing confirmation of enrolment letters and updating address information and
study programmes.
New entrants must attend a 1-week induction programme. This familiarises them with the structure and
operation of their programmes and the wider facilities of the University. It also covers essential Health and
Safety issues.
Student learning on their programmes is supported by the collections of the Lanchester Library, the
University’s extensive Information Technology resources and the specialised technical laboratories of the
Faculty of Engineering and Computing.


The University places a high priority on providing Equal Opportunities for all students and has received
national recognition for its work in assisting disabled students. Individual staff have been briefed /trained
on their responsibilities in these areas and provide the basic assistance required in the academic work of a
study module. A Faculty Learning Support Co-ordinator and a central University-wide disabilities office
provide more specialised support. Reasonable adjustments can be made to the teaching, learning, assessment
and support of the course(s) to maximise accessibility to students with disabilities.
The University has an excellent record on widening access and welcomes students from all backgrounds on its
courses. Applications from mature students and from neighbourhoods with low participation in higher
education are encouraged. All modules on the programme may be attended on a student part-time basis by
attending classes timetabled for full-time students.
The Faculty of Engineering and Computing supports students in identifying and acquiring suitable industrial
training placements. It also arranges for students to be visited by an industrial training tutor to support
them during their time in industry.




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14 Criteria for Admission
UCAS entry profiles may be found at http://www.ucas.ac.uk/profiles/index.html
Candidates for admission to the programme will normally be expected to meet the following criteria.
         a) Satisfy the general admission requirements of the University as specified in the Academic
            Regulations.
         b) Meet entry requirements as outlined by UCAS.
         c) For international entrants the English language requirement is IELTS grade 6 or equivalent.
This section summarises the main admissions criteria for entry to stage 1 of the programme. For
international qualifications or direct entry to later stages please contact the admissions office.

The Faculty encourages applications from candidates who do not meet the above requirements but who do
have relevant experience.




15 Method for Evaluating and Enhancing the Quality and Standards of Teaching and Learning
The Programme is managed by the Knowledge and Information Management Board of Studies of the Faculty
of Engineering and Computing.
The Programme Assessment Board (PAB) for Knowledge and Information Management is responsible for
considering the progress of all students and making awards in accordance with both the University and
course-specific regulations.
The assurance of the quality of modules is the responsibility of the Boards of Studies which contribute
modules to the programme.
External Examiners report annually on the programme and their views are considered as part of the Annual
Quality Monitoring process (AQM). Details of the AQM process can be found on the Academic Registry’s
web site.
Students are represented on the Course Consultative Committee, Board of Studies and Faculty Board, all of
which normally meet three times per year.
Student views are also sought through module and course evaluation questionnaires.




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16 Regulation of Assessment
University policy requires the internal moderation of assessments.
External Examiners are appointed for all named University awards. The role of the External Examiner at is
to help ensure academic standards. External Examiners undertake the moderation of examination papers,
and view representative samples of work for the modules for which they have responsibility. External
examiners help to ensure fairness in the consideration of student progression and awards. They have the
right to comment on all aspects of the assessment system and participate as full members of the assessment
boards.
The Pass mark for all modules is 40%. This overall module mark may comprise more than one component (e.g.
coursework and exam). The individual module descriptors give the precise pass criteria and the weighting of
the component marks that contribute to the overall module mark.
On Undergraduate programmes, the Honours classification boundaries for First Class, Upper Second Class,
Lower Second Class and Third Class are 70%, 60%, 50% and 40% respectively.




17 Indicators of Quality and Standards


INSTITUTIONAL AUDIT: DISCIPLINE AUDIT TRAIL, COMPUTING, APRIL 2004
“…the standard of student achievement in the programmes was appropriate to the titles of the awards and
their place within The framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
(FHEQ), published by the Agency. … the quality of learning opportunities available to students was suitable
for the programmes of study leading to the awards. The disciplinary engagement as part of the QAA
Institutional Audit of the University in 2004 reported confidence in the delivery of the computing subject
area.”
INVESTORS IN PEOPLE
The former School of MIS, now merged within the Faculty, gained Investors in People (IiP) status in March
2000 which was renewed in December 2004.
EXTERNAL EXAMINERS
External examiners have consistently praised the delivery, operation and results of courses in the Faculty,
and the programmes presented here build on existing strengths.



18 Additional Information
Key sources of information about the course and student support can be found in:
    •    In the Student handbook
    •    On-line on the Programme Web
    •    On-line on the Faculty Web
    •    On-line in the Module Information Directory (available via the university web)
    •    Study Support information is available through CUOnline




Please note: This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the
learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if s/he
takes full advantage of the learning opportunities that are provided.

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More detailed information on the learning outcomes, content, and teaching, learning and assessment methods
of each module can be found in the Module Information Directory (MID), student module guide(s) and the
course handbook.
The accuracy of the information contained in this document is reviewed by the University and may be
verified by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.




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19 Modules are as stated in Section 12 Programme Structure and Requirements, Stages, Modules, Credits and Awards


No       Module title                                                                         c/w:exam         Pre-requisites – all are ‘or equivalent’
101KM    PDP for Knowledge and Information Management (10 credits)                              100:0          None
102KM    Organisational Context of Information Management                                       50:50          None
103KM    Business Computing                                                                     100:0          None
104KM    Information Systems                                                                    50:50          None
105KM    Introduction to E-commerce                                                             100:0          None
106KM    Business Analysis                                                                      100:0          None
+ ACU module

201KM    Group Project                                                                           100:0         (101KM OR 102KM) AND (103KM OR 104KM)
202KM    Management Information Systems                                                          100:0         104KM OR 105KM
203KM    Systems and Connectivity                                                                50:50         104KM OR 105KM
204KM    Data Management and Operational Research                                                50:50         103KM AND 106KM
205KM    Information Management and Organisational Behaviour                                     100:0         102KM
206KM    Practical Technology                                                                    100:0         103KM
208KM    Principles and Practice of Mobile Commerce                                              50:50         104KM AND105KM
209KM    Introduction to Research Methods (10 credits)                                           100:0         101KM AND 106KM
220CT    Database Systems                                                                        50:50         60 credits at Stage 1
+ ACU module

301KM    Project (30 credits)                                                                    100:0         201KM AND 209KM
302KM    Business Information Management Strategy                                                50:50         202KM OR 203KM OR 205KM
303KM    Project Management                                                                      50:50         201KM OR 202KM or 203KM
304KM    Digital Technology and Society                                                          50:50         60 credits at Stage 2
305KM    Business Simulation                                                                     100:0         60 credits at Stage 2
306KM    Advanced Information Systems                                                            0:100         202KM OR 203KM OR 208KM
310KM    M-Commerce Applications                                                                 50:50         202KM OR 203KM OR 208KM
+ ACU module




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 20 Curriculum Map

                                                                                           Intended Learning Outcomes

                           Knowledge and Understanding                 Cognitive (Thinking)             Practical Skills                            Transferable Skills
                                                                       Skills

 Module codes              KU1        KU2        KU3        KU4        CS1        CS2        CS3        PS1        PS2        PS3        PS4        TS1           TS2   TS3   TS4
 101KM

 102KM

 103KM

 104KM

 105KM

 106KM



 201KM

 202KM

 203KM

 204KM

 206KM

 209KM

 211KM

 220CT

 285ACC

 244HRM

 2**** (IB

 2**** (Marketinig)




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 301KM

 302KM

 303KM

 304KM

 305KM

 310KM

 384ACC

 340HRM

 3**** (IB

 3**** (Marketing)




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21 Capabilities (Skills) Map

 Module codes          Learning to       Working with           Problem            Numeracy          IT and Online       Communication          Career            Information     Personal
                         Learn             others              Solving and                             Learning                               Management          Management    Developmen
                                                               Innovation                                                                                                         Planning
101KM                       T/P                                                                            T/P/A               T/P/A               T/P/A              T/P          T/P/A

102KM                                            T                  T/P                  P                                       P                   P

103KM                                                              T/P/A               T/P/A                 P                   P                   P               T/P/A

104KM                                           P/A                                                         P/A                                      P                 P

105KM                                                               T/P                 P/A                  P                                       P                 P

106KM                                                               T/P                T/P/A                T/P                                                      T/P/A



201KM                       T/P                T/P/A                                                                           T/P/A                 T                P/A           T/P

202KM                                                                                                                           P/A                                   T/P

203KM                                                              T/P/A                P/A                  P                                                       T/P/A

204KM                                                                P                                                          P/A                                    P

209KM                                                                P                                                                                                T/P

211KM                       T/P                                                                            T/P/A               T/P/A               T/P/A              T/P          T/P/A

220CT                                                              T/P/A                 P                                                                           T/P/A

285ACC

244HRM

2**IB

2**** (Marketinig)




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301KM                        P                                     T/P/A                                                       T/P/A                               P/A    P

302KM                                                                P

303KM                                           P/A                 P/A                                      P                                       P             P/A    P

304KM                                                                                                                            P                                T/P/A

305KM                                                              T/P/A                P/A                  P                                                    T/P/A

310KM                                                                P                                                                                             P/A

384ACC

340HRM

3**** (IB

3**** (Marketing)




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Capability Outlines (from the Code of Practice for Academic and Skills Development)
Learning to Learn – Students should be ready to accept responsibility for their own independent learning. They should also be able to reflect on
their learning and appraise their capabilities and achievements. Students should also be able to identify their individual needs for effective learning.
Working with Others – Students should be able to work effectively as part of a group, and respect the dignity, rights and needs of others.
Problem Solving and Innovation – Students should be able to use problem-solving skills in a variety of practical situations. They should be able to
demonstrate creativity, flexibility, perception, decisiveness, confidence and an awareness of values.
Numeracy – Students should be able to interpret, analyse and present numerical data.
IT and Online Learning – Students should be able to use computer-based systems for learning, communicating, collaborating with peers and tutors,
and working with data.
Communication – Students should be able to communicate effectively in appropriate forms in a wide variety of situations.
Career Management – Students should appreciate the values, culture, structure and process of work organisations relevant to their area of study.
Students should also appropriately match their experience and academic achievements to employer expectations.
Information Management – Students should be able to carry out research relevant to their field of study by retrieving and using information drawn
from a variety of resources.
Personal Development Planning – Students should be able to demonstrate self-awareness, set personal goals and record achievement.


Capabilities developed through the Add+vantage Scheme
In all full-time UK based undergraduate courses (with the exception of those that lead to a license to practice), students will undertake at least one
10 credit Add+vantage module in each of the three years of their course. Theses Add+vantage modules will develop the following generic capabilities:
                           Problem Solving Skills
                           Action Planning and Organising
                           Written and Oral Communication
                           Questioning and Listening


Employability competencies and career management skills will be introduced in each Add+vantage module. The following personal qualities related to
employability will be addressed in each of the Add+vantage modules:



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                               Achievement orientation
                               Initiative (Creativity)
                               Self Confidence
                               Decisiveness
                               Reflectiveness
                               Adaptability/Flexibility
                               Influencing
                               Career Management Skills




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