Business Information Systems is a comprehensive blend of business and technology subjects that equips students with the skills and knowledge required to develop, manage and use Information Technology systems and solutions in a variety of business environments. This will include a knowledge of management; digital marketing; financial and management accounting; information communication; technology strategy; computer applications; enterprise resource planning systems; systems integration; legal studies; entrepreneurship; international business; project management; systems analysis; design and development; Big Data; Business Analytics, and Cloud Computing.
In Year 3, students will have the option to complete a work placement (minimum 15 weeks) in an IT related role in business. It will involve a set of agreed objectives for your placement, as well as the assistance of a supervisor on site and a member of the academic staff at CIT.
Interns are placed in a range of companies from large organisations such as Dell EMC, Trend Micro, Janssen, Kerry Group through to medium and small size companies and start-ups. Click here to read about one of our student’s placement experience with the startup Trustev.
If you would like to take an intern for your organisation, please call Catherine Murphy on 021 4326227 / email: email@example.com or Denise McSweeney at 021 4335514 / email Denise.McSweeney@cit.ie
Honours Degree holders who achieve the specified level of academic performance are eligible to apply for a postgraduate course of study, both at CIT and at other third level colleges in Ireland and abroad.
How much Business content is in the course?
The course is 50% Business oriented and 50% Information Technology and Information Systems oriented.
What level of proficiency with computers do you need?
Subjects are taught at an introductory level in Year 1.
What kind of Programming is involved?
Programming is an important skill to have in the area of Business Information Systems. HTML, CSS, C#, and PHP are some of the exciting and useful programming languages that you will be working on.
What Information Technology (IT) topics are involved?
IT topics covered on the course include Systems Analysis and Design, Database Design and Management, Computer Networks, Information Systems Project Management, Web Applications Development, and Enterprise Systems. Students will study Big Data, Business Analytics alongside Ethics and Privacy.