Programme Induction Session M.Sc.  i n Information Systems Management Business Information Systems Discipline J.E. Cairnes...
Discipline Postgraduate Administrator <ul><li>Laura Fleming is the Discipline’s Postgraduate Administrator </li></ul><ul><...
Programme Director <ul><li>Chris Barry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Room 376, Top Floor, Cairnes Building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Programme History <ul><li>The forerunner of the MScISM was the Higher Diploma in Systems Analysis (HDSA) which ran from 19...
Orientation <ul><li>See Campus Maps online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nuigalway.ie/maps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cairn...
Orientation <ul><li>Other places you need to know: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts Concourse...
Library Training <ul><li>“ The Library provides training on a variety of topics - all designed to help you gain the skills...
 
 
Information Solutions and Services (ISS)
Information Solutions and Services (ISS)
Staff Information <ul><li>Head of Discipline – Michael Lang </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline Administrators - Laura Regan  /  ...
MSc in ISM - part-time and full-time <ul><li>Full-time - 1MIS1 </li></ul><ul><li>Part-time, year 1 - 1MIS2  </li></ul><ul>...
Programme Structure J.E Cairnes School of Business & Economics Semester 1 Semester 2 (Core) Semester 2 (Optional) Summer S...
Programme Structure <ul><li>Semester I modules (30 ECTS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full time students take all 6 modules </li>...
Programme Structure <ul><li>Semester II modules (30 ECTS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full time students take 1,2,3,4 and two of...
Major Project (30 ECTS) <ul><li>Anatoli Nachev is managing all the Projects  </li></ul><ul><li>Teams of 4 or 5 </li></ul><...
Course Materials <ul><li>All course materials will be made available on  https://nuigalway.blackboard.com </li></ul><ul><u...
Blackboard <ul><li>There are separate links for each module in Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>There is also a general MSc in...
Laboratory Tutorials <ul><li>A number of modules will have laboratory tutorials in addition to scheduled lectures </li></u...
Term and Exam Dates <ul><li>http://www.nuigalway.ie/academic_dates/academic_term_dates.html </li></ul><ul><li>Examinations...
Registration <ul><li>New incoming students  (Starting September 2011) who have accepted and paid their deposits will be ab...
 
Student Liaison <ul><li>We welcome and invite feedback at all times </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a problem or grievance, ...
Regulations <ul><li>Calendar and Marks and Standards documents are on the general MScISM Blackboard site </li></ul><ul><ul...
Marks and Standards <ul><li>To be eligible for the award of the M.Sc. in Information Systems Management, candidates must s...
Marks and Standards <ul><li>A minimum mark of 35% is required in the written examination in a module before marks for year...
Compensation <ul><li>Where a student attains a grade in one or more modules that is below the pass mark but is at least 35...
Honours bands <ul><li>First Class Honours - about 70% </li></ul><ul><li>Honours Grade I - about 60% </li></ul><ul><li>Hono...
And Finally  … <ul><li>Thank you for choosing to study the M.Sc.  i n Information Systems Management at NUI Galway </li></...
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  • at what was then University College Galway (UCG) in response to a request from FÁS, Ireland’s national training and employment authority. It was intended as an applied skills programme for employees who required exposure to business computing.
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  • M.sc.ism introduction lecture 2011 2012

    1. 1. Programme Induction Session M.Sc. i n Information Systems Management Business Information Systems Discipline J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics National University of Ireland, Galway
    2. 2. Discipline Postgraduate Administrator <ul><li>Laura Fleming is the Discipline’s Postgraduate Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>In the first instance contact Laura on MScISM matters </li></ul><ul><li>Room 368, Top Floor, Cairnes Building </li></ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone 2308 (internal) / 091-492308 (external) </li></ul>
    3. 3. Programme Director <ul><li>Chris Barry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Room 376, Top Floor, Cairnes Building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone 2306 (internal) / 091-492306 (external) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultation on 1MIS1, 1MIS2 and 2MIS2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Available for consultation on MScISM academic queries 9.30am-11.30pm Thursdays in my office Room 376. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Programme History <ul><li>The forerunner of the MScISM was the Higher Diploma in Systems Analysis (HDSA) which ran from 1979 to 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Intended as an applied skills programme for employees requiring exposure to business computing </li></ul><ul><li>Major revisions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1990 (full-time and part-time) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1996 (full-time only / Internet and multimedia taught) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2000 (two streams – BSD/IMS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2003 (full-time and part-time, one stream) </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Orientation <ul><li>See Campus Maps online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nuigalway.ie/maps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cairnes Building / St. Anthony ’ s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Suites:, Post-Graduate BIS Suite, BIS Suites, Menlo, Friary. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff offices: Top Floor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Riverside walkway to Dangan / “ Park and stride ” facility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canteen – Friars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security: ext. 3333 (091 49 3333) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CCTV monitor in lobby of St. Anthony ’ s </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Orientation <ul><li>Other places you need to know: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts Concourse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Solutions and Services (ISS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disability Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career ’ s Development Centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cairnes Information Desk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Car Parks – avoid “ Staff Only ” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aras Ui Chathail: Fees, Admissions, Exams, Disability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aras na Mac Leinn: Students Union, Health Unit </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Library Training <ul><li>“ The Library provides training on a variety of topics - all designed to help you gain the skills of finding, evaluating and using information more efficiently.” </li></ul><ul><li>Library orientation will take place in the Library Foyer from 11.00-16.00 on 13, 14 and 15th September. </li></ul>
    8. 10. Information Solutions and Services (ISS)
    9. 11. Information Solutions and Services (ISS)
    10. 12. Staff Information <ul><li>Head of Discipline – Michael Lang </li></ul><ul><li>Discipline Administrators - Laura Regan / Ann Marie Curran – (All based along same corridor: Top Floor of Cairnes Building facing river) </li></ul>
    11. 13. MSc in ISM - part-time and full-time <ul><li>Full-time - 1MIS1 </li></ul><ul><li>Part-time, year 1 - 1MIS2 </li></ul><ul><li>Part-time, year 2 - 2MIS2 </li></ul>
    12. 14. Programme Structure J.E Cairnes School of Business & Economics Semester 1 Semester 2 (Core) Semester 2 (Optional) Summer Systems Development & Project Management Information Systems Management Information Systems Innovation Project Business Applications Programming E-Commerce Strategy Information Systems Security & Ethics Business Data Communications Enterprise Systems Decision Systems & Business Analytics Web Design & Development Applied Systems Analysis Advanced Applications Programming Interactive Systems Design Database Systems
    13. 15. Programme Structure <ul><li>Semester I modules (30 ECTS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full time students take all 6 modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st year part-time students take modules 1, 2, and 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd year part-time students take modules 4,5 and 6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS806 Business Applications Programming (Seamus Hill) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS805 Database Systems (Michael Lang) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS804 Systems Development & Project Management (Lorraine Morgan) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS820 Interactive Systems Design (Mairead Hogan) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS803 Business Data Communications (Anatoli Nachev) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS801 Web Design & Development (Chris Barry & Brent Kelly) </li></ul></ul>
    14. 16. Programme Structure <ul><li>Semester II modules (30 ECTS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full time students take 1,2,3,4 and two of (5,6,7,8) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st year part-time students take module 1 and two of (5,6,7,8) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd year part-time students take modules 2,3 and 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS821 Applied Systems Analysis (Chris Barry and Mairead Hogan) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS807 Information Systems Management (Chris Barry) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS808 Electronic Commerce Strategy (TBD) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS809 Enterprise Systems (Murray Scott) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS810 Information Systems Security & Ethics (Michael Lang and Anatoli Nachev) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS814 Decision Systems & Business Analytics (Anatoli Nachev) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS813 Information Systems Innovation (Lorraine Morgan) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS815 Advanced Applications Programming (Seamus Hill) </li></ul></ul>
    15. 17. Major Project (30 ECTS) <ul><li>Anatoli Nachev is managing all the Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Teams of 4 or 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Working for local community groups, clubs, charities, small business </li></ul><ul><li>If you have an idea that may form basis of a project, please talk to Anatoli </li></ul><ul><li>12-15 weeks of effort (mostly across Summer period) </li></ul><ul><li>To commence October, running through to end of June </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Further information and guidelines will be issued </li></ul></ul></ul>
    16. 18. Course Materials <ul><li>All course materials will be made available on https://nuigalway.blackboard.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Timetables: Lectures and tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorial Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Outlines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Announcements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion Groups </li></ul></ul>
    17. 19. Blackboard <ul><li>There are separate links for each module in Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>There is also a general MSc in ISM Blackboard site </li></ul><ul><li>Generally, we will use the 1MIS1 site for part-time and full-time </li></ul>
    18. 20. Laboratory Tutorials <ul><li>A number of modules will have laboratory tutorials in addition to scheduled lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Times, venues and starting dates will be announced by individual lecturers </li></ul>
    19. 21. Term and Exam Dates <ul><li>http://www.nuigalway.ie/academic_dates/academic_term_dates.html </li></ul><ul><li>Examinations timetable is finalised approx. 1 month in advance </li></ul>
    20. 22. Registration <ul><li>New incoming students (Starting September 2011) who have accepted and paid their deposits will be able to register online from 23rd August 2011. Your student ID number will be your PAC number and your password will be text'd or emailed to you in early August to facilitate registration on 23rd August 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>All fee queries must be directed to the Fees Office feesnuigalway.ie. Make sure you load a passport sized photo on the PAC website as this will be used for your NUI Galway student ID card. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nuigalway.ie/registration/ </li></ul>
    21. 24. Student Liaison <ul><li>We welcome and invite feedback at all times </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a problem or grievance, please tell us </li></ul><ul><li>Need to elect / select a student to act as the “ class rep ” </li></ul>
    22. 25. Regulations <ul><li>Calendar and Marks and Standards documents are on the general MScISM Blackboard site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>35% rule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compensation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honours bands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pg.Cert./Dip./M.Sc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism rules </li></ul>
    23. 26. Marks and Standards <ul><li>To be eligible for the award of the M.Sc. in Information Systems Management, candidates must successfully complete modules to a total of 90 ECTS. </li></ul><ul><li>In the case of the full-time programme, a candidate who has passed all of the modules other than the Applied Project within a period of two years from commencement of the programme shall be eligible for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems Management. </li></ul>
    24. 27. Marks and Standards <ul><li>A minimum mark of 35% is required in the written examination in a module before marks for year ’ s work/continuous assessment may be included in the determination of the overall mark for that module, unless the mark for year ’ s work falls below the mark attained in the written examination. </li></ul>
    25. 28. Compensation <ul><li>Where a student attains a grade in one or more modules that is below the pass mark but is at least 35%, the student may be permitted to compensate in those module(s) (i.e. “ compensatable ” ), up to a maximum of 10 ECTS. No compensation is allowed for the Project. </li></ul>
    26. 29. Honours bands <ul><li>First Class Honours - about 70% </li></ul><ul><li>Honours Grade I - about 60% </li></ul><ul><li>Honours Grade II - about 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Pass – 40% </li></ul>
    27. 30. And Finally … <ul><li>Thank you for choosing to study the M.Sc. i n Information Systems Management at NUI Galway </li></ul><ul><li>We hope you will find it an enjoyable experience ! </li></ul>
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