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Unit Code : IMS5024


Unit outline

Unit Objectives:    

This unit is intended to expose Masters students to contemporary thought on information modelling.

This unit is designed to provide students with an understanding of the use of information systems modelling within information systems development. Critical comparisons are made of the various approaches to information systems modelling. Topics include philosophical foundations of information systems modelling; approaches to information systems modelling - data modelling, process modelling, event driven modelling, object-oriented modelling; information systems modelling in practice - the process of information systems modelling; quality in information systems modelling;

At the completion of this subject you should:

have knowledge and understanding of:

have the skills to:

have developed attitudes which enable them to:


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