The BSc Information Management and Information Systems programme equips you with skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to the field of e-finance and e-business. It will provide you with knowledge of the core concepts in information technology (IT), financial management, and economics, and will build your understanding of the interconnectedness of the core principles of these disciplines.
Why should I study Information Management and Information Systems at XJTLU?
- Gain skills and knowledge you will need to work across a wide range of industries
- Have the opportunity to gain practical knowledge through a final year capstone project that prepares you for the workplace
- Complete coursework and assessments that are created by experienced academics who draw upon both their academic and industry experience to provide an enhanced learning experience
- Gain a unique blend of technical and managerial knowledge intended to create managers of the future
- Learn in a rich interdisciplinary environment
- Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.
International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), a globally recognised standard for the highest quality in business education. Only five per cent of business schools worldwide have been awarded the accreditation and IBSS is the youngest school ever to have achieved it.
Knowledge and skills
By the time you graduate from the BSc Information Management and Information Systems programme, you will:
- understand information management and information systems and their application to e-finance and e-business
- be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to computing and computer applications
- understand and be able to apply a range of accounting and quantitative methods to describe and model financial products
- know how to develop and apply e-finance software
- have a broad understanding of business and economic principles.
UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree.
- Introduction to financial accounting
- Introduction to programming in Java
- Introduction to databases
- Economic principles for business and markets
- Foundations of finance
- Algorithmic foundations and problem solving
- Human-centric computing
- Introduction to statistics.
- Corporate social responsibility
- E-business systems
- Database development and design
- Software engineering I
- Securities markets
- Financial management
- Software engineering group project
- Introduction to financial mathematics.
- Business finance
- Big data analytics
- Risk management for business
- Technologies for e-commerce
- Finance and markets
- E-business models and strategies
- Final year project.
BSc Information Management and Information Systems graduates are equipped to pursue both technical and managerial careers within the IT and financial services industries. The programme also provides a sound basis for further study.