IS3430 - Systems Analysis and Design

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Information Systems
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Exclusive Courses:
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an opportunity to develop the skills required for effectively analysing and designing information systems. This course aims to convey the basics of systems analysis and design and how businesses use information systems to support their business processes. It is designed to provide methods of analysing and designing systems tailored to business requirements. The students will get familiar with modelling techniques and the design of solution for information system using Unified Modelling Language (UML). This course is designed to be useful to those who are potential system analysts, system designers/consultants and project managers.

Upon completing this course successfully, the students would be able to understand the processes of system analysis and design, and the key principles of system development life cycle (SDLC), and be able to apply the techniques and skills in designing new information systems especially for business applications.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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