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Course Details

Length of course 3 years full time internal study
Fee information AED 26,000 per Trimester
Location Dubai International Academic City
Murdoch course code B1205


Recommended subjects:

We don’t have prerequisite subjects for any of our courses as we are a strong promoter of a well rounded education. However, remember that you will need to demonstrate competence in English.


Course structure:

Year 1

Foundation Unit

All first year students are required to take a foundation unit. These units are designed to provide you with the necessary skills for successful study at a university level.

Core Units

You must take these units for a particular major to gain a specialisation in this area.

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Introduction to Data Communications
  • Principles of Information Systems and Data Management
  • Introduction to Multimedia and the Internet

Specified Electives

These are elective units that must be chosen from a specified list to give you further specialization in your area of study.

Choose one from the following list:

  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Accounting

General Electives

General electives give you the flexibility to learn from a variety of areas.
You must take these units in order to graduate from the course.
Choose three units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites

Year 2 & 3

Core Units

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Databases
  • Business Systems Analysis
  • Information Technology Project

Specified Electives

These are elective units that must be chosen from a specified list to give you further specialization in your area of study.

Choose one from the following list:

  • Business Intelligence Tools and Techniques
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Management of IT Projects

And one from the following list:

  • Knowledge Management Techniques
  • Information Systems Management
  • Commercial Application Development

General Electives

Choose five units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites.


Suggested double majors:

To take a double major, students simply take the core units from another major in place of their general elective units.