Degree in Information Systems

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The University of Alcalá offers courses leading to official university degrees valid all over Spain and where applicable, throughout the territory of the European Union.

In its official studies, the University of Alcalá promotes training that is balanced in theoretical and practical aspects, promoting freedom of opinion, based on a command of content to grasp the scientific, technical or artistic methods needed to achieve the social return on the public resources invested in the training process in productive activity of future graduates.

These studies include Undergraduate Degrees, Master's Degrees and Doctorates courses.

  

Objectives

The study programme of the Degree in Information Systems has been designed according to the recommendations of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for information systems.
Students should acquire the appropriate knowledge and practical abilities to develop and analyse systems; monitor and manage computer projects; create, manage and maintain databases; manage projects related to e-commerce and carry out computer audits.
They should be equipped to take decisions on the outsourcing and offshoring of technologies, as well as their acquisition, management, evaluation and implementation.

Structure and credits

TYPE OF SUBJECT ECTS
Basic Training (B) 63
Obligatory (Ob) 105
Optional (Opt) 57
Final Project (Ob) 15
TOTAL CREDITS 240

Student profile

A high level of English language proficiency is advisable. Students must have a capacity for abstraction, attention, reasoning, organisation and method, analysis and synthesis. They should be curious, imaginative, innovative and practical.

Scientific, technical, and social sciences are suitable access options.

Professional opportunities and officially regulated professions

The potential labour market for these graduates is very large in companies in the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector, and in any company depending wholly or partially on those technologies. They able to perform the following tasks:

Information systems analysis and development.
IT project supervision and management.
Database creation, management, and maintenance.
E-commerce project management.
Auditing of information systems.
Advise on the acquisition, management, evaluation and implementation and outsourcing and/or offshoring technologies.
Consultancy, viability studies, analysis, and IS design and development.

First academic year taught

Curso 2009/10 PRIMERO
Curso 2010/11 PRIMERO Y SEGUNDO
Curso 2011/12 PRIMERO, SEGUNDO Y TERCERO
Curso 2012/13 PRIMERO, SEGUNDO, TERCERO Y CUARTO

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More information

  • Teaching centre: Polytechnic School
  • Official State Bulletin publication date:  09/03/2011
  • Number of places available:  75
  • Type of teaching:  CLASSROOM
  • Language of instruction:   SPANISH, ENGLISH
  • First academic year taught:   2009-10

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