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Papers you can study at the Department of Information Science

Papers are the building blocks of your degree. A paper is a fixed amount of work in certain aspects of a subject at a particular level. The first papers you take are 100-level papers. You then move on to 200-level and 300-level papers. Most of your 300-level papers will be in your major (specialisation) subject.

100-Level Papers


BSNS112 Interpreting Business Data1 S1 S2
BSNS115 Accounting and Information Systems2 S1 S2
COMP101 Foundations of Information Systems SS S1
COMP111 Information and Communication Technology SS S2
COMP112 Web Development and Digital Media3 SS S1
COMP120 Practical  Data Science S1 S2
COMP150 Practical Programming3 S1
COMP160 General Programming3 SS S2
COMP161 Computer Programming S1
COMP162 Foundations of Computer Science S2
INFO130 Fundamentals and Practice of Spreadsheets S2

200-Level Papers

COMP210 Information Assurance S2
COSC212 Web Application Development3 S2
INFO201 Developing Information Systems 1 S1
INFO202 Developing Information Systems 2 S2
INFO203 Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience S1
INFO204 Introduction to Data Science S2
SURV208 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems4 S1

300-Level Papers

INFO301 Applied Project S2
INFO302 Information  Systems Strategy and Governance S2
INFO303 Enterprise Information Systems Infrastructure S1
INFO304 Advanced Data Science S2
INFO305 Pervasive Computer & Interactive Technologies S1
INFO310 Software Project Management S1
MART330 Special Topic: Integrated Digital Marketing5 S1

Postgraduate Papers

DIGH701 Principles of Digital Health and Informatics S1
DIGH703 Digital Health Technologies and Systems S2
INFO407 Agent-Based Software Technologies S2
INFO408 Management of Large Scale Data S1
INFO411 Machine Learning and Data Mining S2
INFO420 Statistical Techniques for Data Science6 S2
INFO424 Adaptive Business Intelligence S1
INFO470 Advanced Topics in Information Science S1 S2
INFO490 Dissertation FY
INFO501 Applied Project FY
INFO580 Research Project FY
SENG490 Dissertation FY
COSC480 Dissertation FY


Students are exempt from COMP 161 if they have gained entry to COMP 162 by passing COMP 151 with a grade of at least B or via an Advanced Placement Test. INFO 310 is the prerequisite for INFO 301.

Only INFO2xx papers are regarded as INFO 200-level papers.

*SS: Summer School; S1: Semester 1; S2: Semester 2; FY: Full Year paper.
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