Module Overview

Data Skills & Information Technology

The module aims to give students a solid basic understanding of IS/IT in business including hardware, software, networks, data, information and knowledge systems. Learners also acquire a level of competency with productivity tools that not only supports their learning in other modules but also equips them with business documentation and team working skills.

Module Code

INFO H1019

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Business Software Tools

Word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, file management, collaboration and communication tools, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

Hardware, Software & Networks.

System theory, anatomy of a digital computing device (DCD), categories of DCD, categories of software, network fundamentals and client/server models, the basic operation of the Internet.

Introduction to information Systems in organisations.

The information hierarchy - Data, information, knowledge. Information. Categories and role of Information Systems in the organisation

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100