Module Overview

Business Information Technology and Introduction to Data Analysis

The purpose of this module is (a) to develop the student's understanding of information technologies in business, as introduced in semester 1, and (b) to develop the student's knowledge and practical skills in the area of data analyis.

Module Code

INFO H1023

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Introduction to Data Analysis

Concepts of data, information and knowledge and decision making. Using spreadsheet software to solve a variety of business problems.

Software Applications

Different types of software - systems software and application software; the software development process; developing a simple application.

Internet Technologies and Applications

Internet applications; Internet technologies; history of the internet, internet risks, social media and digital marketing.

Communications Technologies

Telecommunications concepts, voice versus digital signals, the nature of data transmission, components involved in data transmission, telecommunications networks.


Input, output and storage devices, processors and memory.

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