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Management Science and Information Systems Studies

Year 4

The fourth year (Senior Sophister year) of the MSISS programme is centred around the project which forms a considerable part of the work for the year. These projects are carried out for real world clients.

Core Modules

Students take the following core modules from the School of Computer Science and Statistics:

STU44003 – Data Analytics

(Semester 1, 10 ECTS) The aim of the course is to introduce the students to a set of techniques including classification and regression trees, and ensemble methods.

STU44091 – MSISS Final Year Project

(Semester 1 & 2, 20 ECTS) The aims of the project are to integrate the theoretical and practical knowledge of the student across all of the years of their study and to provide a practical demonstration of their capability in executing a challenging and large-scale research project.

Elective Modules

Elective modules offered by the School of Computer Science and Statistics

Students in Year 4 choose 20 credits of electives from the following lists of modules offered by the School of Computer Science and Statistics and other schools.

Elective modules offered by the School of Computer Science and Statistics

CSU44051 – Human Factors

(Semester 1, 5 ECTS) The module provides an introduction to the field of Human-Computer Interaction, focused both on understanding human interactions with technology and on the design of useful and usable interactive systems.

CSU44081 – Technology Entrepreneurship

(Semester 2, 5 ECTS) Explain how high tech venture creation operates, with an emphasis on the processes developed by the Silicon Valley venture community over the past 20 years

Elective modules offered by other schools

BUU44531 Financial Reporting and Analysis I (5 ECTS – Semester 1)

BUU44640 International Finance (5 ECTS – Semester 1)

BUU44650 Derivatives (5 ECTS – Semester 2)

BUU44532 Financial Reporting and Analysis II (5 ECTS – Semester 2)