BSc Information Systems

The BSc Information Systems Programme is available in Edinburgh.

Programme Director Jenny Coady

Programme Code: F2IS-ISY

For further information about course choices consult:


Year 1

Year 1 Year Co-ordinator: Dr Robert Stewart (Edinburgh)

Semester 1Semester 2
F27SA Software Development 1C17EC Enterprise and its Business Environment
F27ID Introduction to Interaction DesignF27TS Technology in Society
F27PX PraxisF27CS Introduction to Computer Systems
 + 1 Elective CourseF27WD Web Design and Databases

Year 2

Year 2 Year Co-ordinator: Dr Phil Bartie (Edinburgh)

Semester 1Semester 2
F28ED User-Centred Experimental DesignF28SD Software Design
C18FM Fundamentals of MarketingF28DM Database Management
C17EB Management in a Global ContextF28CD Creative Design Project
C19PT Project ManagementC18OP Operations Management

Year 3

Year 3 Year Co-ordinator: Dr Frank Broz (Edinburgh)

Semester 1Semester 2
F29SO Software EngineeringF29PD Professional Development
F29KM Knowledge ManagementF29SS Sociotechnical & Soft Systems Methodologies
F29CT Critical ThinkingC18OB Organisational Behaviour
C18HM Human Resource ManagementC19MC Marketing Communications

Year 4

Year 4 Year Co-ordinator:Prof. Fairouz Kamareddine (Edinburgh)

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F20PA Project: Research Methods & Requirements EngineeringF20PB Project: Design & Implementation
(Optional – Choose 3)  F20PC Project: Testing & Implementation
F20CL Computing in the ClassroomOptional (Choose 2)
F20IF Information System Methodologies F20AD Advanced Interaction Design
F20IM IT Master Class F20BD Big Data Management
F20SF Software Engineering Foundations F20DE Digital & Knowledge Economy
C10RS Retail Marketing F20EC E-Commerce Technology
C10CW The Contemporary Workforce C10DM Digital Marketing
C10SM Marketing & Management in SMEs