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Unit of Study ISYS5002 Information Systems Analysis and Design (2024)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

plan for the activities to design and develop a computer-based business information system following the System Development Life Cycle.

analyse the requirements, quality, feasibility and risks associated with information systems design and development.

apply the system analysis and design principles, methods and tools to analyse current systems and model future business information systems.

employ teamwork and communication skills to work productively in a system analysis and design team.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning 1 Hour (Weekly)
Reflective writing20%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Needed from Week 1: Satzinger, J, Jackson, R & Burd, S, 2016, Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, 7th edn, Cengage Learning, Boston MA. ISBN: 978-1-305-11720-4.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Project Libre - an open source project management package. Alternatively, MS Project may be used.

    Lucidchart - online at or alternative such as Dia (open source free download),, Omnigraffle (for iOS and Mac OS X users), ArgoUML, Microsoft Visio, Gliffy, Creately.  Note that MS Word is not suitable to draw diagrams for this unit.

    MS Word or equivalent word processor - for building reports. 

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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