Business Systems Analysis

National University of Ireland, Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Systems Analysis

  • Host University

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, Computer Info Systems, Computer Programming, Information Technologies, Management of Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The objective of this course is to develop in students an understanding of the nature and application of systems development analysis and design concepts and techniques. Topics may include: the systems development lifecycle; the role of the systems analyst; project planning (e.g. Gantt charts and network diagrams); feasibility analysis; requirements gathering techniques (e.g. interviews, observation, JAD,
    prototyping); structured analysis and design techniques, e.g. decision tables, dataflow diagrams, entity relationship diagrams; systems design. In addition to lectures there may also be scheduled laboratory hands-on sessions.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.