The School of Computing awards the following certificates of merit and distinction to help students highlight their areas of strength.


BComp (CS) Focus Area Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for a particular Computer Science Focus Areas for BComp (CS) if their average grades for the best three graded modules (with at least one at level- 4000 and above) that can used for satisfying the focus area is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction.


BComp (CS) Information Security Specialisation Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for the Information Security Specialisation if their average grades for the best 24 MCs that can used for satisfying the specialisation is at least 4.0. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction.

 

BComp (CM) Games Specialisation Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for the Games Specialisation if their average grades for the best 24 MCs (including prescribed core modules) that can used for satisfying the specialisation is at least 4.0. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction.

 

BComp (IS) Knowledge Area Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for a particular knowledge area if their average grades for the best three graded modules (with at least one at level-3000 and above) in the knowledge area is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction.

The knowledge areas are:

Business Innovation

  • IS3240 Economics of E‐Business
  • IS3243 Technology Strategy and Management
  • IS3150 Digital Media Maketing [new]
  • IS3251 Principles of Technology Entrepreneurship
  • IS3260 Gamification for Organisations and Individuals
  • IS3261 Mobile Apps Development for Enterprise [new]
  • IS4150 Mobile and Ubiquitous Commerce
  • IS4225 Strategic IS Planning
  • IS4261 Designing IT-Enabled Business Innovations [new]
  • CS4880 Digital Entrepreneurship

ICT Solutioning

  • IS2102 Requirements Analysis & Design
  • IS2103 Enterprise Systems Development Concepts or IS2103 Enterprise Systems Server-side Design and Development
  • IS3102 Information Systems Development Project or IS4103 Information Systems Capstone Project [new]
  • CS3240 Interaction Design
  • IS3230 Principles of Information Security
  • IS3261 Mobile Apps Development for Enterprise
  • IS4243 Information Systems Consulting

IS Management

  • IS3103 Information Systems Leadership and Communication [new]
  • IS3220 Service Science
  • IS3242 Software Quality Management
  • IS4100 IT Project Management
  • IS4203 IT Adoption and Change Management
  • IS4204 IT Governance
  • IS4226 IT Outsourcing and Offshoring Management
  • IS4231 Information Security Management
  • IS4233 Legal Aspects of Information Technology
  • IS4234 Control and Audit of Information Systems

IS Technology

  • IS3221 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • IS3222 IT and Customer Relationship Management
  • IS3223 IT and Supply Chain Management
  • IS3241 Enterprise Social Systems
  • IS4224 Service Systems
  • IS4227 Enterprise Service-Oriented Architecture
  • IS4228 Information Technologies in Financial Services
  • IS4240 Business Intelligence Systems

Note: Modules in orange are applicable for cohorts AY2016-17 and earlier.  These modules will be discontinued for new cohorts AY2017-18 and after.

BComp (IS) Information Security Specialisation Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for the Information Security Specialisation if their average grades for the best 24 MCs that can used for satisfying the specialisation is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction. This award is for IS students from cohorts 2014-15 and before.
 

BComp (IS) Electronic Commerce Specialisation Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for the Electronic Commerce Specialisation if their average grades for the best 24 MCs that can used for satisfying the specialisation is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction. This award is for IS students from cohorts 2015-16 and beyond.

BComp (IS) Digital Innovation Specialisation Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for the Digital Innovation Specialisation if their average grades for the best 24 MCs that can used for satisfying the specialisation is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction.

BComp (IS) Financial Technology Specialisation Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for the Financial Technology Specialisation if their average grades for the best 24 MCs that can used for satisfying the specialisation is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction.

BComp (IS) Services Science, Management and Engineering Specialisation Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for the Services Science, Management and Engineering Specialisation if their average grades for the best 24 MCs that can used for satisfying the specialisation is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.5, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction. This award is for IS students from cohorts 2014-15 and before.

 

BComp (EC) Knowledge Area Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for a particular knowledge area if their average grades for the best three graded modules (with at least one at level-3000 and above) in the knowledge area is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction.

Business Innovation

  • IS3240 Economics of E‐Business
  • IS3243 Technology Strategy and Management
  • IS3150 Digital Media Maketing [new]
  • IS3251 Principles of Technology Entrepreneurship
  • IS3260 Gamification for Organisations and Individuals
  • IS3261 Mobile Apps Development for Enterprise [new]
  • IS4150 Mobile and Ubiquitous Commerce
  • IS4225 Strategic IS Planning
  • IS4261 Designing IT-Enabled Business Innovations [new]
  • CS4880 Digital Entrepreneurship

E-Commerce Management

  • IS3103 Information Systems Leadership and Communication [new]
  • IS3220 Service Science
  • IS3242 Software Quality Management
  • IS3243 Technology Strategy and Management
  • IS4226 IT Outsourcing and Offshoring Management
  • IS4231 Information Security Management
  • IS4233 Legal Aspects of Information Technology
  • IS4234 Quality Control and Audit of IS

E-Commerce Technology

  • IS3221 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • IS3222 IT and Customer Relationship Management
  • IS3223 IT and Supply Chain Management
  • IS3241 Enterprise Social Systems
  • IS4151 Pervasive Technology Solutions and Development [new]
  • IS4224 Service Systems
  • IS4227 Enterprise Service Oriented Architecture
  • IS4228 Information Technologies in Financial Services
  • IS4240 Business Intelligence Systems

ICT Solutioning

  • IS2150 E‐Business Design and Implementation
  • CS3240 Interaction Design
  • CS3249 User Interface Development
  • IS3230 Principles of Information Security
  • IS3261 Mobile Apps Development for Enterprise
  • IS4102 E‐Business Capstone Project
  • IS4204 IT Governance
  • IS4243 Information Systems Consulting [new]
  • IS4302 Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies [new]

Note: Modules in orange will no longer be offered from AY2017-18.


BSc (BZA) Knowledge Area Awards

Students are awarded the Certificate of Merit for a particular knowledge area if their average grades for the best three graded modules (with at least one at level-3000 and above) in the knowledge area is at least 4.00. If the average grade is at least 4.50, the student will be awarded the Certificate of Distinction.  New modules will be considered from semester 2, AY2016-17 onwards.


Analytics Techniques
(Original: "Analytics Methods")

  • BT2101 Decision Making Methods and Tools
  • BT3102 Computational Methods for Business Analytics
  • IS4240 Business Intelligence Systems
  • BT4221 Big Data Techniques and Technologies
  • BT4222 Mining Web Data for Business Insights
  • IS4241 Social Media Network Analysis
  • ST4240 Data Mining


Applied Analytics
(Original: "Business")

  • IS3240 Economics of E‐Business
  • BSP4513 Econometrics: Theory & Practical Business Application/BSE4711 Econometrics for Business II
  • DSC3215 Stochastic Models in Management
  • DSC3216 Forecasting for Managerial Decisions/DSN3803 Predictive Analytics in Business
  • DSC3224/DSN3712 Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management
  • DSC4213/DSN3701 Analytical Tools for Consulting
  • IS4228 Information Technologies in Financial Services [new]
  • IS4302 Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies [new]
  • MKT4415C Seminars in Marketing: Applied Market Research/MKT4812 Marketing Analytics

Data Science
(Original: Statistics and Optimization)

  • IE2110 Operations Research I
  • ST2132 Mathematical Statistics
  • DSC3214/DSN3701 Introduction To Optimisation
  • IE4210 Operations Research II
  • ST3131 Regression Analysis
  • ST4245 Statistical Methods for Finance

 

Business Domain Applications
(Original:Vertical Applications)

  • IE3120 Manufacturing Logistics
  • IS3261 Mobile Apps Development for Enterprise [new]
  • BT3101 Business Analytics Capstone Project
  • BT4211 Data-Driven Marketing
  • BT4212 Search Engine Optimization and Analytics
  • IS4250 Healthcare IT and Analytics [new]