The unit aims to help learners to understand the processes of systems analysis, information system modelling, and information systems project co-ordination.  

The unit aims to help learners to understand the differences and similarities between different programming languages, the advantages conferred by object-orientated programming and how to leverage programs to solve problems.

This unit aims to help learners understand the capabilities of different types of information systems and the role of information systems within organisations. The unit also helps learners to understand professional issues associated with information systems.