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Ph.D. in Business Information Systems

Programme Learning Outcomes for Ph.D. (Business Information Systems) (NFQ Level 10, Major Award) 
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • Critically discuss both seminal and emerging Information Systems research issues and topics;
  • Critically analyse research literature in the Information Systems field in order to identify and articulate gaps in current knowledge;
  • Identify and synthesise relevant literature to effectively theorise Information Systems phenomena;
  • Select, articulate and justify methodological choices for achieving particular research objectives in the Information Systems field;
  • Conduct empirical research through the gathering and analysis of data in a fashion commensurate with the highest international academic standards of methodological rigour and transparency;
  • Effectively document and communicate the context, objectives, methodology, findings and implications of original research;
  • Make an original and significant contribution to the Information Systems research literature based on empirical research;
  • Clearly describe the academic and practical contributions and implications of their research, the limitations of their research, and appropriate directions for future research.


Programme Learning Outcomes for MSc (Information Systems Research Practice) (NFQ Level 9, Major Award) 
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • Communicate and work effectively to a high professional standard;
  • Demonstrate advanced analytical and problem solving skills associated with effective practice;
  • Engage in advanced application of frameworks and techniques in organizational settings;
  • Make an original and significant contribution to the Information Systems body of knowledge.