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IS5104   Information Security Management

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module reviews key theoretical and practical aspects of Information Security Management. The module content covers higher-level technical and theoretical issues as well as management issues such as organisational, planning, certification, auditing and governance. From the student's perspective the module introduces students to a topical field of business and IT concern via varied learning styles and in depth consideration of current issues, standards and scenarios. The module uses both block learning and individual self-learning.

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CS4203

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical classes.

Scheduled learning hours: 25

Guided independent study hours: 125

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 60%


Module teaching staff: TBC Module coordinator(s): Director of Postgraduate Teaching - Computer Science (