Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Postgraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology



Subject Information
Subject Code MICT904
Subject Name Enterprise Architecture Design and Systems Integration
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions ISIT903, ISIT904
Equivalence None.
Assessment Research essay 10% Project 20% Lab Assessments 20% Final exam 50%
General Subject Yes.

Subject Description
The principle purpose of this subject is to teach students how to translate enterprise information system strategy into infrastructure, with a focus on system architecture and integration. This subject includes an analysis of enterprise architecture design approaches and frameworks. The subject will also equips students with the knowledge and skills to develop system integration solutions from various perspectives including social, corporate and technical perspectives. The student will analise requirements for systems integration, evaluate different options by identifying sources of data, mapping information, and select and apply appropriate technologies.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Analyse and design an enterprise architecture in terms of organisation, application and infrastructure parts.
2. Evaluate and implement an enterprise architecture for an organization, with well-established frameworks.
3. Critically evaluate the use of enterprise architecture frameworks in specific organisational contexts.
4. Analyse and design integrated information system from organisational and technical perspectives.
5. Apply and implement system infrastructures and architectures in systems integration projects.