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Future Students - Why BSc(IS): Information Systems Major ?

 

Bringing the future to you

Why Information Systems Major?

The emergence of new and disruptive computing and information technologies, in tandem with the massive amounts of data spawned as a result of technological systems and applications, has raised the demand for our workforce to be equipped with new Information Systems skill sets and capabilities in order to harness this evolution, by developing value-added and innovative solutions for businesses and society.

 

Bringing the future to you

Why Information Systems Major?
The emergence of new and disruptive computing and information technologies, in tandem with the massive amounts of data spawned as a result of technological systems and applications, has raised the demand for our workforce to be equipped with new Information Systems skill sets and capabilities in order to harness this evolution, by developing value-added and innovative solutions for businesses and society.
Highly Collaborative Learning Environment

Our nurturing culture of learning-to-learn has resulted in a strong sense of family and community within the School of Information Systems.

Future Ready Career Skills

Our graduates are highly sought after as they have strong technology, business and people skills.

Fast-Track Programmes

SIS Students can pursue BSc (Information Systems) with an SIS Masters degree or Masters degree from Carnegie Mellon University.

World-Class Faculty, Large Scale Research

Large R&D grants from industry and government provide many opportunities for our students to create and explore the future.

“Working from nine to five, with clearly defined targets and well-established procedures, will disappear as "cybermation" (automation of non-routine manual and cognitive tasks) occurs. The jobs of the future will require innovation, creativity, social intelligence and high productivity. We need to prepare students for such a world.”

- Professor Arnoud De Meyer, President, Singapore Management University

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CAREER POSSIBILITIES

 
 

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STRONG ALUMNI EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES

 
 

SMU SIS graduates have enjoyed an enviable rate of employment over the years, with many having secured full time employment even before graduation. This outcome is not accidental, rather, it is a deliberate consequence of the training received through the BSc (Information Systems) Programme.

  • 95.7% employment within six months of graduation and with higher starting salaries*

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*Source : Graduate Employment Survey(GES) 2016

 


Our SIS graduates are employed across diverse industries.
The Employment Participation by Industry chart below is based on The Graduate Employment Survey conducted in November 2016.


Our SIS graduates are employed across diverse industries.
The Employment Participation by Industry chart below is based on The Graduate Employment Survey conducted in November 2015.


Our SIS graduates are employed across diverse industries.
The Employment Participation by Industry chart below is based on The Graduate Employment Survey conducted in November 2014.

 

Last updated on 20 Nov 2017 .

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