The School of Information Systems seeks to create computing knowledge for the digital transformation of business and society, and the application of this knowledge in the training of IT professionals to innovate solutions that create value to business and society.
Our Information Systems major produces job-ready professionals who are versatile in applying emerging technologies to develop end-to-end IT solutions.
The Smart-City Management and Technology major is a unique interdisciplinary programme that trains professionals in harmonizing social, economic, business, environmental and technology concerns to develop smart city solutions.
I am confident that you will find the programme exciting as students and employers do.
Our graduates are highly sought after as they have strong technology, business and people skills.
Large Scale Research
Large R&D grants from industry and government provide many opportunities for our students to create and explore the future.LEARN MORE
Our nurturing culture of learning-to-learn has resulted in a strong sense of family and community within the School of Information Systems.
SIS is at the centre of national initiatives, as such our students gain from our close linkages with national agencies and leading industry players.
SIS Students can pursue BSc (Information Systems) with an Integrated Masters.LEARN MORE
Undergraduate Fast-Track Options
Fast-Track Programmes allow promising SIS undergraduates pursue a Bachelor and Master degrees within a shorter period of time.
We currently offer the following tracks for undergraduate programmes:
SMU BSc (Information Systems) : Information Systems Major & Carnegie Mellon (Pittsburgh, USA)
SMU BSc (Information Systems) & MITB Programme
SMU BSc (Information Systems) & MAIS Programme
SMU SIS Career Advantage & Preparation
Strong 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) Programmes.
*SIS recorded the highest increase in mean monthly salaries for 2016.
Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2016
Gross average starting salary for SIS graduates*
Employment within 6 months of graduation for SIS graduates
SMU graduates received offers before graduating
With up to 2 to 6 job offers upon graduation
What will be your future #JobStory?
Here are some SMU SIS Alumni job stories
Click on their profiles to see their #JobStory in this #adayinthelifeof series
Research Experience for Undergraduates
Research Experience for Undergraduates (RXU) is a set of 4 options for undergraduates to pursue research interests via the following with all our undergraduate programmes:
Here are some examples of research projects recently worked on by students & faculty in IS470 / IS471: Guided Research in Information Systemsas sorted by Academic Year.
SIS Undergraduate Student Life
Last updated on 11 Feb 2018 .