INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Solve business problems with systems and technology.

Our Information Systems programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to design, implement, and manage IT solutions and systems for businesses and organisations.

A background in Information Systems prepares you for a career in almost every industry—in IT management, systems architecture, network engineering, or anything else where people, IT and systems meet.

How is Information Systems different from Computer Science?

Information Systems students learn both computing and management domains while Computer Science students focus on algorithms and software.

Computing Domains

Computing Fundamentals

Full-Stack Software Engineering

Data Analytics and Engineering 

Cloud Computing and Platform 

AI and Machine Learning

Management Domains

Digital Business

Financial Technology (Fintech)

 Digital Marketing

Healthcare Technology

 Organisational Transformation

Information Systems

Design IT solutions for businesses

Advise organisations on the best IT strategies

Transform existing business models with technology

A sneak peek of what you could be
Financial Analyst
at Goldman Sachs

Analyse financial data to identify trends and develop strategies that promote business performance and growth.

Technical Analyst
at Credit Suisse

Build core platforms, products and services that enable the flow of financial information and drive value for businesses.

Consultant
at Accenture

Develop innovative products, services, IT ecosystems and business solutions for organisations using design-led thinking.

IT Specialist
at IBM (Global Tech Services)

Develop solutions across multiple operating system environments to address client requirements and provide support for applications.

Developer Evangelist
at Microsoft

Bridge the gap between the technical team and customers by translating problems faced and showcase possible solutions.

Technology Associate
at Singapore Exchange

Develop high performance technology solutions for trading, market surveillance, and post trade systems.

and many more!

Businesses today are shifting towards using technology to scale and advance their company. Our curriculum prepares us to be at the forefront of this change by equipping us with the skills to create, maintain and improve solutions for businesses.

Furthermore, the depth and breadth of our curriculum gives us a full view of what Computing has to offer – you might end up finding interests in areas that you didn't know existed.

Saranya Thiru, Information Systems

A quick glance at our Information Systems programme
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Specialisations

Financial Technology (FinTech)

Digital Product and Platform Management Specialisation (New & pending approval)

Intelligent Systems Solutioning Specialisation (New & pending approval)

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Programme Electives

FinTech, IT Solutioning, IT Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship, IT Security & Legal Aspects, Digital Business

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Core Modules

Foundation

Programming Methodology, Algorithms, Database, Enterprise Systems Architecture, etc.

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Practical Experience

Internship and Capstone Project

Embark on full-time and part-time internships, develop full-fledged enterprise systems

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IT
Professionalism

Ethics, Communication and Management

Leadership, Communication, Project Management, Ethics

Build a strong foundation in Information Systems.

Learn the basics in introductory modules on topics such as enterprise systems design/development and database systems.

 

Take modules in Mathematics and Data Analytics to reinforce your knowledge in Information Systems.

Sampler of Modules

CS1010J Programming Methodology
BT2102 Database Management and Visualization
MA1521 Calculus for Computing
IS2102 Enterprise Systems Architecture and Design
CS2040 Data Structures and Algorithms
IS2103 Enterprise Systems Server-side Design and Development
Pursue your interests with our programme electives.

With our wide variety of electives, you have the flexibility to explore areas critical to digital transformation, such as ICT Solutioning, Enterprise Technology and IS Management, or choose to go deep in one of these five domains.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
IT Solutioning
IT Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship
IT Security & Legal Aspects
Digital Business
Gain real-world experience with our internship programmes.

Sharpen your skills outside of the classroom by embarking on one or more internships. Whether it's a multinational company based locally or a startup overseas, there's a wide variety of options for you to choose.

Deepen your expertise with a specialisation.

Interested in Financial Technology (FinTech), Digital Product and Platform Management, or Intelligent Systems Solutioning? Take on a specialisation to increase your proficiency in these leading areas.

Types of Internships

6-months non-graded internship
6-months graded internship (paired)
Up to a year with NUS Overseas Colleges
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...and more.

Work with external organisations by developing technological solutions in our industry-linked modules. Develop a complete enterprise-grade business information system.

Delve into the ethical, social and legal issues of computing. Sharpen your communication skills as an IT professional.

Learn more about our Information Systems programme:

*subject to meeting requirements

A wide variety of options to choose from
Double Degree Programmes

Go one step further and graduate with two Bachelor's degrees from different disciplines.

Information Systems & Economics

**subject to meeting CAP requirements after first year

Concurrent Degree Programmes

Complete a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree at the same time and within a shorter timeframe.

Bachelor's & Double Master's Degree Programme

Graduate with a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in NUS while spending two years in a French Grandes Écoles.

Double Majors & Minors (Direct Entry)

Broaden your knowledge and perspectives with a second major or minor.

Information Systems & second major in Economics
Information Systems & minor in Economics
Information Systems & minor in Entrepreneurship
Information Systems & minor in Interactive Media Development
Information Systems & minor in Entrepreneurship
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