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BSc (Information Systems)

Create and innovate for the future of business and society

Be highly sought after by employers with our programme that produces graduates equipped with computing knowledge for digital transformation, and trained to innovate solutions that create value to business and society. Select between two majors:

MAJOR IN Information Systems

Have the flexibility to acquire either deep technical skills or a healthy balance of technical and business skills to create value for business and society.

The programme offers three tracks: financial technology, business analytics and digital business solutioning.

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MAJOR IN Smart-City Management and Technology

Develop your skills in integrating technology, social science and management to address challenges that arise from the transformation towards smart cities.

The curriculum equips you with data analytics, technological skills, and the ability to apply evidence-based reasoning to policy, economic and social implications of IT innovations.

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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN INFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMPUTER SCIENCE

An Information Systems Graduate

Bridges technology and business communities through curriculum that combines business and technology courses


Leverages on existing and available computing components as building blocks to design and customise information systems solutions


Designs and develops innovative and value-adding solutions for business and society


Has exposure to some industry domains, the business processes, and business improvement framework using information systems

A Computer Science Graduate

Has solid grounding on the technical foundations of computing


Recognises the context in which a computer system may function including its interactions with people and the physical world


Applies computing knowledge to solve real problems


Designs and improves systems based on quantitative and qualitative assessment of its functionality, usability, and performance

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Last updated on 04 Feb 2021 .

WHY SMU SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS?

 

STRONG EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES


In 2020, Information Systems graduates earned the highest salary with a mean monthly salary of $4,683, as compared to the 2019 cohort’s $4,549. The median gross monthly salary is $4,542, up from $4,300 in 2019. Those with Cum Laude or better earned a mean gross monthly salary of $5,064 and a median gross salary of $5,000.

*Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2020

 
 

 

$4,683

Highest salary for SCIS Graduates*

 

 

6 in 10

SCIS Graduates secured employment before graduating

 

 

93.1%

Overall employment rate as of February 2021


 

Future-Ready Career Skills


Be highly sought after in the job market: Our graduates, with their strong technology, business and people skills, receive multiple job offers before graduation.

Highly Collaborative Learning Culture


Enjoy a strong sense of belonging in our school, created through our culture of ‘learning-to-learn’ and peer support.

Alignment with National Initiatives


Take advantage of our close linkages with national agencies and leading industry players for national initiatives such as the Digital Government Blueprint, Smart Nation, Artificial Intelligence, Consumer & Social Insights, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, and Financial Services Technology.

Integrated Postgraduate Programmes


Fast-track your learning and career with our integrated postgraduate programmes that allow you to pursue an SCIS Bachelor’s and an integrated Master’s degree within a shorter period of time.

World-class Faculty, Large scale research


Shape and explore the future of the world in our large-scale technology initiatives supported by substantial R&D grants from the industry and government.