Undergraduate study in Information Systems

What can you study in Information Systems?

Information Systems is jointly taught by the Business School and the Faculty of Science, where the major is called Information and Technology Management.

You will study areas such as:

  • Information Systems: analysis and design of systems, including areas such as computer networking, information security, database management and decision support systems.
  • Information Management: practical and theoretical problems of collecting and analysing information in a business function area. Data Communications and Networking: telecommunication technologies that are increasingly important in today’s world.

The Information Systems major in the BCom is the first and only programme in New Zealand to receive academic recognition and certification from The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®).

Courses

Explore the undergraduate courses you can take for a major in Information Systems.

  • Stage I courses
    • Business Computing
  • Stage II courses
    • Business Systems Analysis
    • Database Systems
    • Business Systems Construction
    • Business Analytics
    • Business Systems Construction
    • Business Analytics
  • Stage III courses
    • Information Systems Design
    • Enterprise Systems
    • Data Communications and the Internet
    • Management of Information Systems
    • Databases and Business Intelligence
    • Contemporary Issues in Information Systems
    • LANs, WANs and Wireless Infrastructure
    • Management of Information Security

Where can undergraduate study in Information Systems take you?

An exciting range of careers is open to you with a major in Information Systems. The available opportunities are also enriched by the University’s strong links with industry partners such as Microsoft, SAP and Oracle.

Jobs related to Information Systems

  • Application developer/consultant
  • Business analyst/consultant
  • Business process engineer
  • Systems analyst/consultant/developer
  • Programmer analyst
  • Software engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Network engineer
  • Network analyst/consultant
  • Data communications specialist

Further study options

Scholarships and awards

Each year we award scholarships and prizes to thousands of students.

Find out about the scholarships you may be eligible for, search available scholarships or begin an application by visiting Scholarships and awards.

Help and advice

For general student enquiries, please contact the Business School Student Centre.

If you require specific advice relating to this programme you should contact the department: Information Systems and Operations Management