Information Systems


The discipline of Information Systems deals with the practical and theoretical problems of providing information to an organisation and its members using information systems. With a specialisation in Information Systems, you will be equipped to apply information technology solutions to business problems. This is a skill that is valuable in virtually every sector of a modern economy.

Areas of study

Studying Information Systems at postgraduate level involves looking at how information and communications technology can be used to achieve strategic goals. The focus is on the design, development, and implementation of cutting-edge solutions to solve important organisational problems. Information Systems research looks at both the technical and organisational aspects of information technology.

You can study Information Systems in the following programmes:

What you will learn

You may choose to concentrate on the analysis of systems, the design of systems or the use of information systems in organisations.

Career opportunities

If you choose to complete a postgraduate degree, more advanced or senior roles are possible including those that impact the strategic direction of an organisation.

More information

For more information see the Business School website: Why study Information Systems?