The Department of Information Systems has a long track record in grooming both practitioner and thought leaders for the digital economy and IT workforce. The department's internationally recognized faculty members perform research in the areas of business analytics, economics of information systems, electronic commerce, social computing, service systems, healthcare informatics, management of information systems.
The department offers two undergraduate degree programs -- Bachelors in Computing in Information Systems and Bachelors of Science in Business Analytics. Recent graduates from our undergraduate programs have gone on to pursue careers in a broad range of industries such as Technology (e.g., Facebook, IBM, Microsoft, Singapore Technologies), Consulting (e.g., Accenture, Deloitte and Touche, Ernst and Young, KPMG), Financial Services (e.g., Barclays Capital, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Singapore Exchange) and Entrepreneurship, among others; and a broad range of job functions such as Business/Systems Analysts, Consultants, Data Scientists, E-Business Strategists, Internet Marketing Specialists, Online Retailing Specialists, Process Analysts, Project Managers, Solutions Designers/Architects and Supply Chain Specialists, among others.
The department also offers a PhD program in Information Systems with specialization in three areas -- Economics of IS, Behavioral Science and Design Science. Many of our PhD graduates pursue careers in research and/or teaching in academia and industry. Our PhD graduates have been placed as faculty members at institutions all around the world including in Singapore (NUS, NTU, SMU, SIM), Australia (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong), China/Hong Kong (City University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, East China University of Science and Technology, Fudan University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Nanjing University, Renmin University, Shenzhen University, Tsinghua University, Xi'an Jiaotong University), Japan (Tokyo Institute of Technology), India (Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, Shri Sankaracarya Institute of Management and Technology), and Europe (Aston University (UK), Lancaster University (UK), Loughborough University (UK), ESSEC Business School (France), ETH Zurich (Switzerland)) and the USA (Clarkson University, Pennsylvania State University, Simmons College). Many others have gone on to research and leadership position in industry / government (DBS, IDA, A*STAR, MOH, SingTel, Standard Chartered Bank).