Information systems comprises the study of the direct application of software design and development to the business domain. Students will gain an understanding of the principles and techniques to analyse, design, implement and maintain computer systems within a business environment.
From first to final year students complete core units of study as required by the informations systems major with some electives available.
The courses that offer this major, the BIT and BCST, have been awarded professional level accreditation by the Australian Computer Society [hyperlink: http://www.acs.org.au/].
Examples include consultancy, information services management, software architecture, web development and management.
Further study for major
The Graduate School of Engineering and IT [hyperlink: http://www.eng.usyd.edu.au/gse/index.shtml] provides a link between postgraduate students in the different engineering disciplines, and offers a welcoming and supportive environment in which to undertake challenging coursework programs and research. The faculty's postgraduate coursework and research are focused on industrial applications supported by strong fundamental research programs run by internationally recognised academics.
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