COMPUTING @ SMU

Creating Our Digital Future

As disruptive computing and information technologies permeate our work and life, organisations require future-ready talent for the many new roles that will be created. Our degree programmes will prepare students for a wide array of job opportunities in this exciting landscape.

5 Reasons Why You Should Choose SMU SIS (School of Information Systems)
FUTURE-READY CAREER

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

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.

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 and Social Insights, Cybersecurity and 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 a SIS Bachelor's and an integrated Master's degree within a shorter period of time.

As a BSc (IS) student, you will have a choice of 2 majors:

Information Systems

This major equips you with the capabilities to create value for business and society by developing innovative IT solutions. It gives you the flexibility to acquire either deep technical skills or a healthy balance of technical and business skills. This programme offers three tracks in financial technology, business analytics, and digital business solutioning. More details of the curriculum can be found here.

Smart-City Management and Technology

This major is a unique interdisciplinary programme which aims to develop your skills in integrating technology, social science and management to address challenges and reap opportunities that arise from the transformation of global and national trends towards smart cities. The curriculum equips you with data analytics and technological skills, as well as the ability to apply evidence-based reasoning to policy, economic and social implications of IT innovations. More details of the curriculum can be found here.


Two exciting new degree programmes will also be offered:

BSc (Computer Science)

The new BSc (Computer Science) equips students with an understanding of the interplay between computing theory and practice and the essential links between them, as well as fundamental business innovation and IT solution development and management skills. This programme offers three tracks in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and cyber-physical systems. Applications for the Academic Year 2019 intake are now open. More details of the curriculum can be found here.

BSc (Computing & Law)

The new BSc (Computing & Law) degree will produce IT professionals who are adept at bridging technology and law. It will equip students with skillsets in IT and business innovation, operating IT and business innovations within a legal framework, and employing IT in legal practice. Beyond a solid foundation in Computing and Law, students will specialise in advanced technology tracks to become future-ready for Business and Public Sectors, Consulting and Finance Sectors, as well as the Legal Sector. The first intake will be in Academic Year 2020. More details of the curriculum can be found here.

Our Students Say…

Nur Syakirah Binte Mohd Said I
4th Year Student,
School of Information Systems
"My curious and problem-solving nature makes me often want to challenge myself and I feel that being in the technology field allows me to do just that. In a sector where everything moves at a fast pace, I am able to learn new technologies and constantly improve my skills. I am particularly interested in Cybersecurity; considering the growing number of cyberattacks today, I would like to contribute to making the cyberspace a safer one for all."

Undergraduate Prospectus 2019/2020

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