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MSc in Information Systems




What will I learn?

Programme Overview

The MSc in Information Systems (MSIS) programme blends theory and practice to equip students with cutting-edge knowledge necessary for the design, development, maintenance, and management of information seems to provide better user experience. Such training exposes students to the latest technologies and core skills to cope with the rapidly changing nature of the field.

The programme curriculum covers wide-ranging technical expertise and soft skills that an Information Systems professional is expected to possess in the areas such as:

Software Development & Infrastructure: Provides students with the core knowledge required for the design, development, and maintenance of information systems.

Human Computer Interaction: Provides students with the knowledge for designing information systems that are both useful and usable from an end-user perspective.

Management of Systems and Services: Provides students with the soft skills required for managing information system projects, information systems personnel, and resources.

Information Management: Provides students with skills needed to store, organize, persevere, and manage information in a way that allows for its reliable, timely and accurate use.

The following highlights the key features of the MSIS programme:

· Broad-based perspective of information systems education from experienced, multi-disciplinary faculty and industrial practitioners

· Offers a strong emphasis in users and management through theory and practice-based experiential learning

· Provides a solid foundation for mid-career professionals wanting to establish themselves in the industry

Career Opportunities

Graduates can explore paths directly related to the degree such as software engineering or development, data analytics, user experience design, system/database/network administration, project management, research and development, lecturing, education. Career progressions include senior positions within the same path, such as management or consulting roles.

Which department am I in?

College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Minimum 2 semesters and maximum 4 semesters)

Tuition fees
SG$21,700.00 (13,36,207) per year
This fee is for International students with Service Obligation (inclusive of GST)
Start date

Expected August 2023


College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

48 Nanyang Avenue,

HSS-05-62, HSS Building,

639818, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must have completed at least a Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Science/Electrical/Electronics Engineering from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Class Honors or equivalent. As the Programme instruction medium is English, applicant must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of the language. Applicant whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies (Bachelor / FH Diploma) is not English must submit at least one of the following: TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 for Paper based test or 100 for internet based test; IELTS: With academic IELTS result of at least 6.5.

For international students

To apply to the MSc in Information Systems (MSIS) programme, you need to meet these minimum requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in areas such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or
  • A Bachelor's degree with a strong information technology-related component such as those in Engineering or the Sciences, or
  • A Bachelor’s degree plus relevant working experience

​TOEFL: 600 (paper-based); 250 (computer-based); 100 (Internet-based)

IELTS - 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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