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The BBA in Information Systems (IS) program trains students to become technically proficient business professionals with the ability to design, implement, analyze and audit information systems to help businesses survive and thrive in today’s data-centric world.
Our curriculum explores basic concepts to complex theories, and covers diverse applications of information systems to businesses. IS students are required to take a combination of business foundation courses and technology management courses (e.g. Innovation Management, Business Analytics) to gain in-depth knowledge and generate well-informed insights.
Two options are available to IS students to suit their particular academic interests and career plans:
This option focuses on developing new insights into for a new understanding of business performance by investigating past business data and using them to drive business planning and decision making.
This option focuses on the profession of IS auditing, which helps client organizations examine management controls within an information technology infrastructure.
IS students may apply for the extended major in Artificial Intelligence or Digital Media and Creative Arts at the end of the 3rd term of study, if they satisfy the extended major requirement. Students completing the extended major will graduate with a title bearing both the traditional major subject they selected and the extended major. For more details, refer to “Business with an Extended Major in AI / DMCA”.
#40 in Computer Science and Information Systems (#1 in Hong Kong)
(QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
IS graduates are in high demand in established corporates and start-up companies in both public and private sectors. Every year, 85-90% of IS graduates obtained their first job offer before graduation. They went on to become business analysts, data/systems analysts, innovation supervisors/facilitators, IS auditors and control officers, IT consultants/advisors, and technology entrepreneurs. Examples of career placement of recent graduates: