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This major is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in developing and managing database-oriented information systems.

Learn about cutting-edge approaches to large-scale database design, including systems which span multiple organisations.

Graduates of the Software Information Systems major typically work in software development companies, or in companies where information systems are deployed, which includes almost every medium to large-scale business or organisation in the world.

Join a growing industry

  • Information systems are integral to almost every business and government organisation.
  • Design and build the information systems that are used everywhere in our modern life: in retail, banking, healthcare, transport, education, entertainment, science and engineering.
  • The digital technology sector is one of the fastest growing parts of Australia’s economy.


1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • IT application specialist
  • Systems software engineer
  • Software architect
  • Systems consultant
  • Information systems auditor

Graduate salary

Computing and information systems (undergraduate)


What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Information Analysis and System Design
  • Web Information Systems
  • Cloud Computing
  • Advanced Database Systems

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