Information Systems

Below are details about the field of study you have chosen to explore, as well as some potential careers.


The study of the flow of information, capturing data, and the design and specification of information systems and user interfaces. The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the information management needs of users, and the ability to analyse, design and manage information systems.

Course skills

Information Systems develops skills in:

  • conceptual modelling
  • database management
  • database systems design
  • information systems analysis
  • information systems management.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics