Applied Information System​s​



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The Department of Applied Information Systems is part of the school of Consumer Intelligence and Information Systems in the College of Business and Economics at the University of Johannesburg.
 
The College of Business and Economics was launched on 1 July 2017, and emerged from the former Faculty of Management and the former Faculty of Economic and Financial Sciences.
 
The Department of Applied Information Systems strives to be the preferred provider of comprehensive and innovative ICT education, training and research programmes to benefit industry and broader society.

The University of Johannesburg is recognised in South Africa as an institution that meets the needs of industry and business. Our programmes focus on providing students with sought-after industry knowledge and skills. Our diplomas and degrees are innovative and flexible, allowing students to focus on an area of IT that meets their interest while providing a core of basic IT skills. This innovation is demonstrated by the recent introduction of specialisations in Software Development, Web and Application Development, Information and Technology Management as well as Support Services. These specialisations include traditional aspects of IT such as software development, secure systems, network management and information systems. These specialisations are offered at diploma as well as graduate level.
 
Applied Information Systems (AIS) is a discipline that combines the activities of business and information communication technology to facilitate and exploit the use of IT to foster and support business activities within the enterprise and externally to its clients. Information Technology is one of the most exciting, expanding and evolving fields. There is a chronic shortage of IT professionals, and the demand is steadily increasing as the development of business opportunities requires well-trained specialists in the latest innovative technology.
 
By choosing to study IT you have a wonderful opportunity to develop a career that will be both exciting and useful. Careers in the IT Industry range from highly technical positions such as that of software developer to more business-orientated positions such as business analyst or e-commerce consultant. By choosing to study IT you have a wonderful opportunity to develop a career that will be both exciting and useful. Careers in the IT Industry range from highly technical positions such as that of software developer to more business-orientated positions such as business analyst or e-commerce consultant.