Information Systems – The sexiest job of the 21st century

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According to Harvard Business Review, Information Systems related jobs are considered to be “the sexiest job of the 21st century”. There is high demand in any jobs related to data or analytics. Students that specialise in Information Systems in their Bachelor of Information Technology or Graduate Diploma in Information Technology can secure good employment.

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Video is created by Dr Neda Abdelhamid and students

Data or Analytics related jobs are among the highest paid jobs in New Zealand

Highly paid job as a data scientist

Data scientists are in high demand in the industry and those roles are secure for 20-30 years in New Zealand and The World. Data scientist roles allow for flexible hours as well as working remotely. According to the most recent statistics, IT in general is the highest paying job in New Zealand and data scientist is among those listed.

High demand with anything in Data or Analytics

Students can choose to pursue wide a range of careers related to data and analytics such as Data Analyst, Business Analytics, Data Mining and Data Scientist.

Why choose to study Information Systems at AIS?

Students will be equipped with powerful knowledge in Analytics while studying Bachelor of Information Technology at Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) and specialising in Information Systems. As a result, IT students  have opportunities to learn how to process, mine and analyse data.

LIST OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS COURSES 

AIS Students can gain industry experience through internships

Photo: Sylvain Maillet completed the three-month Industry Placement at Mindfull Ltd

Students participate in field visits to Auckland’s top Analytics companies, in addition to having opportunities to gain New Zealand work experience through internships. The hands-on training approach at AIS enables students to gain employment straight away upon graduation.

Students visit IT companies as part of their BIT programme

Industry visit to Deloitte company in Auckland, New Zealand

 Industry Placement opportunities with Analytics companies

Internships can be the path to employment for some students

Jyoti Notani (Bachelor of IT) received an industry placement at Absolute Analytics

Studying Information Systems really opened my eyes to the world of Analytics. Thanks to my lecturer, Dr Neda Abdelhamid, I gained industry placement at Absolute Analytics where I worked with Google Analytics and learned other skills. I can’t wait to start my profession in this field.

NEXT INTAKE: 30 JANUARY 2018

AUCKLAND INSTITUTE OF STUDIES (AIS) HAS THREE INTAKES IN A YEAR.

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