Information Systems

Information Systems

In the rapidly evolving landscape of Information Systems, we find the core of modern businesses and organizations. This dynamic field involves harnessing technology, data, and processes to enhance operational efficiency and drive strategic decision-making.

If you’re a future professional, eager to embark on a career in the world of Information Systems, or an enthusiast looking to explore the intricate web of digital systems, this is an exciting realm to delve into.

Information Systems encompass a range of specialized areas, including data analytics, cloud computing, e-commerce, and digital marketing. These facets of Information Systems provide the foundation and tools to empower businesses and organizations to thrive in the digital age. Data analytics, for instance, revolves around extracting insights from vast data sets to drive informed decisions.

  • Your journey into the realm of Information Systems begins with foundational courses
  • such as Introduction to Information Systems and Data Management.
  • These courses equip you with the fundamental knowledge necessary
  • to comprehend the pivotal role of Information Systems in the modern business environment.

Course Curriculum

As you advance through your program, you'll immerse yourself in Advanced Information Systems Architecture and Strategic Technology Planning. These courses offer you a comprehensive understanding of Information Systems design and strategic planning for the digital era. In the latter stages of your academic journey, you'll have the opportunity to specialize in an area that aligns with your career goals. This personalization allows you to tailor your education, whether you're interested in mastering data analytics, cloud solutions, or e-commerce strategies.

Course Summary

Bachelor Of Science in Information Systems

Study Level
Bsc. Information Systems

Study Duration
4 years minimum


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100 Level

     First Semester Units
    MTH 101 – Algebra and Trigonometry 2
     PHY 101 – Mechanics 2
     PHY 107 – General Practical Mechanics 1
     COS 101 – Introduction to Computers 3
     GST 101 – Use of English and Communication Skills I 2
     GST 112 – Nigerian People and Culture 2
     Second Semester Units
    PHY 102 – Electricity & Magnetism 2
    PHY 108 – General Practical Electricity & Magnetism 1
    MTH 102 – Calculus 2
    MAT 104 – Introduction to Statistics 3
     – Problem Solving 3

200 Level

     First Semester Units
     SEN 201 – Introduction to Software Engineering 2
     BUA 101 – Introduction to Business I 2
     COM 205 – Principles of Programming I 2
     COURSE 4 – Philosophy, Logic and Human Existence 2
     COURSE 6 – Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3
     Second Semester Units
     COM 207 – Principles of Programming II 3
     BUA 102 – Introduction to Business II 2
     Course 3 – Introduction to Statistics 3
     Course 4 – Human Computer Interaction 3
     Course 5 – SIWES I 3

300 Level

     First Semester Units
     Course 1 – Data & Computer Communications 3
     Course 2 – Business Process Management 2
     Course 3 – Peace and Conflict Resolution 2
     Course 4 – Venture Creation 2
     Course 5 – Information Systems Innovation and New Technologies 2
     Course 6 – Digital Forensics and Investigation Methods 2
     Second Semester Units
     Course 1 – Management Theory 2
     Course 2 – E-Business Systems Development 2
     COM 307 – Principles of Database Systems 3
     Course 3 – SIWES II 3
     COM 305 – Principles of Operating Systems 3

400 Level

     First Semester Units
     TRP 401 – Technical Report Writing 3
     Course 1 – Advanced Databases 2
     SDP 411 – Design Project 3
     Course 2 – Project Management 3
     Second Semester Units
     SDP 412 – Design Project 3
     Course 1 – Business Process Re-engineering 2

Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for BSc. in Information SystemsHere’s what you need to study for a bachelor’s programme at West Midlands University
A copy of your O- or A-level result.

In no more than two sittings, the outcome must comprise a minimum of five credits in each of the following subjects:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Two other science-related subjects

Keep in mind that JAMB results are NOT NECESSARY.
After enrollment at the university, the results will be verified.


Available Opportunities for Information Systems Holders
A bachelor's degree in information systems opens you a wide range of fascinating employment prospects because the information systems niche is very lucrative.
Here are some career options for you to consider:
  • Data Analytics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Digital Marketing
  • E-commerce


Payment Plans

West Midlands Open University offers a flexible payment plan for its degree programmes.
You may choose to pay the year’s fee up front or in two installments.

Up to 40% Discount

Pay Upfront

Pay the year’s fee upfront. No hidden charges. No additional costs.



Pay in Installments

Pay in two installments.
An initial deposit of ₦150,000 and a second payment of ₦100,000.
No hidden charges. No additional costs.



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    The NUC is a University governing body in Nigeria.

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