Department of Information Systems (BDIS)
options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management

Business made Smart with Information Systems (IS)

Why Study Information Systems?

Business IS Smart

AmazonFacebook and Google have propelled the business world to a world of smart businessBusiness is made smart with information systems, including AI, big data and cloud services (ABC).

The Department of Information Systems in the College of Business is the  largest Information Systems department in Hong Kong and  one of the top three in the world for research productivity [1]. The Department is committed to nurturing smart people for smart business and the careers of the future.

Technology IS Changing the World

AIbig data and cloud services have become the new ABC in the world of technology. Together with social networks, 5G mobile, FinTech and other information systems, technologies are driving business innovations in financial services, accounting and professional services, online services and marketing.

Research IS Driving Innovation

We are among the best in the world. Our faculty members are doing cutting-edge research in information systems for business innovations. Undergraduates are encouraged to conduct research with faculty members in the Department.

Practice IS Perfect

You will also have opportunities to experience business in a real-world context with leading business executives from our EMBA programmes and alumni.

The Department provides Smart Business Scholarships to recognise students’ outstanding performance and support them in regional and international business competitions. Our students make business smart with information systems.

Information Systems IS Smart Business

The Department offers new and comprehensive information systems courses to meet the rapidly changing nature of information technologies such as social networks, mobile apps, big data analytics/AI, cloud services and FinTech. You will not only be equipped with the latest knowledge but also with communication and project management skills and professional attitudes. You will be well prepared to help companies make business smart with information systems.

Today IS Good: Two Paths to Success on the BBA Journey

When you are admitted to the Department of Information Systems (options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management), you will study general BBA courses in year one. At the end of year one, you can choose to major in either BBA Global Business Systems Management (GBSM) or BBA Information Management (IFMG).

Tomorrow IS Even Better: Career Prospects

Our graduates start their careers as management trainees, business analysts, data scientists, system analysts and programmers in global banks, consulting and technology firms such as HSBC, BOC, PWC, Apple, Alibaba, Facebook, Google and IBM.

[1] Research Ranking of the Association for Information Systems (

Admission Arrangements

JUPAS applicants will be considered for admission to first-year studies at the Department of Information Systems. Students will enter a major (current major options: Global Business Systems Management; Information Management) after one year of study. The top 40% of students# will have a free choice of majors offered by the Department. The other 60% of students will be allocated a major within the Department, subject to the availability of places and the selection criteria set by individual majors. Please click here for details.

# based on CGPA with no failed grades and completion of at least 30 credit units including College/Department required courses


Assessment of Applications
JUPAS Admissions Score Reference



By the end of the first year, BDIS students will choose from one of our two BBA programmes:
BBA Global Business Systems Management or BBA Information Management


BBA Global Business Systems Management
BBA Information Management


Programme Information

Programme Name Department of Information Systems
(options: BBA Global Business Systems Management, BBA Information Management)
[選項: 工商管理學士(環球商業系統管理)、工商管理學士(資訊管理)]
Admission Code JUPAS: JS1017
Mode of Funding Government-funded
Mode of Study Full-time
Tuition Fee Click here for more information
Admission Tutor Ms. Tania LAU
Major Leader Dr. David XU
+852 3442 8530 |


JUPAS 2021 . BBA @ CityU Information Systems

JS1017 Department of Information Systems
JS1018 BBA Global Business Systems Management
JS1019 BBA Information Management