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Join the field that defines today and shapes tomorrow

Pursuing a degree in Information Science at the University of Otago will prepare you for the future because:

Information technology underlies most major innovations of today and tomorrow.

The cutting-edge research of the department is known for driving innovation.

Our faculty members are committed to teaching excellence and have won prestigious teaching awards.

Our links with alumni and industry can maximize your learning potential and offer exciting career prospects.

Find out more about Information Science at Otago:

Studying Information Science at Otago: Emily McConnachie

Emily McConnachie is a student in Information Science at the University of Otago. In this video, she shares her views on her area of study, motivation, study experience, her time in Dunedin, and her next steps

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News Highlight

Department Receives Marsden Grant (Prof Stephen Cranefield)

Professor Stephen Cranefield (along with academic colleague Prof Jeremy Pitt) received the Department of Information Science's first ever Marsden Grant.

 


Featured profile

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Software studies

Dr Sherlock Licorish (Information Science) studies software systems and the people who develop them, to try to reduce the incidence of failures – such as the notorious Novopay payroll system for New Zealand schools.