Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Future-proof your career with a degree in the exciting field of information science

Information Science is a broad discipline that combines solid technical foundations with an understanding of the ways in which organisations use information.

The University of Otago is ranked among the best universities in the world In the field of Computer Science and Information Systems, and number one for research in New Zealand (PBRF Quality Evaluation, latest evaluation 2018).

Graduates with information science skills are in high demand because of the vital role that information and information systems have in business and society.


Study information science

Where technology, people and organisations meet.



The research of the department is known for driving innovation.


What is information science?

Information science has a role in just about everything we do.


Meet our people

Our staff are committed to teaching excellence.