UNSW School of Information Systems and Technology Management (ISTM) is ranked first in Australia, third in the Asia-Pacific region and fourth worldwide, in recent rankings by the Association for Information Systems (AIS). Our research is positioned at the forefront of the discipline and has highly developed local and international links.
Industry Associations & Accreditations
The School is accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
EQUIS accreditation benchmarks business and management schools against international standards in terms of governance, programs, students, faculty, research, internationalisation, ethics, responsibility and sustainability, and corporate engagement. There are only 173 accredited institutions worldwide, including London Business School, INSEAD and Peking.
AACSB is a member organisation that provides quality assurance, business education intelligence and professional services. Its accredited members are committed to making a difference, using diverse perspectives and a global mindset to inspire innovation and improve the quality of business education worldwide.
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has awarded professional level accreditation to ISTM’s bachelor degrees (Information Systems, Information Systems (Co-op) and Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Information Systems i double degree), ensuring students are workplace-ready upon graduation.
At both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, students may also be eligible for a SAS certificate in Business Analytics (awarded jointly by UNSW and SAS). SAS certification credentials are globally recognised as the premier means to validate SAS knowledge. With a SAS certification credential, you’ll set yourself apart from others and prove that you have the SAS knowledge to make a difference within an organisation.