Mrs Tinashe G Zhou


Every organization runs on information and each business entity has a particular way of gathering, recording, storing and manipulating this information. Many information systems are being designed on a day to day basis to support many processes within organizations or to carry out very specific analysis.  Our role as the Information Systems Department is to create an Information Systems Specialists, Engineers and Managers who are able to understand the various business processes and create a link between the users or customers and the technology and have the ability to conceive Information Technology solutions in the widest context. The degree programmes we offer aim to develop the sound entrepreneurial, production, technology development, problem-solving, analytical and computational skills that are required to succeed in the I.T. profession. 

Various career opportunities exist in the field of Information Systems including but not limited to careers in:

  • computer programming 
  • research scientists
  • software developers and consultants
  • systems analysts 
  • business analysts 
  • forensic auditors

The Department has a partnership with Huawei which saw the establishment of the MSU- Huawei ICT Academy in December 2019. Huawei is a leading global provider of  ICT infrastructure and smart devices. Innovation programmes at Huawei focus on customer needs therefore they invest heavily in research that leads to technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. The Academy is a program that acts as a bridge between enterprises and universities to build a talent ecosystem for the ICT industry through the delivery of industry-standard training and certification courses required by employers.  Through these certifications, our graduates will be equipped with the latest and practical skills required to work in the ICT industry making them more employable and help them kick start their careers.




Department of Information Systems

Midlands State University

P.Bag 9055



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