Universities rolling out more computing courses amid growing job demand in IT sector

Results of the latest Graduate Employment Survey released in late February 2019 showed fresh graduates in the information technology sector posting the highest rates for full-time permanent jobs in 2018.
Results of the latest Graduate Employment Survey released in late February 2019 showed fresh graduates in the information technology sector posting the highest rates for full-time permanent jobs in 2018.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A growing demand for graduates trained in areas like artificial intelligence, data analytics and cyber security has seen local universities ramping up related course offerings and vacancies for the new academic year starting August.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) said it has allocated 675 places for its 10 computing-related undergraduate programmes this year, up from 450 in 2015.

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