Curriculum

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The MSc in Electronic Commerce programme is jointly offered by the Department of Computer Science of the College of Science and Engineering and the Department of Information Systems of the College of Business, with support from the other academic departments, such as the School of Law, within the University. To be awarded the degree, a student completes 8 courses from the required set (of which up to 3 courses can be credit transferred based on the student's previous study) and 2 courses from the rich set of electives.

Required courses:

  • Introduction to eCommerce
  • Computer Networks and Internets
  • Internet Application Development
  • Information Security for e-Commerce
  • eBusiness System Integration
  • Analysis and Design of e-Commerce Systems
  • eCommerce Business Strategies and Management
  • eCommerce Project

Sample Elective courses:

  • E-Commerce Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Taxation and Tax Planning
  • Multimedia Technologies and Applications
  • Distributed and Interoperable Databases
  • Cyber Marketing and Customer Relationship Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Information Retrieval
  • Data Warehousing & Data Mining
  • Multimodal Interface Design
  • Internet and Distributed Systems Programming
  • Topics on eCommerce Technologies
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Advanced Data Management for eCommerce
  • Management Support and Business Intelligence Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Algorithms & Techniques for Web Searching
  • Information Technology Based Organization Transformation

A student normally completes the study programme in 2 academic years of part-time study.