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 other academic departments, such as the School of Law, within the University. To be awarded the degree, a student must complete 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:

  • Big Data Algorithms and Techniques
  • Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Warehousing & Data Mining
  • e-Commerce Law
  • Economics for Business
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • Information Security Technology Management
  • Information Systems Infrastructure and Security Management
  • Internet and Distributed Systems Programming
  • Knowledge Management
  • Management Support and Business Intelligence Systems
  • Multimedia Technologies and Applications
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Topics on eCommerce Technologies

The MSEC programme can be completed in one year in the full-time mode, or in two years in the part-time mode.