Master of Science in
Electronic Commerce


Curriculum Overview

The MSc in Electronic Commerce programme is jointly offered by the Department of Computer Science of the College of 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 5 courses from the required set (of which up to 3 courses can be credit transferred based on the student's previous study) and 6 courses from the rich set of electives.

Required courses:

  • Introduction to eCommerce
  • Internet Application Development
  • Information Security for e-Commerce
  • eBusiness System Integration
  • Analysis and Design of e-Commerce Systems

Sample Elective courses:

  • Big Data Algorithms and Techniques
  • Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice
  • Computer Networks and Internets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Warehousing & Data Mining
  • eCommerce Project
  • Economics for Business
  • Financial and Management Accounting
  • Information Security Technology Management
  • Information Systems Planning & Strategy
  • Information Systems Infrastructure and Security Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Law Relating to Business and Companies
  • Management Support and Business Intelligence Systems
  • Multimedia Technologies and Applications
  • Privacy-enhancing Technologies
  • 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.