Faculty of Informatics

Master of Electronic Commerce

Testamur Title of Degree:

Master of Electronic Commerce

Abbreviation:

MElecComm

Home Faculty:

Informatics

Duration:

1 year (2 full-time sessions) or part-time equivalent

Total Credit Points:

48

Delivery Mode:

Face-to-face

Starting Session(s):

Autumn/Spring

Location:

Wollongong

UOW Course Code:

1518

CRICOS Code:

042561G

Overview

This degree is designed to prepare managers for the Electronic Commerce world. The recent surge in the use of the Internet to conduct all forms of business has left many graduates without the required skills to maximise their effectiveness in the new business economy. Employees skilled in electronic commerce concepts and practices will be well placed to operate more effectively and take advantage of the opportunities of doing business in the e-world.

Entry Requirements / Assumed Knowledge

A degree equivalent to a three-year Australian Bachelor degree with at least a 60% average, in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer or Telecommunications Engineering, Commerce, Management or a related discipline.

Course Requirements

Candidates must successfully complete eight (8) subjects, including:

1. Two (2) Core Subjects (12cp);
2. Two (2) subjects (12cp) from Group A (Applied eCommerce);
3. Two (2) subjects (12cp) from Group B (eCommerce Management); and
4. Two (2) electives (12cp) to be chosen from subjects in Group A, B or C or any other subject approved by the Course Coordinator/s prior to commencement.

Note: Any advanced standing granted for this course will be deemed to be Electives not Core. Students must still complete 12 credit points from Group A and 12 credit points from Group B.

Course Program

Subjects

Session

Credit Points

Core Subjects

   

ITCS938

eBusiness Technologies

Autumn

6

BUSS907

Electronic Commerce

Autumn/Spring/ Summer

6

Group A: Applied eCommerce

Students must choose at least 12 credit points from the following:

BUSS909

Office Automation and Intranets

n/o 2007

6

IACT901

IT Strategic Planning

Spring

6

IACT906

Business On-Line

Spring

6

IACT924

Corporate Network Design & Implementation

Spring

6

ITCS932

Web Design

Spring

6

ITCS936

Detailed Design of Integrated Solutions for eBusiness

Spring

6

ITCS937

Security, Risk Management & Control in Electronic

Commerce

Autumn

6

ITCS940

Multimedia Programming Foundations

Autumn

6

ITCS950

Patterns for eBusiness

Autumn

6

ITCS951

Web Services for Dynamic eBusiness

Spring

6

Group B: eCommerce Management

Students must choose at least 12 credit points from the following:

ACCY936

Management & Information Systems

Autumn/Spring

6

BUSS952

Strategic Information Systems Management

Autumn

6

BUSS953

Management of Information Systems Development

Spring

6

ECON915

Electronic Commerce & the Economics of Information

n/o 2007

6

MARK901

Marketing on the Internet

Spring

6

TBS908

Supply Chain Management*

Autumn

6

Group C: Elective Subjects

ACCY901

Accounting for Managers

Autumn/Spring

6

or

     

TBS901

Accounting for Managers*

Autumn

6

BUSS950

Systems Development Methodologies

Autumn

6

BUSS951

Critical Issues in Information Systems

Spring

6

CSCI946

Multimedia Studies

Autumn

6

IACT917

Information Management

Autumn

6

ITCS933

Software Engineering Requirements & Specifications

Spring

6

ITCS934

Software Process Management

Autumn

6

MARK922

Marketing Management

Autumn

6

or

     

TBS903

Managing People in Organisations*

Spring

6

TBS904

Marketing Management*

n/o 2007

6

TBS905

Economic Analysis of Business Environment*

n/0 2007

6

TBS906

Information Systems for Managers*

Autumn

6

* Offered by the University of Wollongong Graduate School of Business.

Start dates differ from the standard University Calendar.

Other Information

Students may be able to undertake some subjects for this degree at the Sydney Business School. Please refer to the University Subject Database for availability.

Last reviewed: 23 January, 2007