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Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.


Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Information Systems E-Business

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

The E-Business (Information Systems) MSc will build on your existing computing-related studies to develop advanced e-business skills. You will learn how to excel using both the technical and business elements of e-business in any function of a company, from Internet operations to internal systems and even your own venture.

The E-Business (Information Systems) MSc is delivered by two world-class Schools at Newcastle: The Newcastle University Business School and the School of Computing Science. E-business success combines leading technologies, long-termbusiness strategies, entrepreneurial capacity to implement strategies through technology and the alignment of peoples'behaviour inside and outside the organisation. This revolution would not exist without the never-ending development of innovative information and communication technologies.

Through the course you will develop knowledge of: the business value of contemporary technologies, your personal development as an entrepreneur and intrapreneur, the feasibility of disruptive e-business models, business planning and new ventures, the link between business strategy and systems, business processes, such as the ones involving clients and suppliers, the management and development of e-business systems.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

CSC8406 Object-Oriented Programming  (5 Credits) - Core

To provide a grounding in object-oriented design and implementation, programming environments, and object-oriented programming.

NBS8323 E-Commerce Start-up (5 Credits) - Core

The Internet and related technologies have created a fast pace environment that is underpin by continuous technological innovations. These innovations give rise to new opportunities that can be exploited in order to create value for all stakeholders. This module will offer students the opportunity to work on a new e-business idea, typically related to an e-commerce venture (although other ideas may also be pursued subject to approval by the module leader). In doing so, it will provide the necessary context for the students to identify business opportunities created by Internet and other relevant technologies (e.g. mobile apps) and the mechanisms for exploiting value based on them. Student will be expected to develop e-business solutions reflecting changes in the business environment and developments in Internet-related technologies.

NBS8207 : E-Business (10 Credits) - Core

The module will help student appreciate the underlying value of internet technologies for e-business applications by requiring them to develop an ebusiness plan for a new internet venture.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

UK fees
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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
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Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

Students need to have a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a discipline with computing content, such as: computing science; software engineering; systems engineering; electronic engineering; mathematics..

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