MSc in e-Commerce

at Heriot Watt University Dubai

Under Heriot-Watt University
E-Commerce can be defined as the buying and selling of goods and services on the internet, especially the World Wide Web. It covers such aspects as marketing, advertising, sales order processing and customer service. A typical e-commerce site would include a range of facilities and functions, beyond those expected of a traditional web site. A hardware infrastructure is required to support this typical site, consisting of a range of computing and communication equipment. The MSc e-commerce concentrating on the development of content and on the provision of hardware security. Students will be expected to extend the acquired knowledge to generate original solutions to the problems with which they are presented. They will be required to analyse requirements, synthesise appropriate solutions and evaluate the effectiveness of their proposals.

    - 1 year MSc (full-time), 2 years (part-time).

    A good first or second class Honours degree in an IT discipline or computing, or a discipline involving a substantial academic component of IT or computing. PG Diploma Students who attain a 50% Pass level in the Postgraduate Diploma course will be offered the chance to complete a Masterís Dissertation to allow them to upgrade their award to an MSc. English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 (paper-based exam); 213 (computer-based exam); 80 (internet-based exam).

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      PO Box 294345, Dubai, UAE
    • Location
      Dubai International Academic City
    • Phone
      361 6999
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About - Heriot Watt University Dubai

Heriot-Watt University was the first overseas university to set up in Dubai International Academic City, offering top quality British education to students and executives from the Gulf and further afield. At Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on our UK campuses, preparing you for success in your chosen career. Dubai study programmes range from Masters programmes in disciplines as challenging and diverse as Petroleum Engineering, Construction Project Management, Management, Energy, Information Technology, and the world-renowned Edinburgh Business School MBA, to undergraduate degrees in Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering.

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