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programe details - what you will learn

The programme is offered to you in part-time evening mode. It can also be taken in full-time mode. It consists of 30 credit units (18 from core courses and 12 from electives). You will obtain the award of Master of Science in Electronic Business and Knowledge Management after satisfactory completion of a minimum of 30 credit units (i.e. the programme core plus 12 credit units from electives of which at least 9 credit units must normally be IS courses*). The programme structure is shown below.
*Pending for approval

Programme Core Courses (18 credits)

Course Title
Foundations of Information and Electronic Business Systems
Global Information Systems and Knowledge Management Applications in Organisations
Information Systems Planning and Strategy
Information Technology Based Business Transformation
Knowledge Management
Research Methods for the IS Manager

Programme Electives (12 credits)++ ‚Äč

Students need to earn a minimum of 12 credit units of which at least 6 credit units must normally be IS courses from the following programme electives.

Course Title
Advanced Business Software Construction
Business Data Analytics
Business Software Construction
Database Management Systems  
eBusiness System Integration
Enterprise Architecture
Global Information Technology & Knowledge Management Consulting
Human-Computer Interaction and Multimedia
Information Systems Infrastructure and Security Management
Information Systems Project
Information Technology Leadership Forum
Internet and World-Wide Web Application Development
Management Support and Business Intelligence Systems
Outsourcing and Offshoring Management
Project Management and Quality Assurance
Management Consulting in Asia
Social Media Applications
Systems Analysis and Design

++ Any other courses offered as electives within the College of Business may also be considered subject to Programme Leader’s approval and completion of pre-requisites and/or precursors, if any.  Student may also take up to 3 credits of non-information systems electives.

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