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College of Engineering City University of Hong Kong MSc in Electronic Commerce
College of Engineering City University of Hong Kong

MSc in Electronic Commerce

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

1 Years

English

Full time, Part time

31 Mar 2024

Sep 2024

HKD 5,900 / per credit *

On-Campus

* For students admitted in 2024/25. The tuition fee indicated in the above schedule will apply until the end of your study in this programme.

Introduction

Electronic Commerce (eCommerce, or EC) has been a major global trend and a critical factor in competitiveness. Demand for manpower with expertise in eCommerce is very strong. The MSc in Electronic Commerce is positioned to meet such demand from industry.

The programme is jointly offered by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Information Systems at the City University of Hong Kong for IT professionals. It is inter-disciplinary in that students will acquire adequate capabilities in the technological, business and legal aspects of eCommerce, enabling them to evaluate, build and deploy eCommerce services and systems effectively.

Key Facts

  • Mode of Study: Combined †
  • Mode of Funding: Non-government-funded
  • Indicative Intake Target: 45
  • Minimum Number of Credits Required: 33
  • Class Schedule: Mostly on Weekday evenings and/or Saturdays
  • Normal Study Period:
    • Full-time: 1 year (2-3 semesters)
    • Part-time: 2 years (5 semesters)
  • Maximum Study Period:
    • Full-time: 2.5 years
    • Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years
  • Mode of Processing:
    • Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.

Remarks:

The programme is jointly offered by the Department of Computer Science and Department of Information Systems.

† Combined mode: Local students taking programmes in combined mode can attend full-time (12-18 credit units per semester) or part-time (no more than 11 credit units per semester) study in different semesters without seeking approval from the University. For non-local students, they will be admitted to these programmes for either full-time or part-time studies. Non-local students must maintain the required credit load for their full-time or part-time studies and any changes will require approval from the University.

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