Newcastle University

Newcastle University

E-Business (Information Systems)

This course will build on existing computing-related studies to develop advanced e-business skills. Students 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 the student's own venture. Through the course students will develop knowledge of: the business value of contemporary technologies; 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; advanced computing technology such as: cloud computing architecture; virtual machines; scalable computing; information security vulnerability and metrics; human factors and economic drivers effecting security; cryptography; information flow management; protocol analysis; advanced Java programming; distributed programming; advanced data communications; XML/XSLT.

Entry requirements

Normally 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. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-sections) or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Newcastle University Business School
Telephone number: 
0191 208 1503