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2013 Master of Electronic Business(K7B)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Science, Engineering and Technology (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 3 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school):

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (03) 6226 2125 or School of Computing and Information Systems (03) 6226 2900 (Hobart) or (03) 6324 3469 (Launceston) or


Special Note: This Masters course is not approved by DEEWR for student income support payments (i.e. Youth Allowance and Austudy).

The eight-unit Masters will enable students to develop specialist knowledge in electronic business. The degree will be of interest to those students requiring a specialised electronic business degree rather than the more general (and research oriented) Master of Information Systems.

Admission & Prerequisites

The Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology may accept as a candidate for the Master of Electronic Business any of the following:
1 . A minimum of a three-year degree, or combination of degrees and diplomas, from an accredited university, which includes major or sub-major studies in a relevant discipline (e.g. business, commerce, information systems, computing, electronic commerce, accounting, management, marketing, economics, law);
2 . A three-year degree from an accredited university, and at least three years of relevant professional experience for those without a major or sub-major in a relevant discipline.
For entry into all postgraduate courses, international students must provide an IELTS test score of at least Band 6 with a minimum of 6.0 on all bands or a TOEFL score of 575 with a Test of Written English score of no less than 4.5. This test must not be more than 24 months old.
At the discretion of the Faculty, admission may also include an interview.

Course Objectives

The aims of this program are:

  • To provide professional, postgraduate level education to existing managers, and those seeking careers as electronic business managers;
  • To provide management of electronic business education which is at the level of world best practice in its currency, applicability and relevance to the IS profession;
  • To provide graduates of the course with knowledge, skills and understanding about;
  • The relationships of electronic business and information technology to organisational needs; current management practice in the development of electronic business systems, their use and associated policy formulation and analysis;
  • the value of research, critical thinking and effective communication in the management of electronic business systems.

Articulation to/from Course

Up to four units credit may be given for appropriate previous study.

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