MSc in E-Commerce Technology (Before 2013/2014)
Research opportunities exist for graduate students in the following ongoing projects and in other areas: Internet information systems modeling and design, Internet based e-commerce application systems, computer networks infrastructure for e-commerce, distributed databases management, Internet and e-commerce security, data mining and data warehouse, intelligent agent systems, graphics and multimedia systems, and distributed processing.
1. Core courses (12 credits)
|IECM001||Information Systems Development Methodologies*||3 credits|
|IECM002||Computer Networks and Internet*||3 credits|
|IECM003||Distributed Database Management*||3 credits|
|IECM004||Fundamental of E-Commerce||3 credits|
2. Electives (12 credits) from two
(Electives from group A and group B. Two electives minimum from group A and one or two electives from group B)
Group A: Technology
|IECM005||Internet Programming and Java Technology*||3 credits|
|IECM006||Data Warehousing*||3 credits|
|IECM007||Data Mining and Decision Support Systems*||3 credits|
|IECM008||Advanced Computer Graphics and Multimedia*||3 credits|
|IECM009||Internet Security and Cryptography||3 credits|
|Any courses defined in MSc. program in Software Engineering*||3 credits for each course|
Group B: E-Commerce Management
|IECM010||Electronic Payment Systems||3 credits|
|IECM011||Smart Card Technology and Applications||3 credits|
|IECM012||Legal Issues of IT and E-Commerce||3 credits|
|IECM013||Topics in E-Commerce||3 credits|
* Courses could be offered by the exiting staffs in Software Engineering Programme at FST.
3. IECM999 Master Thesis
The thesis must either describe some original piece of research that candidates have done, usually under the supervision of a supervisor, or else provide a critical exposition of some topic in the major field of study.
A M.S. degree in FST can usually be completed in 2 to 4 years according to FST general regulation for Master of Science Program.
(The offer of elective courses would be determined according to the availability of academic staff and would be announced before enrollment).