Taught course

E-Business (Information Systems)

Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School

Entry requirements

Normally an upper-second-class Honours degree, international equivalent or Postgraduate/Higher Degree in computing science. Candidates should have computing/programming experience. If you hold a non-standard qualification, and have relevant work experience, please contact the School and speak to the Degree Programme Director before you apply

Months of entry


Course content

The E-Business (Information Systems) MSc is suitable for ambitious people with a background in computing-related subjects who want to develop their career at the exciting intersection of technology, business, entrepreneurship and organisational behaviour. Graduates from this programme seek careers as consultants, managers or in their own ventures.
More specifically, the E-Business (Information Systems) MSc is oriented to professionals that want to excel at both the technical and business side of e-business initiatives in any function of the firm, from Internet operations to internal systems, and from technology start-ups to multinational corporations, including the work at product and service providers.
This Master's programme is also suitable for graduates who would like to continue their studies towards a PhD at Newcastle University.
What knowledge does the programme deliver?
The programme provides students with this fine-grained knowledge of:
•The business value of contemporary information and communication technologies
•Business planning and new ventures
•The link between strategic objectives and e-business systems
•End-to-end 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, virtual machines, sociable computing, information security, protocol analysis, advanced Java programming, distributed programming, advanced data communications, and XML/XSLT.
Part of a suite of programmes focussing on e-business, related programmes in this range include E-Business (E-Marketing) MSc and E-Business MSc.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding online.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Office, Newcastle University Business School
+44 (0) 191 208 1503