E-Business MSc

12 months full time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £8,500
International: full time £15,740

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

This programme combines business with computing management to enable you to compete effectively in an increasingly electronic business environment.

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to take on strategic responsibilities in private and public sector organisations and lead their transformation through an innovative use of information systems.

You will receive comprehensive training in interdisciplinary aspects of e-business and information systems and their applications to e-marketing. Through a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops, you will develop the business and computing management skills essential for success in our global, knowledge based economy. Through the successful completion of this programme you will be able to:

• apply knowledge of specific business and computing methods and techniques to the development and implementation of a real e-business system, including the design and creation of new software packages
• demonstrate expertise in the use of up-to-date business management and computing system tools and techniques
• perform system analysis, benchmarking, management and installation functions as required to support e-business applications

This programme is suitable for graduates of all disciplines interested in a management career, enabling you to combine both e-business and computing management in the development and implementation of e-marketing strategies.

Part of a suite of programmes focussing on e-business, related programmes in this range include E-Business (E-Marketing) MSc and E-Business (Information Systems) MSc.



The programme comprises compulsory modules, specialist optional modules and a dissertation.

Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

Normally an upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in any discipline. We will also consider applicants with narrowly lower or non-standard qualifications if they have a first degree related to business (eg management, international business, marketing, operations or entrepreneurship) or have relevant work experience in a business or technological role.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-sections), TOEFL 90 (Internet-based with a minimum of: 24 in speaking and writing; 22 in reading; and 21 in listening), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For more information about this programme and to register your interest please see the Newcastle University Business School website.

For further information please contact:
Postgraduate Office
Newcastle University Business School
Telephone: +44(0) 191 208 1580
Email: nubs@ncl.ac.uk

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Business and Management.