Master of Electronic Commerce


Fees apply

This Master degree is designed to address the need for a specific postgraduate course that recognises electronic methods of conducting business. The term electronic commerce refers to business processes that are influenced, enabled or disrupted by network technologies.

Students may elect to exit the Master degree following the completion of eight of the core subjects in the Master degree and graduate with the Graduate Diploma of Electronic Commerce.

Enrolment through

Wagga Wagga Campus

Study mode

Distance education

Normal course duration

Part-time 2 years (6 trimesters)

Admission criteria

Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognised Australian tertiary institution.


Applicants who have completed either the Graduate Certificate in Electronic Commerce or the Graduate Certificate in Internet Marketing will be awarded credit for the four subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate.


The Graduate Diploma is an exit point only course within the Master degree.

Graduation requirements

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Course structure

The course comprises nine core subjects and three restricted electives. All subjects are offered two out of three trimesters each year, with the exception of ITC525Commerce on the Information Superhighway, which is offered every trimester.

Students choose a pattern of enrolment that suits their needs (subject to meeting any pre-requisites). Current subject availability enables the Master of Electronic Commerce to be completed within three trimesters.

(1) Core Subjects:

ITC525       Information Superhighway

ACC592    Security, Control and Business Information Systems

LAW521    Digital Communities: Law and Policy

ECO520    Information Economics and Globalisation

MGT542    Internet Ethics

MGT541    The Networked Organisation               

LAW520    Internet Marketing and the Law

ACC595    Accounting in a Digital Environment

ITC569       Modelling for Decision Support


ITC551       Managing Internet Marketing Information


(2) Restricted electives, subject to pre-requisites being met, to be chosen from:

MKT525     Building Internet Marketing Capability

MGT501   Management Theory and Practice

MKT501     Marketing Management

MGT555    Supply Chain Operations

students may select other subjects with the approval of the Course Coordinator.

Upon the completion of any eight of the nine core subjects, students may elect to exit from the Master degree and graduate with the award Graduate Diploma of Electronic Commerce  GradDipElectCom.


Catherine Hardy
School of Financial Studies
Telephone: (02) 6933 2482
Facsimile: (02) 6933 2790


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