Course Brief

This course is designed to familiarise students with current and emerging electronic commerce technologies using the internet. Subject areas will include internet technology for business advantage; web-based tools for electronic commerce; electronic payment systems; strategies for marketing; sales and promotion; internet security; international, legal, ethical and tax issues.


  • This course is offered in 30 hours
  • Introduction to Electronic Commerce
  • SWOT Analysis: Evaluating Business Unit Opportunities
  • Technology Infrastructure: The Internet & the World Wide Web
  • Selling on the Web: Revenue Models & Building a Web Presence
  • Marketing on the Web
  • Business to Business Strategies: From Electronic Data Interchange to E-Commerce
  • Online Auctions, Virtual Communities, & Web Portals
  • The Environment of Electronic Commerce: Legal, Ethical, and Tax Issues
  • Web Server Hardware & Software
  • Web Server Hardware & Software
  • Electronic Commerce Software
  • Electronic Commerce Security

Lectures and tutorials.

Two coursework submissions.

One two-hour 15 minute unseen written paper.

  • BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Systems (UoL)

    This degree prepares you to develop systems that can grow to meet new and changing needs in modern business environments. 

    • This degree is internationally recognized, giving you an advantage in the job market, wherever your career takes you.
    • You can rely on the quality of the content of this degree.
    • You will gain specialist expertise in the development and application of innovative technologies.
    • Our courses are designed to help you develop the analytical, organizational and creative skills sought by employers in the fast-evolving sector.
    • You will receive comprehensive subject guides approved by Goldsmith's academics, as well as access to a wealth of online resources.
    • This programme provides an excellent preparation for a career as a computing or information systems professional.

    In order to obtain the BSc (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems, students will pursue:-

    • 8 core full modules
    • 6 electives (half modules)
    • Final Project

    At SBCS we focus on -

    • Producing graduates who are capable of thinking critically, creatively and ethically.
    • Graduates who are team players with the ability to communicate persuasively.

    Highlights at a glance -

    • Final Year (Top-up)
    • Global Recognition
    • Excellent Facilities and Administrative Support
    • Expert Lecturers