Module Title:   E-Commerce Technologies

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG4003M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Business and Management (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mr M J Warren

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To enable students to acquire a systematic understanding and detailed knowledge of complex Internet marketing, sales, payment, security and legal aspects and advanced knowledge of E-commerce issues and associated solutions.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, theories and principles explored in formal lectures, practiced in tutorials and demonstrated in laboratory classes. Practical skills developed through Internet commercial site demonstrations and directed web site inspections, and in laboratory sessions. Cognitive and personal skills developed in open-ended problem solving exercises supported in lectures by members of academic staff. Oral feedback is given during exercises in lectures. The formal assessment will examine the wider learning outcomes expressed in the descriptor.

Lectures:   22.00          Directed Study:   76.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   2.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

consolidate and critically appraise current and emerging trends in web marketing, sales and payment processes

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

to apply advanced methods in the security, legal and organisational impact of trading over the Internet.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

enhance your skills in data management; data interpretation; IT skills; and communication.

  Coursework   100%
  CW Essay 3000 words

Outline Syllabus:
1 Internet connection methods with costs, security and outsourcing implications
2 Managerial view of web site design
3 Alternative secure transaction methods
4 Overview of firewalls
5 Legal and organisational implications

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