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  • Regulations for the Master of Electronic Commerce

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    1. General
    1.1 These regulations are made under paragraphs 1 to 4 of the Regulations for the Award of Postgraduate Degrees.
    1.2 In these regulations definitions shall apply as in the Regulations for the Award of Postgraduate Degrees and in the Interpretation Section of the Academic Rules and Regulations.
       
    2. Entry Requirements
    2.1 To enter the Master of Electronic Commerce programme, a student shall normally possess:
      2.1.1 a recognized degree in a business-related area (or its equivalent); or
      2.1.2 a recognized degree in a non-business area (or its equivalent), plus at least three years of supervisory/managerial experience; or
      2.1.3 an OUHK Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration (PCBA) qualification (or its equivalent).
         
    2.2 To enter the Master of Electronic Commerce programme through Pathway 1, a student shall normally possess:
      2.2.1 a recognized Master's degree in a business-related area (or its equivalent).
    3. Master of Electronic Commerce (MEC) (see Note 7)
    3.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Master of Electronic Commerce, a student shall:
      3.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      3.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Postgraduate Degrees; and
      3.1.3 obtain at least 60 credits in courses at the Postgraduate level prescribed by the regulations.
    3.2 For the degree of Master of Electronic Commerce, the University has prescribed that a student  must:
      3.2.1 obtain 40 credits from the compulsory courses (labelled CM in Table 1); and
      3.2.2 obtain a further 20 credits from optional courses (labelled OM in Table 1).
    4. Master of Electronic Commerce (through Pathway 1) (MEC1) (see Note 7)
    4.1 To be eligible for the award of the degree of Master of Electronic Commerce, a student who entered the programme through pathway 1 shall:
      4.1.1 comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
      4.1.2 comply with the Regulations for the Award of Postgraduate Degrees; and
      4.1.3 obtain at least 40 credits in courses at the Postgraduate level prescribed by the regulations.
    4.2 For the degree of Master of Electronic Commerce, the University has prescribed that a student who entered the programme through pathway 1 must:
      4.2.1 obtain 40 credits from the compulsory courses labelled CM in Table 1.

    Table 1

    Course Code

    Course Title

    Credits

    MEC

    ACT B867 Accounting Information Systems: A Managerial Perspective
    5
    OM
    BIS B870 Electronic Commerce for Managers

    10

    CM

    BIS B871 Internet Technology

    10

    CM

    BIS B874 5 Advanced Electronic Commerce Applications

    10

    CM

    BIS B892 Advanced Information Systems and Electronic Commerce Strategy

    10

    CM

    BIS B876 Electronic Financial Services

    10

    OM

    BUS B859 Applied Business Project
    20
    OM
    BUS B880 Directed Studies in Business Research
    20
    OM
    BUS B899 Business and Entrepreneurship Project
    10
    CM
    COMP S838 4 Enterprise Systems and Information Security Management
    10
    OM
    COMP S888 Multimedia Technology

    10

    OM

    LAW B846W 1 Chinese Intellectual Property Protection Law
    5
    OM
    MGT B820 1, 2 Strategy

    10

    OM

    MGT B822 1, 3 Creativity, Innovation and Change

    10

    OM

    MGT B838 Managing Knowledge
    10
    OM
    IB B891 6 International Marketing Strategy

    10

    OM

     

    Notes:

    1. Courses form excluded combinations with other courses. Only one of the courses of the excluded combinations can count towards an OUHK award. Students should refer to the attached list for details.
       
    2. MGT B820 has replaced MGT B881. Students who have successfully completed MGT B881 are deemed to have completed MGT B820.
       
    3. MGT B822 has replaced MGT B882. Students who have successfully completed MGT B882 are deemed to have completed MGT B822.
       
    4. COMP S838 has replaced COMP S858. Students who have successfully completed COMP S858 are deemded to have completed COMP S838.
       
    5. Courses no longer offered.
       
    6. The course code of MKT B891 has been revised as IB B891.  If students have successfully completed MKT B891, they are deemed to have satisfied the requirements for IB B891.
       
    7. The Master of Electronic Commerce programme has been phased out with effect from October 2014 semester.  The last conferment of the programme will be December 2019.

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