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e-Governance MSc - At the institution - Huddersfield - West Yorkshire
This course aims to provide you with the necessary business and analytical skills to compete in an emerging global virtual business environment. This MSc programme is designed to give you a leading edge insight into this fascinating and rapidly changing world. You will leave the course with an enhanced understanding of e-business ideas and a range of practical skills designed to enable you to apply those ideas successfully in a business context.
Entry Requirements -You should have a good first degree in a business related subject. -If you have appropriate professional qualifications or work experience you will be considered on an individual basis.
Technology and the ways we communicate and do business are constantly changing.
The course is part of a suite built around e-business ideas and disciplines which includes:
MSc e-Learning and Innovation Management
The MSc e-Governance route gives a good general education in e-business and then expands those
ideas to look at the implications for the governance of public and not-for-profit organisations. You will
be introduced to the central concepts and key technologies involved in transforming organisations.
You will then have the opportunity to explore the various facets of e-governance in more detail looking
at the potential implications and public relations. Modules are carefully designed to enable you to
contribute to and manage organisational decisions relating to e-governance and organisational success
-Introduction to e-Business
-Building and Managing e-Services
-Introduction to e-Governance
-Managing e-Projects and Change
-e-Government Content Design and Management
-e-Governance and Social Inclusion
You will have the opportunity to gain first hand experience of research in the field through your dissertation. This is an extended piece of research which allows you to pursue an area of interest in depth. You will be allocated your own personal supervisor who will offer guidance and advice to ensure successful completion of this part of the programme.
Teaching and Assessment
The course is taught using a mixture of block and weekly seminars. We provide a wide range of information sources and taught materials, and encourage you to discuss and develop these in class and in your own time.
We teach technical topics allowing for a range of background knowledge and integrate assessments with teaching.
All modules on this course are assessed by one assignment. Assignments vary and can be based on essays or portfolios, and you will complete a range of tasks often involving practical elements and reports.