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University of Bradford School of Engineering, Design and Technology

Awarding and teaching institution: Final Award: Programme title Duration: UCAS code: Subject benchmark statement: Programme accredited b : Date !roduced: "om#utin$% &eneral Business ' (ana$ement% Not a##lica)le *ri$inal+ (arc, -..-% last u#dated+ /u$ -..0 University of Bradford BSc (Hons) [National Qualifications Framework level H] E-Commerce Technologies 3 or years full!time

1nformation2 t,e related tec,nolo$ies and t,e mana$ement of information tec,nolo$y are fundamental to our understandin$ of t,e modern world and to our a)ility to function effectively as citi3ens in t,e modern economy4 5commerce is t,e most recently develo#ed met,od for t,e commercial e6#loitation of information tec,nolo$y and demands radically new and still!evolvin$ skills and knowled$e from its7 #ractitioners4 /t Bradford2 our distinctive a##roac, em#,asises t,e develo#ment of an inte$rated understandin$ of different tec,nolo$ies2 #articularly information tec,nolo$y and data networks2 cry#to$ra#,y and codin$2 t,eir a##lications2 t,eir mana$ement and t,eir role in society4 1n accordance wit, t,e University7s mission2 8(akin$ 9nowled$e :ork72 t,e Sc,ool of 5n$ineerin$ aims to #rovide e6cellence in a ran$e of to#ics coverin$ relevant tec,nolo$ies2 analytical skills2 )usiness2 mana$ement and commerce2 and social science2 wit, an em#,asis on t,e links and interactions )etween different to#ics4 ;,e Sc,ool #laces em#,asis on )ot, teac,in$ and researc,2 )elievin$ t,em to )e mutually de#endent4 :it, reference to teac,in$ and learnin$2 t,e Sc,ool aims to #roduce $raduates w,o as#ire to c,allen$in$ careers in industry2 commerce and t,e #u)lic sector or to develo#in$ t,eir own enter#rises in t,is #otentially lucrative $lo)al market4 &raduates will )e a)le to move directly into res#onsi)le roles in em#loyment wit, a minimum of additional trainin$4 1t ac,ieves t,is aim )y+ <eliverin$ a ran$e of #ro$rammes of study wit, a )alance of su)=ect content a##ro#riate to t,e tar$eted learnin$ outcomes2 wit, a de$ree of commonality of core material2 )ut wit, t,e fle6i)ility to allow a de$ree of s#eciali3ation% >rovidin$ a su##ortive2 structured environment in w,ic, students are encoura$ed to develo# inde#endent learnin$ skills% <evelo#in$ su)=ect knowled$e and understandin$2 develo#in$ disci#line skills and develo#in$ #ersonal transfera)le skills2 to ena)le $raduates to #ursue #ro$rammes of furt,er study2 or to move directly into res#onsi)le em#loyment% >romotin$ educational o##ortunities for et,nic minority2 mature and alternatively ?ualified students2 as well as for sc,ool!leavers and traditionally ?ualified students4

Learning outcomes indicate w,at a $raduate s,ould know and understand2 and )e a)le to do on successful com#letion of one of t,e #ro$rammes4 ;,ey ,ave )een develo#ed wit, reference to t,e &eneral Business and (ana$ement and "om#utin$ Su)=ect Benc,marks2 and t,e <raft Benc,mark in (aterials2 #u)lis,ed )y Q//H54 *n successful com#letion of a BSc in E-commerce Technologies2 a $raduate will ,ave ac?uired t,e followin$+ Knowledge and Understanding of com#uter a##lications as a##ro#riate to t,e #ro$ramme of study% #rinci#les of relevant tec,nolo$ies2 su##orted )y t,e necessary )ack$round science% or$ani3ations2 t,eir mana$ement2 t,eir e6ternal environment and res#onse to c,an$e% t,e im#ortance and role of tec,nolo$y in industry and society% t,e interaction )etween tec,nolo$ies2 or$ani3ations and society2 leadin$ to a##ro#riate tec,nolo$ical a##lications4
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Discipline Skills in relevant areas of telecommunications2 )usiness studies and com#utin$% in relevant la)oratory and #ractical work% in critical t,inkin$2 analysis and synt,esis% in #ro)lem solvin$ and decision makin$4 ersonal and Transfera!le Skills in <ata mana$ement ' #resentation% 1nter#retation of information% 1; and communication skills% "reative and systematic #ro)lem solvin$% Scientific met,od% @ife lon$ learnin$% ;eamwork' leaders,i#% and #ersonal mana$ement4

The curriculum / #lan of t,e curriculum is s,own on t,e followin$ #a$e+ core and o#tional modules are s,own indicated )y " and * res#ectively4 ;,e BSc in 5!"ommerce ;ec,nolo$ies course ,as t,ree ma=or tec,nical strands runnin$ t,rou$, eac, sta$e of t,e #ro$ramme to$et,er wit, a core of #ersonal and transfera)le skills+ "ommerce2 )usiness studies and mana$ement relatin$ to 5!commerce a##lications4 "om#uter #ro$rammin$ wit, s#ecific reference to #ro$rammin$ for internet a##lications and wit, an em#,asis on t,e ,i$,ly im#ortant 5!commerce as#ects of cry#to$ra#,y and com#uter security4 ;elecommunication data networks% tec,nical o#eration and a##lication to mo)ile internet a##lications4

Students may study a 5uro#ean lan$ua$e durin$ t,e second year of study4 / ran$e of o#tional su)=ects are #rovided in t,e final year to allow students to e6tend one or more of t,e main su)=ect strands and t,is can )e reinforced )y c,oice of su)=ect of t,e individual dissertation #ro=ect w,ic, forms one t,ird of t,e final year curriculum4 ;,e #ro$ramme also allows students to take a year out in industry or commerce4 1f you decide to ,ave a year of 1ndustrial >lacement2 $enerally )etween t,e second and t,ird academic years2 you will $ain Amont,s of #ractical e6#erience2 workin$ as a #aid em#loyee of an a##roved or$anisation4 ;,e industrial year ena)les you to a##ly t,eoretical knowled$e to #ractical #ro)lems2 learn a)out work #ractices and ,el#s you make a more informed c,oice of your final!year #ro=ect to#ic and area of s#ecialisation4 ;,e #lacement year #rovides you wit, an increased #ros#ect of s#onsors,i# and en,anced $raduate em#loyment o##ortunities4 "ssessment regulations# a summary (t,e te6t of t,e #ro$ression re$ulations is maintained on t,e :e)) rogression ;o #ass and #roceed from eac, sta$e to t,e ne6t2 and also to )e eli$i)le for a classified Honours award2 you must ac,ieve at least .B in A.. credits and 3CB in t,e ot,er -. credits4 /lt,ou$, t,e University does not recruit directly to *rdinary de$rees t,is route is availa)le to students for w,om a less intense course of study is a##ro#riate4 ;,e #ro$ression and award re$ulations for *rdinary courses are similar to t,ose for t,e Honours courses e6ce#t .B must )e ac,ieved in D. credits at sta$e A and 0. credits at su)se?uent sta$es4 Havin$ ac,ieved your *rdinary de$ree it may t,en )e #ossi)le to 8to#!u#7 your credits to $ain an Honours /ward4 ;,e class and division of t,e Honours de$ree t,at you are awarded is )ased on t,e overall wei$,ted marks t,at you receive for eac, sta$e% Sta$e - contri)utes 3.B and Sta$e 3 E.B4 ;,e classes and divisions of t,e Honours de$ree are awarded on t,e )asis of t,e followin$ final overall wei$,ted avera$e marks (t,e Board of 56aminers ,as a discretion of F -B)+ E.4.B or a)ove+ 0.4.B or a)ove+
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First "lass Honours Second "lass Honours G First <ivision


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Second "lass Honours G Second <ivision ;,ird "lass Honours

1f you com#lete Sta$e A successfully2 you are eli$i)le for a "ertificate of Hi$,er 5ducation% if you com#lete Sta$e - successfully2 you are eli$i)le for a <i#loma of Hi$,er 5ducation4 ;,e learnin$ outcomes for t,ese awards and t,e final award are consistent wit, t,ose of t,e national ?ualifications framework for 5n$land4 Teaching, learning and assessment strategies Hou will e6#erience a wide ran$e of teac,in$ and learnin$ environments4 "once#ts2 #rinci#les and t,eories are $enerally e6#lored in formal lectures2 #ractised in associated tutorials and demonstrated in la)oratory classes4 >ractical skills are develo#ed in la)oratory2 works,o# or desi$n studio sessions4 "o$nitive and #ersonal skills are develo#ed in more o#en!ended #ro)lem solvin$ and desi$n e6ercises2 often tackled )y workin$ in small $rou#s su##orted )y mem)ers of academic staff4 >ro=ect work is used to )rin$ various as#ects of your course to$et,er so t,at you may develo# an ,olistic a##reciation of t,e su)=ect matter4 (et,ods of /ssessment are similarly varied and your #ro$ress will )e assessed usin$ a mi6 of formal e6aminations2 various tec,nical re#orts2 essays2 oral #resentations and a dissertation4
"dmission re$uirements *ffers are made followin$ detailed consideration of eac, individual a##lication4 (ost im#ortant in t,e decision to offer a #lace is our assessment of a candidate7s #otential to )enefit from t,eir studies and of t,eir a)ility to succeed on t,is #articular course4 5ntrance re?uirements will vary )ut are set after consideration of eac, a##licant7s academic )ack$round and ac,ievements and all ot,er relevant e6#erience4 / ty#ical offer to someone seekin$ entry t,rou$, t,e U"/S sc,eme would )e -.. #oints4 /##lications are welcome from candidates wit, non! standard ?ualifications or w,o2 lackin$ academic ?ualifications2 ,ave si$nificant relevant e6#erience4 "dmissions policy 5ac, year2 we admit a)out -C under$raduates to our E-commerce Technologies #ro$ramme of studies4 For furt,er information2 #lease c,eck t,e University #ros#ectus or contact t,e /dmissions tutor4 ;,e /dmissions *ffice University of Bradford Bradford B<E A<> ;,e /dmissions *ffice Sc,ool of 5n$ineerin$2 <esi$n and ;ec,nolo$y University of Bradford Bradford B<E A<> u$!en$!en?uiriesI)radford4ac4uk ;el+ J Fa6 J (.) A-E -3 C0E K -33DEE (.) A-E -3 AAA

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Student support and guidance ;,is is #rovided )y t,e University and t,e >ro$ramme team4 Hou will )e allocated a >ersonal ;utor w,o is someone wit, w,om you will )e a)le to talk a)out any academic or #ersonal concerns4 However2 all mem)ers of staff are e?ually a##roac,a)le so you will always )e a)le to find a 8friendly face7 wit, w,om you feel comforta)le4 ;,e Sc,ool ,as a system of ,and)ooks2 year tutors and formal staff!student liaison committees so t,at issues are ra#idly dealt wit,4 ;,e University #rovides im#ortant facilities suc, as e6tended access to @i)rary and "om#utin$ services2 counsellin$ and welfare services2 careers advice and a <isa)ility *ffice4 ;,e latter routinely arran$es dysle6ia assessments and a##ro#riate additional time allocation for sittin$ e6aminations4 :e also ,ave a sc,eme to encoura$e F5 students into t,e University4

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%ourse Structure
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;ec,nolo$y (at,ematics A 5n$ineerin$ (at,ematics A 1nformation ;ec,nolo$y >ractical "om#uter /rc,itecture :e) >ro$rammin$ Understandin$ ;ec,nolo$ical *r$anisations <i$ital 5lectronics A ;ec,nolo$y (at,ematics 5n$ineerin$ (at,ematics N/O/ >ro$rammin$ >rofessional Skills *r$anisational 1nformation Systems 5lectronic "ommerce A Structured >ro$rammin$ ;ec,nolo$y *#erations (ana$ement (arketin$ 5lectronic "ommerce *)=ect *riented >ro$rammin$ Usin$ "JJ ;elecommunications Fundamentals <i$ital 5lectronics 1nformation and (ana$ement Systems >rediction2 /ssessment and <evelo#ment of Be,aviour at :ork @an$ua$e *#tion 1nternet (arketin$+ ;ec,nolo$y ' Strate$y :e) Server >ro$rammin$ Financial (ana$ement &rou# <esi$n >ro=ect Statistics :ork Be,aviour and >erformance >roduct 1nnovation @an$ua$e *#tion >ro=ect Financial "ry#to$ra#,y >ro=ect (ana$ement Foundations of "ry#to$ra#,y (o)ile "ommunication Networks Peflections on 1ndustrial >lacement Quality /ssurance ' (ana$ement <ata)ase (ana$ement ' <ecision Su##ort Systems /dvanced Systems >ro$rammin$ "ivil /eros#ace+ ;ec,nolo$y ' Business Service *#erations (ana$ement ' Simulation Pelia)ility 5n$ineerin$ "or#orate Strate$y and 5n$ineerin$ (ana$ement Peal ;ime "om#utin$ and 1nstrumentation Sta$e - Semester A Sta$e - Semester Sta$e 3 Semester A Sta$e 3 Semester -

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Notes to the Curricula A4 -4 /vaila)le as an o#tion only to students undertakin$ t,e four year course wit, a one year industrial trainin$ #lacement4 1n Sta$e A students will )e $iven a dia$nostic test in week A to determine w,ic, of t,e mat,ematics t,reads2 ;ec,nolo$y or 5n$ineerin$ (*L)2 w,ic, t,ey s,ould follow4

;,e contents of t,is >ro$ramme S#ecification may c,an$e2 su)=ect to t,e UniversityQs course and re$ulatory a##roval2 monitorin$ and review #rocedures4

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