HIT Motto
School of Business and Management Sciences - E-Commerce

About HIT

The Bachelor of Technology in E-Commerce Degree Programme provides a unique opportunity to learn about and understand the fundamental issues of electronic commerce and the real opportunities of doing business in an increasingly networked global environment. This programme transforms a student into an electronic business authority, tapping from the disciplines of computing sciences, accounting, marketing, technopreneurship and business management with an understanding of the impact of emerging technologies on individuals, organisations and industries.

Programme Objectives

Upon completion of the programme, graduates should be able to:

Entry Qualifications

Entry qualifications for acceptance into this program are at least 2 ‘A’ Level passes which should include one of the following: Mathematics, Accounting or Computer Science and any other subject(s) from the following: Business Studies, Economics, Physics or any relevant commercial subjects.

OR a relevant ND or HND

Candidates must comply with section 3.0 of the General Regulations.

Graduate Competences

The graduate should be able to:

Graduate attributes

Career Prospects

The graduate with a Bachelor of Technology (Honours) Degree in E-Commerce is prepared to enter the business world with skills in using the Internet to sell products and services. Below is a list of careers a student can become:

Programme Structure

This is a full time programme of study at degree level that is structured to be delivered over four years. The programme integrates business practices and internet technology. It is a practical oriented programme with most courses having a practical component. In the practical sessions the students will be able to integrate the concepts, tools and techniques learned in their coursework to analyze, design and deploy Internet and web-based solutions in E-commerce. Students should master web design and web dynamics of each core course.

Each academic year, with the exception of year 3, is divided into two semesters, with each semester being fifteen weeks in duration. Year 3 is an internship of at least thirty (30) weeks or one academic year where students gain practical experience in the relevant industry.

For year 1, 2 and 4, each academic year normally commences in August and is concluded in May of the following calendar year.