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MIS213 - Business on the Internet

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MSC244
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

L Nguyen (Trimester 1), B Fraunholz (Trimester 3)

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin


The Web is a critical component in any modern organisation.  This unit provides students with an understanding of how a business can exploit the Internet's capabilities in a business-to-consumer context.  It also develops students' skills in designing, evaluating and using websites as a means of revenue generation and marketing communication.  Further, it introduces students to the legal, ethical and security concerns which must be taken into account when businesses utilise the Web.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Assignment - Practical Project (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 5 students) - Assignment - Practical project (3000 words) - 30%

Examination - 2 hours - 50%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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