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E-Commerce in Retailing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The E-Commerce in Retailing  programme offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology addresses contemporary retail management needs that reflect the rapidly changing economic and technological environment. It aims to provide a broad technologically informed business education for future retail managers that reflects the changing needs of the sector.
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The E-Commerce in Retailing degree offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology responds to a changing digital and social media influenced retail landscape and was developed in the context of: 

  • The changing nature of retailing resulting from the impact of Social, Mobile, Analytic and Cloud (SMAC) technologies  
  • The demand for graduates demonstrably equipped to work in connected, collaborative electronic retailing environments
  • The need for retail graduates with advanced social media, platform, and design skills
  • The scarcity of retail/business graduates with advanced technological competences

Career Opportunities

It is envisaged that graduates of the BSc in E-Commerce in Retailing will have a distinct workplace positioning in relation to graduates from general business and computer science programmes in the leveraging of specialist retail knowledge and technological knowhow. The opportunities for those completing this degree will be in a different field to other business disciplines in management and marketing, one in which there is high demand for online competency, skills and knowledge specific technological retailer issues.Typical jobs envisaged which will be filled by the graduates in the BSc in E-Commerce in Retailing are shown below.
  • E-Commerce Manager/E-Commerce Project Manager
  • Online Category Manager
  • UX Designer/UI Designer
  • Website Designer/ Website Analyst
  • Website Content Manager
  • E-Commerce Technologist
  • Mobile Marketing Manager/Digital Marketing Manager
  • Social Media Manager

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finance
  • Marketing & Market Research
  • Economics
  • Retail Management
  • Retail Analytics
  • Retail Marketing
  • Geographical Information Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3819 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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