Special Topic in Information Technology

 

Course title   

Special Topic in Information Technology          

Course Codes          

IT8420 / IT8411

Level  

8

Status            

Elective

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

Programme Manager approval

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet, Online

Co-requisites

None

Duration

1 trimester

           

Aim

To enable students to understand the underlying principles of a specific topic relating to information and communications technology, apply the underlying principles and concepts to the identification and solution of unstructured problems in unfamiliar settings, research the topic and evaluate and implement novel methods of solving problems related to the topic.

 

Course content

Background, underlying principles, major concepts, business, technical and social implications, technological solution

                       

Learning objectives

  1. Critically analyse the background and underlying principles of the major concepts of the topic.
  2. Research and critically evaluate aspects of the topic.
  3. Critically assess the business, technical and social implications of the topic.
  4. Design and implement an appropriate technological solution to an unstructured problem or problems related to the topic.

 

 

 

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