Programme/Approved Electives for 2020/21
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The module equips students with the knowledge of a variety of IoT technologies applied to different industries. The students will understand advanced communications, data analytics and security issues involved in IoT systems and evaluate their applicability for different types of problems.The module develops the following Keele Graduate attributes:3. Information literacy: the ability to locate, evaluate and synthesise large amounts of frequently conflicting information, ideas and data.4. The ability to creatively solve problems using a range of different approaches and techniques, and to determine which techniques are appropriate for the issue at hand.6. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written and verbal forms for different purposes and to a variety of audiences.
The module aims to equip students with practical and theoretical knowledge of IoT technologies and their applications in a variety of industries.The students will be able to critically evaluate and apply knowledge of IoT technologies to different types of practical applications.
Intended Learning Outcomes
critically evaluate the appropriateness of communications technologies to meet different IoT application requirements: 1,2critically evaluate the appropriateness of data analytics technologies to meet different IoT application requirements: 1,2demonstrate and apply knowledge of the IoT vertical markets and connected ecosystems: 1,2critically assess the security and privacy issues in a range of IoT applications: 1,2demonstrate and apply knowledge of some of the latest technological advances in IoT such as blockchain: 1,2
22 hours lectures;10 hours seminars/tutorials4 hours in class presentation assessment114 hours independent learning.
1: Assignment weighted 85%
Description of Module Assessment
Written ReportA comprehensive report (3000 words) on a typical IoT application in a specific industry, critically evaluating technologies used for communications, data analytics, security, and market implications.2: Presentation weighted 15%
Individual PresentationA recorded 8-minute individual presentation, played during a group seminar, with 2 minute Q & A session; the content is based on the report.