CSC-40056 - The Internet of Things
Coordinator: Zhong Fan Tel: +44 1782 7 33436
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733075

Programme/Approved Electives for 2021/22

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

none

Description for 2021/22


Aims
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: 1,2
critically evaluate the appropriateness of data analytics technologies to meet different IoT application requirements: 1,2
demonstrate and apply knowledge of the IoT vertical markets and connected ecosystems: 1,2
critically assess the security and privacy issues in a range of IoT applications: 1,2
demonstrate and apply knowledge of some of the latest technological advances in IoT such as blockchain: 1,2

Study hours

22 hours lectures;
10 hours seminars/tutorials
4 hours in class presentation assessment
114 hours independent learning.

School Rules

none

Description of Module Assessment

1: Assignment weighted 85%
Written Report
A 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 Presentation
A recorded 8-minute individual presentation, played during a group seminar, with 2 minute Q & A session; the content is based on the report.