The unit elaborates a wide range of ethical and privacy issues and concepts in the ICT field. The unit introduces topical and controversial issues related to computing ethics and privacy problems.Content includes: the role of a computing professional; understanding how computers impact on society; information privacy concepts as applied to the management of information systems; different industry policies; mechanisms for implementing these policies; codes of ethics; social issues of privacy; intellectual property.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Reading material will be provided by the unit coordinator and will be appropriate to the topic under investigation.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):