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Unit description

Provides students with advanced concepts underlying the design, implementation and management of Internet-based systems. Students will learn about the Internet key technologies and services as well as challenges in managing and securing Internet data ecosystems. Additionally students will perform research on recent advances in the Internet-based data and security technologies.

Unit content

Module 1: Internet architecture and infrastructure
Module 2: Internet key services and applications
Module 3: Cloud computing, virtualisation and data centres
Module 4: Pervasive computing and Internet of Things
Module 5: Issues and challenges in managing Internet data ecosystems and security
Module 6: Design of Internet-based information systems
 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1discuss and assess existing concepts and technologies that underlie the design, implementation and management of Internet-based information systems
2design and implement scalable and secured Internet-based information systems for a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) using modern Internet technologies
3identify and propose solutions to the issues related to managing and securing Internet-based data ecosystems
4evaluate the effect of Big Data and pervasive computing on business from a data and security management perspective
5conduct research and critically evaluate recent advances in Internet-based data and security technologies

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. discuss and assess existing concepts and technologies that underlie the design, implementation and management of Internet-based information systems
  2. design and implement scalable and secured Internet-based information systems for a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) using modern Internet technologies
  3. identify and propose solutions to the issues related to managing and securing Internet-based data ecosystems
  4. evaluate the effect of Big Data and pervasive computing on business from a data and security management perspective
  5. conduct research and critically evaluate recent advances in Internet-based data and security technologies

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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