Introduction to Information Ethics for Big Data Science 803

Module code MIT 803
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

The focus in this module is on Information Ethics and its place within the disciplines of Ethics and Philosophy. The following topics will be covered: Information Ethics and PAPAS (privacy, accuracy, property, access, security); Information ethics and the life cycle of big data; Information ethical dilemmas within big data in different disciplines, e.g. science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), health sciences, economics and management sciences, social sciences and the humanities; and Case studies.

Module credits 5.00
NQF Level 09
Contact time 5 contact hours
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of Information Technology
Period of presentation Quarter 1

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