GE2313 - Global IT Case Studies

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 3: Science and Technology
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24, Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course helps technical and non-technical students to be creative innovators in the use of technology to solve real-world problems. This course focuses on smart city, its related technologies, and its benefits to citizens. Through case studies, students gain a better insight on different computing technologies and how they can be used to address social needs. The course will broaden students' understanding of current state-of-the-art in computing and future trends, as well as various needs of society that can be addressed through innovative use of technology. Subject areas to be covered may include smart energy, environment, waste, government, community, transportation, building/homes, public health, safety, etc. This course will be useful for students from any discipline and will give insights to the value of technology across industries from a global point of view as well as issues related to their ethical use.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
^ For a student to pass the course, at least 30% of the maximum mark for the examination must be obtained.
Detailed Course Information


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