IT Technology, 2nd semester

Semester Programme

For the exchange student interested in developing an electronically smart future.

Exchange Programme

Target Group

Students with a background in the 1st semester at an IT technology education.

A high degree of understanding and skills within the following subjects are required:

  • C and Python programming.
  • Electronics.
  • Project management.
  • Embedded systems.
  • Computer Networking.

Please see the curriculum for the IT Technology education and the description on ucl.dk.

Purpose

Overall, the aim is to be able to build an IoT system end to end. Including data acquisition, physical system control, data transport over a network and storing and presentation of date to an API or possibly a website.

Bettina Lynn Szweda International Coordinator

Teaching Methods

The lecturing is a combination of on class lectures, course work, lab work, teamwork and presentations, online lectures (corona) and working with companies if possible.

Conditions

All obligatory learning activities must have been approved and the 1st year exam passed.

Tuition Fee

Not applicable for EU/EEA-students and exchange students from partner institutions, all other students must pay. In this case, please send an e-mail to international@ucl.dk to learn more.  

Activity 1

Type of Activity

Course

Name

Project 

ECTS

5

Workload

27 hours per ECTS point. Including lectures, teamwork, homework and preparation.

Learning Outcome

The subject element includes innovation, project management, finance, quality and resource management, the advice and consultancy function, documentation and communication.

At a basic level:

Knowledge

The student possesses knowledge and understanding of:

  • what innovation is and how innovative methods are used in problem solving;
  • project management of IT development projects;
  • how a business is organized, including which sections direct the business and how its economy can be described overall;
  • quality and resource management as part of a development project and as part of the management of the maintenance of IT operations;
  • The advice and consultancy function, when an IT specialist is called upon to understand and meet customer requirements.

Skills

The student is able to:

  • communicate orally and in writing with both professionals and customers;
  • use innovative customer requirement-focused problem-solving methods.

Competencies

The student is able to:

  • undertake customer assignments so as to translate customer requirements into secure solutions;
  • undertake planning, manage the student’s own technical tasks and take part in projects;
  • in a structured setting, acquire skills and new competencies in the understanding of businesses and customers’ use of IT.

 

Activity 2

Type of Activity

Course

Name

Embedded Systems, part 2

ECTS

9

Workload

27 hours per ECTS point. Including lectures, teamwork, homework and preparation.

Learning Outcome

The subject component includes signal handling, component technology, communications, Internet of Things technologies, protocols, interfacing, selection and use of embedded systems and components in integrated solutions.

The subject area is generally concerned with the design, development, testing, documentation and communication of secure, sustainable solutions.

At a basic level:

Knowledge

The student possesses knowledge and understanding of:

  • communications and interface equipment in general, and how it is applied in selected solutions;
  • electronic modules in overview, and how selected modules are constructed;
  • protocols, including communication protocols, their structure and what the differences and application options are;
  • Internet of Things technologies, their structure in general and selected solutions in more detail;
  • technical mathematics applied to the subject area as needed to understand electronics and/or communications;
  • operating systems, their characteristics and uses;
  • signal handling in a general sense, and how it is used and incorporated in solutions.

Skills

The student is able to:

  • select, adapt and apply embedded systems and components in secure, sustainable solutions;
  • construct and use test systems;
  • document and communicate tasks and solutions using embedded components and systems.

Competencies

The student is able to:

  • undertake analysis, needs analysis, design, development and testing of secure embedded and sustainable solutions;
  • undertake analysis, diagnosis, testing and maintenance of the technology involved in work with electronic systems, taking account of financial, environmental and quality requirements;
  • acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in the subject area.

Learning objective is also achieving basic skills in electronics analysis, design, building. Testing and integration with IoT systems.

 

Activity 3

Type of Activity

Course

Name

Network Technology part 2

ECTS

9

Workload

27 hours per ECTS point. Including lectures, teamwork, homework and preparation.

Learning Outcome

The subject component includes network and server technologies, operating systems, network security and communications, including protocols and services. The subject area also includes the design and use of networks and network-based/cloud solutions. The work is generally concerned with the design, development, testing, documentation and communication of secure, sustainable solutions.

Knowledge

The student possesses knowledge and understanding of:

  • network and server technologies in general, and the difference between physical and virtual technologies;
  • operating systems and the differences between different systems;
  • data handling, including security;
  • network security, including different products;
  • communication protocols and their application on different architectures.

Skills

The student is able to:

  • use network technology and hardware in the design, planning and implementation of complex, secure, sustainable network solutions;
  • use network technology and services for the administration, operation and monitoring of complex network solutions;
  • communicate and document network tasks and solutions;
  • use tools and equipment in the design, development and testing of the solutions.

Competencies

The student is able to:

  • undertake analysis, needs assessment, design, development and testing of secure network solutions;
  • undertake planning and quality assurance of the student’s own network and server technology-related tasks;
  • acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in the field of network and server technologies;
  • take part in practice-oriented development processes.

 

Activity 4

Type of Activity

Course

Name

Programming, part 2

ECTS

7

Workload

27 hours per ECTS point. Including lectures, teamwork, homework and preparation.

Learning Outcome

The subject component includes signal handling, component technology, communications, Internet of Things technologies, protocols, interfacing, selection and use of embedded systems and components in integrated solutions.

The subject area is generally concerned with the design, development, testing, documentation and communication of secure, sustainable solutions.

Knowledge

The student possesses knowledge and understanding of:

  • communications and interface equipment in general, and how it is applied in selected solutions;
  • electronic modules in overview, and how selected modules are constructed;
  • protocols, including communication protocols, their structure and what the differences and application options are;
  • Internet of Things technologies, their structure in general and selected solutions in more detail;
  • technical mathematics applied to the subject area as needed to understand electronics and/or communications;
  • operating systems, their characteristics and uses;
  • signal handling in a general sense, and how it is used and incorporated in solutions.

Skills

The student is able to:

  • select, adapt and apply embedded systems and components in secure, sustainable solutions;
  • construct and use test systems;
  • document and communicate tasks and solutions using embedded components and systems.

Competencies

The student is able to:

  • undertake analysis, needs analysis, design, development and testing of secure embedded and sustainable solutions;
  • undertake analysis, diagnosis, testing and maintenance of the technology involved in work with electronic systems, taking account of financial, environmental and quality requirements;
  • acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in the subject area

In order to complete the module and obtain a certificate, the student has to pass the second part of the 1st year exam.