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SC2201 - Technology and Innovation 3

[Not offered in 2020]

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

In this technology and innovation subject, students will complete three compulsory modules, and will choose an additional three optional modules. The three compulsory modules are creative entrepreneurship, technology & ethics, and statistics for innovation. The entrepreneurship module explores creative strategies and new trends in designing, launching and running start-ups. The ethics module will give students basic understandings of the ethical implications of progress in everyday life and teaches them how to be critical in the wake of advancing technologies. The statistics for innovation module will provide a basic understanding of statistics which will help inventors understand the degree of certainty pertaining to their inventions, the improvements they will have and the claims they are making about their inventions and prototypes.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate the ethical implications of specific technologies;
  • employ critical thinking skills in statistical applications;
  • demonstrate skills in the design, execution and reporting of statistical data.

Subject Assessment

  • assessment details to be confirmed (67%)
  • assignments (33%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.