The aim of this module is to promote awareness of legal and regulatory issues which affect you as information systems professionals; to introduce the professional bodies of relevance to you, and to encourage debate on some of the major issues of concern to the information systems world.
- legislation and regulations of relevance to the information systems professional – for example data protection, copyright and computer misuse
- professional responsibilities, professional societies and codes of practice – for example those of the BCS
- contemporary issues relating to information capability management
- history of computing
This short course is a module from the Information Capability Management (ICM) PgCert, PgDip, MSc course.
Keeping courses up-to-date and current requires constant innovation and change. The modules currently offered in connection with this MSc reflect the needs of our business however they may change or be withdrawn due to research developments, legislation changes or for a variety of other reasons, depending on the year of entry. Changes may also be designed to improve the student learning experience or to respond to feedback from students, external examiners, accreditation bodies and industrial advisory panels.