Ethics and Profession in Information Technology

7.5 credits

The course will give an insight into the meaning of a professional and morale behaviour in relation to information technology. Also some ethical theories as well as moral problems within informatics are discussed from a global point of view. International organizations professional codes of ethics and aspects of integrity, privacy, I P R and spam will be analysed. Teachingconsists of lectures, seminars and practical work is carried out in groups with some mandatory activities. Assessment is performed in written examination and in presentations.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!