Ethics and Profession in Information Technology

7.5 credits

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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.


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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