Module Catalogues

Digital Transformation for Smart Cities

Module Title Digital Transformation for Smart Cities
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2023/24
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

The module provides students with a critical understanding of the importance of Smart Cities and the digital transformations that are taking place within them. It enables students to analyse decisions and opportunities available within the newly developing Smart City from an entrepreneurial and innovation perspective.

Learning outcomes

A Demonstrate a critical understanding of issues associated with the Digital Transformation of Smart Cities B Synthesise digital transformation ideas and principles in an integrated manner and apply them critically to Smart City development C Analyse and evaluate digital transformation issues at different levels and then produce strategies to cope with them. D Communicate transformation ideas of Smart Cities to a specialist and non-specialist audience

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be taught through a combination of key lectures and seminars. In addition, students will be required to work in study groups to analyse developments in Smart Cities and the opportunities for entrepreneurship. Guest lecturers will be invited to discuss their own initiatives where appropriate.