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Internet of Things PG (11513.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology



The growing collection of cyber-physical systems commonly known as the Internet of Things (IoT) is the future of the internet. This ubiquitous network of physical devices and other embedded systems integrating sensors, actuators and layers of software interconnected through various communication networks offer unparalleled opportunities of growth. From smart fridges, to intelligent surveillance systems to connected vehicles and smart infrastructure, the possibilities of this new technology are unbounded. In this unit, students will gain practical and theoretical understanding of the underlying technologies including Embedded Systems, Microcontrollers and Hardware programming.

This unit will be co-taught with 11511 Internet of Things (UG).

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Understand the industry;

2. Apply principles and techniques in varied application domains related to IT and Engineering;

3. Formulate solutions to solve problems related to the fields of IoT and Embedded Systems;

4. Evaluate the current practice and predict future trends; and

5. Demonstrate conversance in key soft skills, such as communication, analysis and inquiry, problem solving, independent and group working, professionalism and social responsibility.

Contact Hours

Two hour lecture and 2 hour laboratory on campus per week.


10096 Introduction to Computer Engineering G



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11511 Internet of Things (UG)

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