Course, master’s level
15 credits
Malmö | daytime | 50%
1 September 2025 - 18 January 2026
Code for the course: DA640E

About the course

The course provides a general overview of the Internet of Things (IoT). This includes technical knowledge as well as knowledge of the opportunities and risks associated with the technology.

This course is offered as part of programme:

Course content

- Sensors, actuators and wireless sensor networks
- Microprocessor technology for IoT devices (edge computing)
- Relevant network and communication technologies, such as WiFi, ZigBee and Bluetooth
- Security risks related to IoT
- Privacy issues related to IoT
- Mobile systems for IoT
- Platforms and cloud-based solutions for IoT
- Service design for IoT
- Key application areas for the IoT, such as ‘smart homes’, ‘smart cities’, ‘mobile health’ and ‘industry 4.0’, and their relation to the global goals for sustainable development.

Entry requirements

- Bachelor of Science in Engineering (at least 180 credits) or a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related fields such as computer engineering, computer and information science, software engineering, informatics, telecommunications or electrical engineering.
- At least 15 credits in programming.
- Equivalent of English 6 in secondary school.

Course literature

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