Core Module Information
Module title: IoT Design and Security

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CSN09415
Module leader: Brian Davison
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering

A basic background in computer systems hardware and programming (ideally Python). The equivalent of SCQF 07 in these areas. - Advanced Higher or HND Computing.

Description of module content:

The nature of IoT systems
IoT systems security vulnerabilities
Tools and techniques for IoT systems design and development
Microprocessor programming
Selecting and using hardware sensors
Transmission and aggregation of IoT data
Visualisation and use of IoT data in software systems

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Analyse the requirements and synthesise a design using the IoT technologies
LO2: Design and implement IoT systems
LO3: Critically assess the potential security vulnerabilities of IoT systems and recommend countermeasures

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Brian Davison
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 21
Independent Learning Guided independent study 177.5
Face To Face CL_TST 1.5
Total Study Hours201
Expected Total Study Hours for Module201

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Class Test 40 1,3 14/15 HOURS= 1.5, WORDS= 0
Report 60 1, 2 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
CSN09415: IoT Design and Security