Internet of Things


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to knowledge obtained in Discrete Mathematics.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge of sensor node architecture
  • Must have knowledge of IoT networking architectures
  • Must have knowledge of operating systems for IoT devices and their respective design issues
  • Must have knowledge of low-range personal area networking standards, like IEEE 802.15 standard, and the associated communication technologies like, Bluetooth Low Energy, ZigBee, Z-wave, etc.
  • Must have knowledge of long-range low-power IoT standards, like LoRa and Sigfox
  • Must have knowledge of different security mechanisms used today for maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and authenticity of the data, sensor nodes and the networks


  • Must have skills to design IoT networks based on requirements
  • Must be able to monitor and manage sensor data
  • Must be able to identify vulnerabilities in the system
  • Must be able to propose efficient techniques for routing and handling of data


  • Must be able to successfully combine hardware, embedded software, and web services and create systems that are interactive and practical
  • Must be able to apply the theories and tools for IoT in specific application areas
  • Must have competencies to set some design rules, protocols for IoT architecture

Type of instruction

Refer to the overview of instruction types listed in ยง 17. The types of instruction for this course are decided according to the current Joint Programme Regulations and directions are decided and given by The Study Board of Electronics and IT.

Notice: This elective course might not be offered if less than 10 students sign up.



Name of examInternet of Things
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleInternet of Things
Module codeESNITCOB6K1N
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design