ICT Services: Design and Architectures


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds upon knowledge obtained in the first semester project.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about how to include the users in the design process of ICT services from initial requirement analysis phases to the final test, validation and deployment part
  • Must have knowledge about privacy and computer ethics in ICT service design
  • Must have knowledge about ICT services design focusing on Machine learning, access control and / or governance issues


  • Must be able to design and develop a concrete ICT service taking into account computer ethics and “privacy by design” / “privacy by default” principles
  • Must be able to design and develop service architectures including distributed resources and personal data
  • Must be able develop a concrete ICT service or solution, either as a conceptual design or as a working prototype, including one or more of the following elements:
    • Addressing the needs of citizens on a national or cross-border level and ICT governance aspects
    • Machine learning theories and algorithms
    • Controlled exposure of protected resources and interfaces with access control


  • Must have competencies in using a critical approach when assessing the potential of technologies and businesses in ICT design
  • Must have the competency to critically assess the use of ICT in services and service architectures, considering ethical, legal and privacy implications
  • Must have competencies in discussing the governance aspects of service design, either as core element of services design when the focus is on conceptual design or as a related issue if the focus is on prototyping

Type of instruction

Project work


Prerequisite for enrollment for the exam

  • An approved PBL competency profile is a prerequisite for participation in the project exam


Name of examICT Services: Design and Architectures
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleIKT services: Design og arkitekturer
Module codeESNICTEK2P3N
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


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