Internet Services and Governance

2023/2024

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objectives:

The student shall have knowledge about the economics of provision of electronic communication services and infrastructures.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge about e-government services and citizen access
  • Must have knowledge about the techno-economics of Internet infrastructures
  • Must be able to demonstrate insight into governance structures of the Internet
  • Must have knowledge about convergence and its impact on regulation and governance
  • Must have knowledge about regulation of competition, user access, and scarce resources
  • Must have knowledge about Internet organisations and the standardization process for internet technologies
  • Must have knowledge about network neutrality, unbundling and vertical separation of Internet infrastructures
  • Must have knowledge about consumer rights issues in relation to provision of Internet services

Skills

  • Must be able to analyse the economic and technological conditions which influence governance and market structure of electronic communication infrastructures
  • Must be able to apply economic theory for analysis of market conditions for provision of Internet services
  • Must be able to analyse the role of data protection and privacy in provision of public and private internet services
  • Must be able to analyse the digital transformation of the public sector and policy issues involved in this process.

Competences

  • Must be able to discuss and evaluate Internet policies at the national and international level
  • Must be able to demonstrate development of his/her knowledge, understanding, and ability to make use of socio-economic methods within the fields of Internet services and governance

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed at the start of ┬ž17;┬áStructure and contents of the programme.

Exam

Exams

Name of examInternet Services and Governance
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
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-services og regulering
Module codeESNICTEK3K9N
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship)
Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design