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


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