- Ethics and professionalism, including the philosophical foundations of professional ethics
- Formal codes of ethics and codes of conduct and their impact on the work and behaviour of ICT professionals
- Understanding industry drivers, ICT trends within industries and interconnectedness between industries focusing on Australian industry
- Professionals' roles and responsibilities, professional work behaviours and attitudes including a focus on the structure of ICT work
- Business compliance imperatives and the implications for ICT professionals
- Issues in both employee and contractor relationships, including responsibilities and management issues involved in providing IT contracting services
- Social impacts of ICT, including understanding the impacts of ICT on end-users & consumers(with an emphasis on privacy, security & copyright matters)
- Life-long learning and career development as it relates to sound professional practice
- Assignment 1 - Individual (20-30%) (0%)
- Assignment 2 - Group (30-50%) (0%)
- Assignment 3 - Group and Individual (10-20%) (0%)
- Assignment 4 - Individual (20-30%) (0%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
The subject aims to assist students in identifying and understanding issues relating to the personal and organisational application of ICT with particular emphasis on ethics and privacy.
Students will develop a sense of professional responsibility through exploring professional codes of ethics articulated by professional accrediting bodies.
Students will explore a range of social, legal, ethical and business issues that ICT professionals face in their careers.