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Curricular information is subject to change
On the successful completion of the module, you will be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the economic, political, environmental and community context for Smart Cities;
• Demonstrate and understanding of the key elements underpinning the definition and development of a Smart City;
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of citizen science initiatives as a result of practical applications.
1. Introduce the basic concepts and principles of Smart City – Smart Environment, Smart Economy, Smart Governance, Smart Mobility, Smart People and Smart Living
2. Provide exposure to real-life projects in the area of Smart Cities both at a national and international levels
3. Provide different perspectives on the core elements of a Smart City by facilitating discussions with invited lectures with a wide range of expertise from industry, research laboratories and academic institutions
4. Become familiar with various Smart Cities topics and examples of how they have been implemented in practice.
5. Become part of a real-life smart citizen initiative as part of a group project
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Computer Aided Lab||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: multiple answers or short answers test||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: essays on site visits or invited lectures||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: group project using sensors||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Presentation: group presentation of the project||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Mr Niall Buckley||Tutor|