​​CSS3613 – Ethics and Professionalism

Course Description

To provide the students the understanding of responsibilities and ethical issues in the working environment, risks and liabilities, and intellectual property so that they are able to develop the software without violating legality.

​Content Outline of the Course/Module:

  • Introduction to Cyber Ethics
  • Ethical Concepts and Ethical Theories
  • ​Professional Responsibility
  • ​Code of Ethics
  • ​Software Safety
  • ​Computer Security
  • Intellectual Property
  • ​Infringement of Copyright
  • ​International Cybercrime
  • ​Regulation and Control of Personal Information
  • ​Regulation Commerce and Speech in Cyberspace
  • Global Information Ethics

Course Outcome

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Analyse impact of technology on everyday life and ethical issues associated with them.
  • Identify ethical and professional values when given case study on real life situation.
  • Demonstrate the underlying concepts of both technology and ethical behaviour.

Subject Area


Course Director

Associate Professor Dr. Bakri Madon

​​​​​Teaching-learning Methods ​Assessment Methods
Lecture Assignment, Progress Test, Final Examination
Tutorial Assignment
Student-centered Learning Assignment, Presentation
Group Discussion Assignment, Presentation