This module focuses on advanced topics in information systems. Based on the introduction (Computational Thinking) core concepts of information systems and current trends in information technology are discussed to provide a deeper understanding of the digital world.

Learning outcomes

Computational Thinking II enables participants to understand topics in information systems which are relevant in our everyday life. The pervasiveness of information technology in our professional and private lives increases the need to understand how these systems work and how they can be used in a secure way.

Students in this module will learn about the following topics: 

  • Security and Encryption
  • Networking
  • Cloud-, Grid-, and Edge-Computing
  • Graphical User Interfaces and Web Applications
  • Databases
  • Internet of Things and Industry 4.0