14 weeks of teaching consisting of lectures and exercises. Coursework takes the following forms:
• Experimental lab work
• Project work
In project weeks, you are expected to be work independently; there are no lectures or exercise classes. Both teachers and tas will be available for questions in the period via various media, notably on learnit forums and in person at office hours.
The course concludes with project work as follows.
• Based on a set of functional requirements, you will design and implement a prototypical IT system.
• You will conduct a security analysis and devise appropriate security measures for this system.
• You will then swap systems with another group, and carry out a security review of this other group's system.
Information about study structure
For students admitted from Autumn 2014 and later this course is part of the SDT AC track mandatory modules. For SDT DE track the course is part of the specialisation in Web Systems
A11: Written exam on premises; open book exam; 7-scale, external exam.
The duration of the written examination is 4 hours.