MAS Internet of Things 2019

Information

Period

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60 ECTS credits
380 Teaching hours
Annual

Language

English

Format

Blended learning

Contact

Location

Genève

Registration

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Modules can be followed individually

Fees:

CHF 17'500.-
CHF 1’800.- per individual module
 

Objectives

  • Master the fundamentals of IoT with cutting edge experts from the European research and industry ecosystem
  • Develop complex skills and expertise combining academic knowledge and methodology with business expertise
  • Encourage the pooling of experience and knowledge between peers and with stakeholders to develop innovative approaches
  • Build a professional network in the area

Audience

Chief technology officer, member of direction or manager in charge of defining the technological strategy of his company, civil servant in charge of smart cities planning, deployment and maintenance, director of information systems, project manager with IoT, research and innovation manager, business and production manager, engineer with several years of experience

Learning outcomes

  • Master strategic and holistic view of the Internet of Things encompassing technological, societal and business dimensions
  • Develop an innovative, interdisciplinary and holistic approach
  • Identify critical issues and solutions related to Internet of Things strategy design and implementation
  • Acquire a holistic view and a sound understanding of the Internet of Things ecosystems and deployments
  • Capacity to lead Internet of Things strategies, projects, implementation and deployments
  • Acquire a comprehensive view and understanding of emerging technologies and trends in the Internet of Things ecosystems and industry
  • Capacity to handle related issues such as user-acceptance, security, privacy and business modelling

Programme

  • Overview of IoT Landscape, Evolution and Trends
  • IoT Hardware, Enablers and Sensor Networks
  • IoT Architectures and Main IoT Platforms
  • IoT Communication, Interoperability and Standards
  • IoT Networks, IPv6 and Scalability
  • Designing and Deploying IoT in Enterprises
  • IoT Security
  • IoT Privacy and Personal Data Protection
  • IoT Information Management System
  • IoT Market, Value Creation and Business Models
  • Smart Cities and other IoT Application Domains
  • IoTathon - Use-case Design and Deployment Exercise
  • Summer school in cooperation with a European IoT Summer School (or Seminars)
  • Mater Thesis

Director(s)

Prof. Dimitri KONSTANTAS, Computer Science Centre (CUI), University of Geneva and Sébastien ZIEGLER, IoT Forum & Mandat International

Coordinator(s)

Prof. Dimitri KONSTANTAS, University of Geneva

Partnership

IoT Forum, Mandat International
The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to be the next major technological wave, with over 50 billion connected devices by 2020, over 14 trillion US$ economic value creation by 2022, and major gains in efficiency for the industry and public administrations.

This Master and Certificates in Advanced Studies on the Internet of Things (MAS-IoT) have been tailored for professionals and future professionals in this domain. The programs are co-organized by the University of Geneva, the IoT Forum and Mandat International.

They will be taught by top European experts from the research and industry to deliver a comprehensive education on the Internet of Things.

The programs will leverage on European research projects, industries and experts to deliver a comprehensive education on the Internet of Things with invited Professors and experts from various European universities and research centres, to provide a cutting edge education on the Internet of Things.

Description

  • Overview IoT Landscape, Evolution and Trends
  • IoT Hardware, Enablers and Sensor Networks
  • IoT Architectures and Main IoT Platforms

Description

  • IoT Communication, Interoperability and Standards
  • IoT Networks, IPv6 and Scalability
  • Designing and Deploying IoT Enterprises

Description

  • IoT Security
  • IoT Privacy and Personal Data Protection
  • IoT Information Management System

Description

  • IoT Market, Value Creation and Business Models
  • Smart Cities and other IoT Application Domains
  • IoTathon – Use-case Design and Deployment Exercise

Assessment

Each module will be evaluated through personal or group work and/or examination tests.
The Master thesis will comprise an assessed written work.
Each module will be evaluated by the participants in order to identify potential improvements.

Diploma awarded

Participants who successfully complete the programme of the MAS will be awarded the Master of Advanced Studies in Internet of Things / Maîtrise universitaire d’études avancées en Internet of Things delivered by the University of Geneva. It equates to 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits.

Participants who successfully complete the programme of the CAS will be awarded:
Certificate of Advanced Studies in IoT Fundamentals /Certificat de formation continue en Fondamentaux de IdO
Certificate of Advanced Studies in IoT Networks and Standards / Certificat de formation continue en Réseaux et standards de IdO
Certificate of Advanced Studies in IoT Security and Privacy / Certificat de formation continue en Sécurité et confidentialité de IdO and/or
Certificate of Advanced Studies in IoT Applications / Certificat de formation continue en Applications de IdO Delivered by the Centre universitaire d’informatique (CUI) of the University of Geneva.

Each CAS equates to 12 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits.

Admission criteria

  • At least Bachelor’s or master’s degree;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Ability to speak and write in English.

Number of participants

From 10 to 22 participants

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