TTM4548 - Digital Business, Law and Regulation, Specialization Course


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 100/100 1 hours E

Course content

The course consists of the following three main topics: Digital businesses, digital law, and regulations. Digital businesses focuses on the new digital business models and how digital companies earn money. The course also discusses the socio-technical aspects of these business models. Digital law explains the legal aspects of digital services, focusing on the current laws and regulations. Moreover, the course explains how governments regulate digital companies, in particular the tech gigants.

Learning outcome

A. Knowledge:
1) To get a profound understanding of digital businesses
2) To get a profound understanding of digital law and regulations

B. Skills:
1) To be able to analyze digital businesses

C. General competence
1) To be able to develop and present an academic topic

Learning methods and activities

The course is conducted as a combination of lectures, presentations, and essay. Details will be published at the beginning of the term.

Compulsory assignments

  • Presentation
  • Essay

Further on evaluation

The course is evaluated based on an oral exam, which counts 100% of the final grade. Two mandatory activities must be passed to get access to the exam: (1) oral presentation on a given paper and (2) a written essay based on topics from the course.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Given at semester start

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 8

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Telematics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Information Security and Communication Technology



Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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