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TJ095070 TJJ7 IS and Ethics as a research field 8 ECTS
Organised by
Information Systems Science
Person in charge
Kai Kimppa

Learning outcomes

The course participants should know the main fields of research on IS and ethics, and be able contribute to the research in the field as well as be able to work in the field individually and as experts in offering their services to organisations.


The course introduces the concepts of IT and ethics, ethics by design and responsible research and innovation. Special challenges of doing research at the intersection between IS, IT, ethics, and social responsibility research are being discussed. Being able to analyse information systems projects from an ethical perspective, using tools such as stakeholder analysis, ethics by design and responsible research and innovation or responsible innovation in either government organisations or in companies are explored. Ethical theories from deontology, virtue ethics and utilitarianism to others relevant to the student are used to reflect the applied questions raised by information systems.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English

Essay TJ095071 TJJ7 IS and Ethics as a research field, essay, 2 cr.
Literature exam TJ095072 TJJ7 IS and Ethics as a research field, literature, 2 cr.
Conference presentation TJ095073 TJJ7 IS and Ethics as a research field, conference presentation, 2 cr.
Seminar and review activities TJ095074 TJJ7 IS and Ethics as a research field, seminar and review activities, 2 cr.


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Belongs to following study modules

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Doctoral courses in Information Systems Science (Information Systems Science)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Management and Organisation
Information Systems Science
Information Systems Science
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