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Data Protection and Data Security

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLS4203
Type: Optional obligatory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: T-LT 2013
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 3 (2015-2016)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Hartman, Tuula
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2015-2016

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
13T-LT-2O2016-01-04 – 2016-04-29Marika Teirfolk-NaarmalaFinnish2015-12-07 – 2016-01-10

Learning Outcomes

The student will understand the difference between the public and the private sector. The student will require a view of proceedings of processing personal data.
The course will give the student a basic knowledge in the legislation of Data protection and Data Safety.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 80 hours
- in which scheduled studies: 40 hours
- in which autonomous studies: 40 hours
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Previous knowledge not needed.


The legal issues related to Data protection and understanding the consequences of breach of Data protection. Realization of Data safety as internal rules of the organization and the form of practical proceedings .Rights and duties of a private person.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material informed by the lecturer at the beginning of the course.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, project learning, group works, self-studies and presentations

Assessment Criteria

1 The student recognises and understands the essential theories, principles and methods. He/she recognises the area of expertise in his/her field.

3 The student can utilize essential consepts in a single assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based. He/she recognises the area of expertise in his/her field.

5 The student can give reasons for solutions made when acting in tasks of an expert. He/she can recognise development needs in the field.

Assessment Methods

Project report and a written assignment 40% and a written exam 60%.