University of Technology Sydney

54065 Digital Futures

8cp; To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring 2021 has been adjusted. Activities scheduled for campus until the 27th of August (inclusive) are being moved online. Timetabled activities for the remainder of the session will be held on campus only if the public health situation permits face-to-face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
Requisite(s): 32 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10050 Digital and Social Media Major OR 32 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10038 Digital and Social Media
Anti-requisite(s): 58339 Digital Futures


Technological change is a given in workplaces of the future and this subject aims to equip students with theoretical and practical tools to remain agile in responding to these inevitable shifts. The subject consolidates students' understanding of how new technologies interact with existing technologically and socially structured environments through exploring how a work-based context might respond to the transformative shifts brought about by the emergence of a new disruptive technology. Students design and prototype solutions to a problem-based scenario including gaining experience in presenting to clients and workplace management, advocating design solutions and building a business case.

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