Upon successful completion of this module, the student will be able to: - define the concepts of privacy and data protection within a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary context; - recognise and evaluate current and future threats to privacy; - outline and evaluate IS professional practice with regard to perceived professional and social responsibilities to employers and data subjects; - research into an area of privacy and or data protection; integrate complex and sometimes conflicting ideas into a coherent analysis that demonstrates integrative, synoptic and analytical skills.