About the course

The course has three primary purposes:

  • The student develops and deepens his or her knowledge of research methods relevant to the subject area.
  • The student develops knowledge of analysing, visualising and using empirical data, both in research and in other applications.
  • The student develops knowledge about the effective communication of results to different target groups in different contexts and forms.

Course content

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent of at least 180 credits in the subject of computer science or related and relevant subjects. Examples of such subjects include informatics, computer and information science, information systems, interaction design, human-computer interaction and media technology.
  2. At least 15 credits in programming, system development or equivalent.
  3. Knowledge equivalent to English 6 at the Swedish upper secondary level
  4. At least a passing grade in the course Designing and Evaluating Innovation

Course literature

Course evaluation

The University provides students who are taking or have completed a course with the opportunity to share their experiences of and opinions about the course in the form of a course evaluation that is arranged by the University. The University compiles the course evaluations and notifies the results and any decisions regarding actions brought about by the course evaluations. The results shall be kept available for the students. (HF 1:14).