About the course

The purpose of the course is for the student to further develop knowledge, understanding, and skills needed to work with problems in the field of computer science in a scientific way. This includes the ability to independently plan, perform and present a project that represents a contribution to current research in the area. The student's knowledge of research methodology shall also be applied in the choice of scientific method and thesis writing.

This course is offered as part of a programme:

Computer Science: Applied Data Science, Master's Program (Two-Year)

Course content

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

  1. Bachelor of Science in computer science or related subjects.
  2. At least 15 credits in programming.
  3. At least 7.5 credits in mathematics.
  4. Knowledge equivalent to English 6 at Swedish upper secondary level.
  5. At least 45 credits completed in the main area of study within the master programme, Computer Science: Applied Data Science including the course Research Methods of Computer Science and Fundamental Computational Theory

Course literature

Course evaluation

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