Course, master’s level
30 credits
Malmö | daytime | 100%
18 January 2026 - 7 June 2026
Code for the course: DA628E

About the course

The course aims for the student to further develop their ability for critical thinking, argumentation and problem solving by carrying out independent scientific work in the field of computer science, with a particular focus on innovation for change in a digital society.

This course is offered as part of programme:

Course content

The student must independently plan, carry out and present a project that contributes to the current research area. Furthermore, the student's knowledge of research methodology must be applied.

The course consists of 3 parts:

1. Problem definition and project planning
2. Execution of the thesis
3. Presentation of the degree project and opposition to another student's degree project

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 pass grade in the course Research Methodology, Data Analysis, and Visualization
5. At least a pass grade in the course Capstone Project
6. At least 75 approved credits within the current programme

Course literature

Course evaluation

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