Course, master’s level
7.5 credits
Malmö | daytime | 50%
31 August 2026 - 8 November 2026
Code for the course: DA645E

About the course

The aim of the course is for the student to acquire knowledge of research methodology in computer science. Further, the student will develop their ability to select and critically reflect on different research designs in this field, including a specific problem area the student chooses to focus on during the course.

This course is offered as part of programme:

Course content

The course includes the following:

- Formulation of scientific problems and hypotheses
- Selection and review of relevant literature
- Research methods in computer science
- Approach to the selection and collection of data
- Data analysis, including statistical methods
- Oral and written presentation of research studies
- Research ethics

Entry requirements

- Bachelor of Science in Engineering (at least 180 credits) or a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related fields such as computer engineering, computer and information science, software engineering, informatics, telecommunications or electrical engineering.
- At least 15 credits in programming.
- Equivalent of English 6 in secondary school.

Course literature

Course evaluation

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