IT3020 - Current Topics in Informatics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral 50/100 30 minutes D
Oral 50/100 30 minutes D

Course content

The course is adapted to the individual student's needs and his/her masters thesis. In the fall semester, the course will normally consist of theoretical modules offered in conjunction to the depth study courses in the technology programme.

List over theoretical modules:

Registration of theoretical modules you wish to follow:

If taken in the spring, the course is a self study constructed in dialogue with the supervisor. This is for students not able to do this in the autumn in parallel with the preparatory project.

Learning outcome

Insight into advanced research in various areas of informatics.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, colloquia, presentations etc. depending on the actual content of the course. The autumn version of the course is organized as combination of two electable modules with separate teaching. Some modules will have oral exams and others will have graded assignments. In the Spring semester the course is based on selfstudy on an assigned curriculum with oral exam.

Further on evaluation

Students have to pass both theorethical modules in order to pass the course. Retake of the exam for one or both modules that fail.

If a student wants to retake the course the whole course need to be done.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

This course is awailable to exchange students upon request and by instructor's conscent.

Course materials

Will be announced at semester start.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Informatics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral 50/100 D 2023-11-28
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral 50/100 D 2023-11-28
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral 50/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral 50/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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