IT3915 - Master in Informatics, Preparatory Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

Independent project on current topics in Computer Science.

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Learning outcome

Knowledge: Insight in how research results are generated and reported within the student's master specialty area, and understanding of advanced theory and practice within this topic. Awareness of important principles of research ethics / academic honesty.

Skills: Ability to acquire in-depth knowledge in the chosen topic using scientific working methods, e.g. getting knowledge from literature search and combine this with own previous knowledge and results of own investigations.

General competence: Be able to complete a larger, independent project, including defining a project plan with milestones, reporting partial results and writing a final report according to professional and scientific standards.

Learning methods and activities

Independent project work with guidance, as preparation for the master thesis.

Further on evaluation

Grading based on individual or group project report. Content from the project report and other material and results from the project can be used in the master thesis following this course, as long as it is made explicit in the thesis.

Deadline for delivering the report, in Inspera, is Wednesday of week 50.

In the event of voluntary repetition, fail (F) or valid absence, the course must be retaken.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

A minimum of 45 credits from the courses constituting the master's degree must be successfully completed prior to commencing this course.

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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer Science
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100 INSPERA
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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