TDT4506 - Computer Science, Specialization Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 100/100 D

Course content

Students shall select two topics à 3,75 credits.
List over current topics:
Other topics/courses are possible if agreed with the department.
Registration of specialization for information systems (MSINFOSYST) and computer science (MTDT/MIDT):
Registration of topics for other programmes of study and exchange students:

Learning outcome

Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of a theoretical subject, preferably relevant to the student's specialization project.

Skills: Ability to understand advanced research literature and apply it in project research and report writing.

General competence: Ability to reflect over the subject in relation to the student's PhD work and in a broader societal context.

Learning methods and activities

The subjects are in principle self-tuition, maybe with some lectures or mandatory practice.
The course is a combination of two electable topics with separate teaching. Some topics will have oral exams and others will have graded assignments.

Further on evaluation

Students have to pass both teorethical modules in order to pass the course. Retake of the exam in August for one or both modules that fail. Retake of the course will require new participation/deliverables in all activities.

Course materials

Dependent on selected subjects.

More on the course

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of specialization hours: 12

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science



Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 D 2020-11-26 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Oral examination 100/100 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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