Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme:Master Computer Science
Type of degree:FH MasterĀ“s Degree Programme
 Summer Semester 2023

Course unit titleMaster's Thesis
Course unit code024912141101
Language of instructionGerman / English
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is deliveredSummer Semester 2023
Teaching hours per week0
Year of study2023
Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)Second Cycle (Master)
Number of ECTS credits allocated28
Name of lecturer(s)Martin DOBLER
Steffen FINCK
Andrea JANES

Prerequisites and co-requisites

024912031101 Masters thesis seminar

Course content

With the Masters thesis, students should demonstrate the ability to answer a research question from the area of computer sciences on a scientific basis with a certain degree of novelty.

Learning outcomes

Students are able to

  • analyze a problem on a scientific basis and compare it with the current state of the art.
  • describe the objectives of a research work and delimit the problem.
  • develop and implement a solution that has a certain degree of novelty.
  • take into account the methodology of the respective field of study.
  • evaluate the results achieved and relate them to the starting point and the current state of the art.
  • document their own work and conclusions in the form of a written master thesis.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Independent work on a scientific basis coached by a competent supervisor at the university.

Assessment methods and criteria

The written Masters thesis will be assessed by the supervisor at the university. The following criteria are decisive:

  • written report
  • theme processing
  • technical implementation
  • expertise and results


Recommended or required reading

Deininger, Marcus  u. a. (2005): Studien-Arbeiten. 5. Aufl. Zürich: vdf Hochschulvlg.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Master thesis

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