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811601S Emerging Trends in Software Testing, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 811601S  Validity 01.08.2011 -
Name Emerging Trends in Software Testing  Abbreviation Emerging Trends 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Information Processing Science DP 

Mika Mäntylä 

ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits / 133 hours of work.


Language of instruction 



The course is held in the autumn semester, during periods 1 and 2. It is a recommended to compelete the course at the 1st autumn semester.

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, the student understands the recent trends in software engineering. The student is able to perform computer supported trend mining to discover new trends of any given topic. The student is able to critically think about the trends.


- Software engineering trends (varies yearly)

- Automated trend mining from online databases

- Writing, arguing and discussing about the trends.

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching


Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 24 h, exercises 18 h, essays 30 h, project 30 h, independent study 31 h.

Target group 

 MSc students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Basics on software engineering.

Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

Articles + lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Active lecture participation, exercises, assignments, essays.


  Numerical scale 1-5 or fail

Person responsible 

Mika Mäntylä


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Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Emerging Trends in Software Testing  Course  Umar Farooq  14.01.19 -06.03.19

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