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815663S Software Engineering Research, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 815663S  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Software Engineering Research  Abbreviation Software Engine 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Information Processing Science DP 

Teachers
Name
Muhammad Ahmad 
Oivo, Markku Tapani 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits / 133 hours of work.

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Timing 

The course is held in the autumn semester, during periods 1 and 2. It is recommended to complete the course in the 2nd autumn semester.

 
Learning outcomes 

After completing the course the student will know the current research areas in software engineering and the most important software engineering research methods. The student understands academic research and publishing in software engineering, and is able to critically analyse scientific articles from the viewpoint of the content and research methods used in the article. The student is able to present academic research and actively participate in an academic discussion of research papers and research results.

 
Contents 

State of the art research methods and topics in software engineering.

 
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching.

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures and seminars 28 h, exercises / assignments 78 h, weekly study 42 h.

 
Target group 

MSc students

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

BSc or other equivalent degree.

 
Recommended or required reading 

 

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

Active participation in lectures and attendance. Final grade is composed of attendance, assignments and term paper. No remote participation or distance learning.

 
Grading 

Numerical scale 1-5 or fail.

 

 
Person responsible 

Markku Oivo

 


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Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Software Engineering Research  Course  Oivo, Markku Tapani  11.09.18 -14.12.18

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