Course syllabus

Avancerat projekt i datavetenskap
Advanced Project in Computer Science

EDAN90, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2023/24
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2023-04-18

General Information

Elective for: C4, D4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The aim of the course is to apply a scientific approach to develop a deeper understanding of a subarea of computer science.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must


Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must




In this course, the student perform a project within a subarea of computer science with connection to the research being performed at the department and the courses given at the department. The course gives an opportunity to further deepen the knowledge within an area of computer science the student has already become familiar with by taking other courses at the department. Further, the course aims at practicing scientific work practices and communication. The course includes:

Available project topics can vary from course instance to course instance and will be announced beforehand on the course web page. Topics are selected from the department's advanced courses. No guarantee is given that all topics will be available at each course instance. If supervisors are available within the research groups of the department, an individual course plan can be made for a project performed within one of the research projects at the department.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: To pass the course, the students will have to complete the project work, write a scientific report, and present their work orally.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: 30
Selection: Completed university credits within the programme. Priority is given to students enrolled on programmes that include the course in their curriculum.

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Contact and other information

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