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PhD Project in Computer Science (DAT930)

Project work focusing on the candidates research area.

Course description for study year 2022-2023. Please note that changes may occur.

Course code




Credits (ECTS)


Semester tution start

Spring, Autumn

Number of semesters


Exam semester

Spring, Autumn

Language of instruction

English, Norwegian

The project course will contain topics at the advanced level in computer science.The course is intended to bring the student to the research front in an area pertaining to his/her PhD project.
Learning outcome
After completed the course, the student shall have sufficiently detailed knowledge of the topic to be at the research front within the field and will be able to perform thorough research and development within the specific topic.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Project and oral presentation 1/1 Passed / Not Passed

Examination form depends on type of PhD project.

Course teacher(s)
Course coordinator: Tomasz Wiktorski
Tutor: Tom Ryen
Head of Department: Tom Ryen
Method of work

8 hours of project work per week. There are no ordinary lectures in this course; each student will receive

independent supervision from the selected supervisor.

Open for
PhD students in information technology 
Course assessment
Form and/or discussion.
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