Empirical Software Engineering

Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)


This course is for students who are interested in the empirical methods applied to the field of software engineering. The course introduces quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods in software engineering.

The course contains:
1. Descriptive and inferential statistical methods applied to software engineering
2. Qualitative methods in software engineering
3. Methods required to practice evidence-based software engineering

Prerequisites and selection


A Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.