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Technical writing in computer systems and networks

Course
DIT147
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-18674
Tuition
Full education cost: 18 250 SEK
First payment: 18 250 SEK
Application opens 15 March 2021

About

During the course the students will get the chance to examine the current state of the art in a specific research area and write a report about it. The report should be based on published works within a research area connected to the field of computer systems and networks. Each research area and a number of related topics are presented to the student in introductory lectures.

The students will be working in groups, each group will be allocated a topic for the report that is to be written. The report shall be presented orally at a seminar. The students are also required to review publications and the reports of other groups. There will be lectures, seminars and workshops in the areas of scientific writing, reviewing and presentation as well as in ethics.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

To be eligible for the course the student must successfully have completed 120 credits of studies within computer science or equivalent, including the following courses (or other equivalent courses): - DIT423 Computer communication, - DIT401 Operating Systems - DIT240 Distributed Systems. The student must also prove the following knowledge of English:  - English 6/English B or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.