INF4930 - Graduate research in informatics

Course content

The research topic can be from all areas of Informatics.

Learning outcome

The student gets an introduction to the chosen research topic and must become familiar to relevant literature, carry out a short project and report his or her findings.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

The research topic must be initiated by the department/supervisor. The subject is for master students only.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Teaching

The duration of the course is one semester. The study is based on individual work and supervised by one or more supervisors (internal/external).

Examination

Oral or written examination (as agreed with supervisor) at the end of the semester.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.

Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Other

It is strongly recommended to attend the first lecture since it will be given important information.

Facts about this course

Credits

30

Level

Master

Teaching

Spring and autumn

Examination

Spring and autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian or English