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inf903 - Research Project I (Complete module description)
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Module label Research Project I
Module abbreviation inf903
Credit points 12.0 KP
Workload 360 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Kernmodule
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Kernmodule
  • Master's Programme Engineering of Socio-Technical Systems (Master) > Systems Engineering
Responsible persons
  • Marx Gómez, Jorge (module responsibility)
  • Peter, Andreas (module responsibility)
  • Boll-Westermann, Susanne (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (authorised to take exams)
No participant requirement
Skills to be acquired in this module
The Module practices the scientific competencies in preparation of the master thesis. It is intended to replace the project group with the two “Research Project” modules to ensure studibility and to enable students to perform research projects at foreign universities. Additionally, it is also intended to embed the student into the research activities of the supervisor in preparation of a potential doctoral work after finishing the program.
Module contents
Definition of a research question, identifying the state of the art, development of a research plan, performing research tasks, scientific writing, presentation of results.
Professional competence
The students:
  • will extend their competences in the required technologies of the research area

Methodological competence
The students:
  • will extend their competences in scientific methodologies, methods, and tools regarding the research are

Social competence

The students:

  • will be integrated in the working group of the supervisor of the work and have to present as well as discuss the results within the working group

The students:

  • recognise their abilities and extend them purposefully
  • reflect their self-perception and actions with regard to professional, methodological and social aspects-
  • develop and reflect self-developed hypothesis to theories independently
  • work in their field independently
Recommended reading
Will be announced by the supervisor according to the research topic.
Languages of instruction English, German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency every semester
Module capacity unlimited
Teaching/Learning method P
Previous knowledge keine
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Type of course Project
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
On-site workload 84 h