inf900 - Group Project (Complete module description)

inf900 - Group Project (Complete module description)

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Module label Group Project
Modulkürzel inf900
Credit points 24.0 KP
Workload 720 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Kernmodule
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Kernmodule
Zuständige Personen
  • Sonnenschein, Michael (module responsibility)
  • Hein, Andreas (module responsibility)
  • Marx Gómez, Jorge (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The students get familiar with different software development aspects in a team. Apart from software engineering knowledge and skills they develop key competences like project management, teamwork, problem solving competence and conflict management.

Additionally, students develop special knowledge, skills and competences from the project group topic.

Professional competence
The students:
  • Characterise and apply computer science basics (algorithms, data structures, programming, basics of practical, technical and theoretical computer science)
  • Define und describe essential mathematical, logical and physical basics of computer science
  • Define and illustrate the core disciplines of computer science (theoratical, practical and technical computer science)

Methodological competence
The students:
  • Examine problems, use formal methods to phrase and analyze them appropriately
  • Evaluate problems by the use of technical and scientific literature
  • Reflect on a scientific topic and write a scientific seminar paper under guidance and present their findings

Social competence
The students:
  • Integrate criticism into their own actions
  • Respect team decisions
  • Communicate with users and experts convincingly

The students:
  • Take on project management tasks
  • Pursue the overall and special computer science development critically
  • Implement innovative professional activities effectively and independently
  • 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 hypotheses to theories independently
  • Work in their field independently
Module contents
Cooperative development of a large-scale computer science project. This project general includes the (further) development of a hard or software system.
according to the assigned task
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 2 Semester
Module frequency halbjährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Dieses Modul ist im Rahmen der Projekte FliF und FoL konzipiert worden
Type of module Pflicht
Module level AS (Akzentsetzung)
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Im Stud.IP nach Bekanntgabe der einzelnen Gruppen und Themen
Active involvement, presentation, final report, project assessment
Form of instruction Project group
Workload Präsenzzeit 112 h