COURSE SYLLABUS

Degree project in social informatics, specialisation digital service innovation, Bachelor 15 credits

Examensarbete i informatik, inriktning digital tjästeutveckling, kandidat
First cycle, I0001E
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 16 Feb 2015

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Jonny Johansson, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering 11 Jan 2019

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG
Subject
Informatics
Subject group (SCB)
Informatics/Computer and Systems Sciences
Main field of study
Social Informatics

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language. The course assumes basic knowledge of Social Informatics, 60 ECTS which includes 7,5 ECTS in Scientific Methods.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 1-165 credits.



Course Aim
The overarching goal of the course is that the student should learn how to apply scientific methods and theories on unstructured problems.
  • After the course, the student can:
  • Formulate a relevant problem statement based on a defined area within the subject digital service design
  • Understand and describe different theoretical streams within the subject
  • Plan and carry out scientific work
  • Argue for chosen theoretical foundation for the work
  • Chose, motivate, apply and describe use of methods for the study
  • Carry out relevant data collection in relation to problem statement, chosen theory and method
  • Express themself in a scientifically and linguistically correct manner
  • Argue for their results
  • Critically examine others studies with a constructive and scientific approach

Contents
This course is focused on both deepening and broadening the understanding and use of scientific methods and theories to study, understand and contribute to a specific situation. The work will be carried out in a scientific process that is supported by discussion seminars, supervision and which will be examined in seminars through presentations and oppositions on others work.

Realization
The student will chose a subject or problem area based on theory and empery that are relevant for the subject area informatics and digital service innovation. The scientific work should then be planned and carried out independently but being supported by supervision and seminars. The work should continuously be presented both orally and in writing as well as being defended against opponent groups.

Examination
Active participation in discussion seminars. 1hp (U, G) Oral and written opposition on a thesis, 1 hp (U, G) Oral presentation, 1 hp (U, G) Written presentation of the thesis, 12 hp (U G VG)

Examiner
Anna Ståhlbröst

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2015 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)

Course offered by
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written reportU G VG12.00MandatoryA15Yes
0002SeminarsU G#1.00MandatoryA15
0003OppositionU G#1.00MandatoryA15
0004Oral presentationU G#1.00MandatoryA15

Guidelines
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