A course that integrates the Master's Program in Computer Science.
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Content and learning outcomes
How do second-cycle studies at KTH work?
Study visits. What may a computer scientist do after graduation?
The objectives and parts of the Master's programme: courses, tracks and master thesis.
Channels to find interesting jobs, internationalization, the future for computer science in the working life, ethical responsibility, minorities and equality, lifelong learning
The role of computer science applications to reach economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development
Self-reflection. What do I want with my education?
Evaluation of the programme. Participation in research studies.
Intended learning outcomes
After passing the course, the student shall be able to
- review critically and reflect on both the set-up and implementation of the education as well as their own study situation
- compare different workplaces and professions relevant to computer scientists
- reflect in a deeper way over different topics relevant for the professional role, such as channels to find interesting jobs, internationalization, the future for computer science in the working life, ethical responsibility, minorities and equality.
- reflect on and discuss the role of computer science applications to reach economically socially and ecologically sustainable development
- plan and carry out assignments within stipulated time
- identify their need of additional knowledge and continuously develop their skills in relation to the objective of the education and the future professional role
in order to be able to
- obtain the most of the education and the working life in a long-term perspective,
- influence the development of the programme.
Literature and preparations
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- UPP1 - Exercises, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- UPP2 - Exercises, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
The assignments consist of reflection seminars, reflection documents, fellow student feedback and questionnaires
Other requirements for final grade
Active participation in all compulsory activities and passed reflection documents.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web DD2300
Main field of study
In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: