Selected topics in Computer Science Education and outreach

Postgraduate course

Course description

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The student knows the main methods and definitions in the considered field/topic.


The student is able to apply the main methods and definitions in the considered field in order to solve concrete problems.

General competence

The student is able to do research in the considered field as part of an MSc or PhD degree.



ECTS Credits

10 credits

Level of Study


Semester of Instruction

Irregular, Autum/Spring
Required Previous Knowledge
Master students in informatics
Recommended Previous Knowledge
Access to the Course
Access to the course requires admission to a master's programme at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Teaching and learning methods
There are 2-4 hours of lectures every week. When possible, there are also 2 hours of group sessions every week.
Forms of Assessment
Oral exam
Grading Scale
Assessment Semester
[Examination both spring semester and autumn semester. In semesters without teaching the examination will be arranged at the beginning of the semester.]
Course Evaluation
The course will be evaluated by the students in accordance with the quality assurance system at UiB and the department
Examination Support Material
Programme Committee
The Programme Committee is responsible for the content, structure and quality of the study programme and courses.
Course Coordinator
Course coordinator and administrative contact person can be found on Mitt UiB, or contact