Pre-specialisation in Software


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This is an English translation of the module. In case of discrepancy between the translation and the Danish version, the Danish version of the module is valid.

The project module must be completed within one of the subject areas: database technology, distributed systems, human-computer interaction, semantics & verification, machine intelligence, programming technology, or system development. The project module must be completed along with the associated specialization course

Learning objectives


After completing the project module, the student must be able to:

  • document in-depth knowledge of and overview of a current issue within research in one of the subject areas:
    • database technology
    • distributed systems
    • human-computer interaction
    • semantics & verification
    • machine intelligence
    • programming technology
    • system development


  • reason about and with the given concepts and techniques
  • apply and create theories within the subject area in connection with the formulation and analysis of a problem within the subject area's research
  • communicate a current computer science problem and the associated conceptual apparatus within the framework of the subject area


  • be able to use the concepts and reasoning within the subject area to formulate and analyze a problem within a current issue in research within the subject area

Type of instruction

Project work connected to the subject area's specialization courses

Extent and expected workload

The student is expected to spend 30 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 600 hours.



Name of examPre-specialisation in Software
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Contact: Study Board for Computer Science via or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleForspecialisering i software
Module codeDSNSWK310
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Software)
Study BoardStudy Board of Computer Science
DepartmentDepartment of Computer Science
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design