Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After finishing the course, students are able to plan and complete an R&D project following development and management processes used currently in industry. Students will further learn the tools to follow up R&D projects e.g. Atlassian JIRA, Github and Agile project development. The student will be in charge of small SW development projects related to 4G/5G mobile networks. This projects include setup and development of SW modules associated with mobile base station and mobile packet core configuration and operations.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 20.04.2021 - 25.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Jose Costa Requena, Stephan Sigg

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jose Costa Requena, Stephan Sigg

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Atlassian JIRA project management tool
    Github SW repository
    Agile Sprint based R&D development
    C and Python programming

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Successful completion of R&D SW development project.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact hrs 6 h
    Individual study 75 h


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    - SW repositories (github)

    - SW programming (C/C++, Python)

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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