Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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 successful completion of the course, you will be able to: describe the elements and the structure of a technical document; evaluate the significance of a scientific work; summarize existing work on a specific topic in computer science; write a technical report with some original contribution; present and defend technical content.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 05.09.2022 - 10.12.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Antti Ylä-Jääski

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course addresses a broad range of topics in computer science including (but not limited to) algorithms, mobile and distributed computing, the Internet of things, and big data. A more detailed description of the content is available in MyCourses.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Technical report and presentation.  A more detailed description of assessment methods and criteria is available in MyCourses.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures 4 h. Seminar day 10 h. Independent work to prepare a technical report and presentation 121 h.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - II
    2022-2023 Spring III - IV
    2023-2024 Autumn I - II
    2023-2024 Spring III - IV

    Enrollment :

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.