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The Computer Scientist in Society

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: DIT199
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 2 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
Comments: The course is cancelled and will not start in the autumn term 2020.
Cancelled 2020-04-15
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

  • technical writing in computer science, being practiced on a topic of free choice and on a research proposal
  • structuring a scientific text
  • communicating a topic to different audiences
  • theories on ethics, with examples from computer science
  • identification and analysis of ethical and societal issues
  • ethics and good practice in research and publishing

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Applicants must prove knowledge of English: English 6/English B or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 17 875 SEK
First payment: 17 875 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance



Department of Computer Science and Engineering
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Rännvägen 6 B

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