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Research Methods for Data Science

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: DIT875
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 2 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
Comments: The course is cancelled and will not start during 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

The following topics are covered in the course:

  • technical writing in data 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 data science 
  • identification and analysis of ethical and societal issues in data science 
  • ethics and good practice in research and publishing

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Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: För tillträde till kursen krävs att studenten har en examen på kandidatnivå. Dessutom krävs det avklarade kurser om 15 hp inom ämnet Data Science. Följande kunskapsnivå i Engelska krävs; Engelska 6/Engelska B eller motsvarande från ett erkänt internationellt test, t.ex. 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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