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Research Methodology for Computer and Systems Sciences

The course deals with research strategies (case studies, experiments and survey), methods for data collection (questionnaires, interviews and observations) and software-based analysis (thematic, conversation and interaction analysis).

Statistical and mathematical methods include descriptive and inferential statistics. Evaluation of data is included.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    The teaching consists of lectures, seminars and project assignments.


    The course is examined as follows: 

    • seminars assignments
    • one project assignment
    • one literature assignment
    • one written examination


  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

  • Contact

    This course is part of a programme and is not available for application as a stand-alone course.

    Find more information about Master’s programmes here

    If you are a student at one of our Master’s programmes and have questions about the course, please contact the student counsellors