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CS 699 — Master Thesis
(dt. Masterarbeit)

Level, degree of commitment Thesis module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Private study under guidance (Anfertigen der Masterarbeit), Öffentlicher Vortrag (Verteidigung der Arbeit),
900 hours (900 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
30 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Master's thesis with disputation
German or, with the consent of the supervisor, in English,
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Computer Science. In the event of failure, a total of 2 attempts are available for the examination.
6 months,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline All lecturers of Computer Science


Based on knowledge acquired in one or several modules of the Master's programme, a research-oriented topic is assigned to the student by the supervisor. The student and the supervisor discuss and select suitable scientific methods which will be employed during the preparation of the thesis.

Qualification Goals

The students are able to work on an extensive task from the area of computer science with scientific methods under guidance as well as to present the problem and the results contained therein in writing and orally appropriately.


At least 66 LP must have been acquired.


The module can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • M.Sc. Computer Science

When studying M.Sc. Computer Science, this module must be completed in the study area Final Module.

Recommended Reading

  • Depending on topic

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2020/21. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

The module guide contains all modules, independent of the current event offer. Please compare the current course catalogue in Marvin.

The information in this online module guide was created automatically. Legally binding is only the information in the examination regulations (Prüfungsordnung). If you notice any discrepancies or errors, we would be grateful for any advice.