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CS 695 — Introduction to Scientific Working Data Science
(dt. Selbstständiges wissenschaftliches Arbeiten Data Science)

Level, degree of commitment Profile module, depends on importing study program
Forms of teaching and learning,
Private study under guidance,
270 hours (270 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
9 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Written assignment (summary of the publications considered in the literature search).
The module is ungraded in accordance with the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Data Science.
Origin M.Sc. Data Science
One semester,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline All lecturers of Computer Science


  • Independent scientific work in a field of specialization
  • Individual content and technical preparatory work for the Master's thesis

Qualification Goals

  • Students should acquire the ability to independently examine and expand the state of knowledge in a scientific field on the basis of literature recommendations and to obtain an overview of the state of research,
  • they acquire knowledge of subject-specific methods of literature search,
  • they get to know systems supporting their scientific work in the field of the master thesis.


None. The skills taught in the intermediate and advanced modules are recommended.


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

  • M.Sc. Data Science

When studying M.Sc. Data Science, this module must be completed in the study area Profile and Practical Modules.

Recommended Reading

  • Depending on the area of the Master's thesis.

Please note:

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