Checking date: 29/06/2021

Course: 2021/2022

Study: Master in Computer Science and Technology (71)

Coordinating teacher: PERIS LOPEZ, PEDRO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
No previous requirement is needed.
1. Basic skills: a. Knowledge and understanding that provide a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and / or applying ideas, often in a research context. b. That students are able to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgments based on information that was incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. c. Students must possess the learning skills that enable them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous 2. General skills: a. Ability to apply the acquired knowledge and to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader and multidisciplinary contexts, to be able to integrate this knowledge. b. Ability to adequately and with some originality elaborate compositions written or reasoned arguments, drafting plans, work projects or scientific articles formulate reasonable assumptions. 3. Specific skills: a. Critical capacity of scientists in the field of Computer Engineering technical documents and analysis. b. Knowing the meaning of scientific research. Learning outcomes acquired by the student: to. Gain knowledge of research work not covered in the subjects. b. Capacity for critical analysis of the rapporteur's proposals. c. Ability to continue studying autonomously.
Description of contents: programme
Throughout the course several seminars, taught by professors from other institutions, in which the speaker will present a specific research topic, related to the various subjects offered in the Master, will be offered.
Learning activities and methodology
This course aims to provide students with a set of lectures, seminars aim to encourage curiosity of our students, make them think about issues that are topical, controversial, pioneers, etc. They are offering throughout the academic year between 3 and 6 seminars, up to a total of 6 credits. A students attend these seminars as already explained, must make a critical work that is delivered to the coordinator of the course for qualification. On the next page you can access the seminars held in previous years and those made in the current year. Course 2015-2016 Course 2014-2015 Course 2013-2014
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Angelika Hofmann. Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations. Oxford Univ Press. 2016
  • Margaret Cargill and Patrick O'Connor. Writing Scientific Research Articles: Strategy and Steps. Wiley . 2013
  • Tim Skern. Writing Scientific English: A Workbook. Utb Gmbh. 2011
Additional Bibliography
  • Jennifer Peat. Scientific Writing: Easy When You Know How. John Wiley & Sons. 2011
  • Stephen B. Heard. The Scientist¿s Guide to Writing: How to Write More Easily and Effectively throughout Your Scientific Career. Princeton University Press. 2016

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.