13600 - Master Thesis Modulübersicht

Module Number: 13600
Module Title:Master Thesis
Department: Faculty 1 - Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Prof. Dr. habil. Cunningham, Douglas
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Every semester
Credits: 30
Learning Outcome:After successfully completing the module, students will have the ability to solve an advanced technical or scientific problem within a limited time budget under the guidance of a supervisor. They are able to use their acquired theoretical and practical knowledge to justify scientifically their solution of the problem as well as their improvments. A core aspect of the module is for the student to demonstrate that they can develop new knowledge and methods.
They will have the ability to present scientific facts clearly in written and oral form.

Contents:The task can be of practical or theoretical nature and should correspond to challenging problems occurring in working life. To solve the task, the knowledge and methods from previous courses and the current scientific literature are to be applied and improved.
The technical content of the task is determined by the student's mentor.
Recommended Prerequisites:None
Mandatory Prerequisites:
  • Internship
  • at least 78 credit points
See examination and study regulation Artificial Intelligence M.Sc. §8 (2)
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Research paper/essay / 870 Hours
  • Seminar / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
Teaching Materials and Literature:Literature references are provided by the supervisor at the beginning of the project.
The supervisor will also provide tools, equipment and documentation, depending on the topic.
Module Examination:Continuous Assessment (MCA)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:
  • Written master thesis, graded by at least two examinators, 75% of grade
  • Oral presentation and examination (defense), 25% of grade
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • Master (research-oriented) / Artificial Intelligence / PO 2022
  • Study programme Artificial Intelligence M.Sc.: Mandatory module
The duration of writing the thesis is limited to 24 weeks.
Module Components:
  • Consultations (according to agreement)
  • When required intermediate presentation at a seminar
  • Final presentation (defense)
Components to be offered in the Current Semester:
  • no assignment