autumn 2019
INF-3992 Individual Special Curriculum - Master's Degree - 5 ECTS

Last changed 24.02.2020

Type of course

The individual special curriculum is reserved students on the Computer Sciences - master 5-year and Computer Science - master (2-year). The course can in some cases be available for tecnology studens at the Telemedicine and E-health - master. Exchange students may in certain cases take the course if the admission requirement is satisfied. To any other category of students the course is not available as a singular or elective course.

Course content

Individual supervision of experimental or theoretical research on acceptable computer science problems and supervision of reading on topics not covered by regular courses of instruction. Students must arrange such work with a faculty member of the department. The Individual special curriculum has to be approved by the Department Council according to an application form. Ordinary registration to the exam via Studentweb.

Objectives of the course


Language of instruction

Examination questions will be given in English but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Individual guidance and supervision according to agreement. According to capacity and requirement, Individual Special Curriculum is offered in the spring or fall semester.


The form of examination is determined in connection with approval of the individual special curriculum. Several assessment methods can be chosen.

Grading scale: Letter grades A-E, F - Fail.

For re-sit exam, postponed submission or non-submission of the individual special curriculum, see Utfyllende bestemmelser for prosjektoppgaver og spesialpensum ved NT-Fakultetet (in Norwegian only)

  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: INF-3992