IT & Mobile Security

Master Thesis

Seminar, 14.00 ECTS


Course content

Students work independently on a research topic and write their master thesis. They are expected to make use of scientific research methods and to demonstrate a high level of expertise in the particular field of their thesis.

Learning outcomes

After having successfully completed this module, students will be able to independently plan and carry out intermediate IT-projects with a strong emphasis on data and network security. Besides the practical part of the project, the student will also be able to document their work comprehensivly. In addition to that, the student will be able to successfully participate in scientific research work.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Swales, J. M and C. B. Feak (2004). Academic Writing for Graduate Students. The University of Michigan Press, Michigan.
Beer, D. and D. McMurrey (2005). A Guide to Writing As an Engineer. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ.
Hirsch, H. L. (2003). Essential Communication Strategies for Scientists, Engineers, and Technology Professionals. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ.
Robson, C. (2002). Real World Research. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.
Lebrun, J.-L. (2007). Scientific Writing: A Reader and Writer's Guide. World Scientific Publishing, London.

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

all modules

Assessment methods and criteria

seminar: continuous assessment