Courses Doctoral Literature course in Information System Science 1

62507 Doctoral Literature course in Information System Science 1 , 8 sp

Type
Doctoral studies
Kind
Course
Teaching language
en
Course description

This elective course introduces doctoral students to current research in Information system science. There are no lectures. The literature is chosen, discussed and agreed upon with the teacher.

Learning Goal

You have a deep understaning of the research frontier in the chosen subject areaa

After completing the course, you will be able to

• analyse and synthesise core literature in Information system science
• identify relevant literature to define their research gap,
• define and argue for their research gap, and
• map core concepts and related concepts that are relevant to their research and doctoral dissertation.

Instruction

The amount of credits is decided by the lecturer before the course starts.
For 2 ECTS:100 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 400 pages.
For 3 ECTS:100 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 600 pages.
For 4 ECTS: 100 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 800 pages.
For 5 ECTS: 125 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1000 pages
For 6 ECTS: 150 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1200 pages
For 7ECTS: 175 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1400 pages
For 8ECTS: 200 hours of work, reading of literature consisting of about 1600 pages

Total Student Workload

27-214 hours divided into
Scheduled (contact) hours: 0 h
Non-scheduled work:100 %

Assessment

Written examination 100 %.

This course is meant for doctoral students to consolidate their knowledge of issues connected to Information systems science. Reading package agreed upon with the instructor.

A PhD student is allowed to take both this course and the Doctoral Literature course in Information System Science 2, but with different subject areas.