Universität Wien

051064 LP Practical Software Course with Bachelor's Thesis (2021W)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Kick-off meeting on Oct. 1st at 6:30 PM (CET)
As of Oct. 1st, the slides of the kick-off meeting can be found at

Friday 01.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital (Kickoff Class)


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim is to conduct an IT-oriented project. Based on the experience gained during the implementation of the project students should learn to carry out IT-projects on their own. The aim is also to combine previously acquired knowledge from the various courses during the study.

The bachelor thesis in the capstone project of the bachelor program. Hence, a thorough knowledge of computer science is required. Hence, the bachelor thesis should be tackled in the final semester of your studies.

Assessment and permitted materials

Evaluation includes the entire project, the implementation of the prototype as well as the written report. Allowed materials are clarified with the specific project specification.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Prerequisites for participation: Mandatory prerequisites: Gatekeeper, SE1, NUM, EST, MM

The aim is to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the problems posed by the project tasks, as well as to enable the application of the necessary concepts, techniques and methods in order to achieve suitable solutions.

Grading is based on:
Presentation+ Milestones: 10% (First three milestones: 3% (quality / quantity of progress))
Design & Code: 45%
Thesis: 45% (30%: Content (quality of proposed solution, conducted evaluation, etc.), 15%: Written report)

Minimum requirements for passing the course:
- 50% of the points for the thesis
- 50% of the points for the Code AND
- 50% of the points for the presentation

The grading scale for the course will be:
1: at least 87.5%
2: at least 75.0%
3: at least 62.5%
4: at least 50.0%

A detailed specification of the requirements, as well as a guide and notes on the implementation of the project will be announced at the beginning of the course together with the assignment of the project topics.

For details, please consult http://informatik.univie.ac.at/bachelorarbeit

Examination topics

Independent processing of the project tasks (project-oriented approach).

Reading list

Literature and further details are announced by the supervisor in the course.

Open topics of the SWA research group are listed at: https://swa.cs.univie.ac.at/teaching/open-topics/

On the Web site, you also find instructions how to contact us in case you are interested in one of our topics.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Fr 12.05.2023 00:13