Software Engineering

Study facts

Course codeINF112
ECTS credits10
Teaching semesterSpring
Number of semesters1
Teaching language
Study levelUndergraduate Courses
Belongs toDepartment of Informatics

Objectives and Content

The course is practically oriented, and gives a an introduction to development of software systems. Central to the course is a project
where students work in groups to solve a larger development task. The course gives an overview of different software life cycle models,
maintenance of software systems, and laws and regulations governing software system development. Object-oriented methods are emphasised.

Semester of Instruction


Learning Outcomes

The students shall be able to

  • develop and explain common types of Unified Modelling Language diagrams,
  • describe some commonly used software development processes,
  • use established techniques for capturing and analysing user requirements,
  • explain important design principles, and
  • use an Integrated Development Environment and version control system.

Recommended Previous Knowledge


Forms of Assessment

Written exam. It is opportunity for grades on exercises, which can be included in the final grade. If less than 20 students are taking the course, it can be oral exam.

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.