Undergraduate course

Software Engineering

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeINF112
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian
  • Resources

ECTS Credits


Level of Study




Teaching semester


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.

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.


Required Previous Knowledge


Recommended Previous Knowledge


Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap

INFO212: 10 ECTS

Access to the Course

Access to the course requires admission to a programme of study at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Compulsory assignments are valid for two subsequent semesters.

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.

Examination Support Material

Legal exam aids will be announced at the start of every semester.

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.

Assessment Semester

Examination both spring semester and autumn semester. In semesters without teaching the examination will be arranged at the beginning of the semester.

Reading List

The reading list will be available within June 1st for the autumn semester and December 1st for the spring semester

Course Evaluation

The course will be evaluated by the students in accordance with the quality assurance system at UiB and the department

Programme Committee

The Programme Committee is responsible for the content, structure and quality of the study programme and courses.

Course Coordinator

Course coordinator and administrative contact person can be found on Mitt UiB, or contact mailto:studieveileder@ii.uib.no Student adviser

Course Administrator

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences represented by the Department of Informatics is the course administrator for the course and study programme.


Exam information

  • For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam. The exam location will be published 14 days prior to the exam.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    25.09.2017, 09:00
    3 hours
    Withdrawal deadline