Software Engineering
Study plans 2016-2017 - IMT2243 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The candidate have knowledge of plan-driven and agile methodologies in software development and understand basic administrative and technological aspects of the specification, development, testing and maintenance. They know the basic principles in software architecture and design and the value of user participation. 
The candidate can apply object-oriented methods and techniques of requirements specification and are able to establish project procedures using agile development methodology. They can work from project idea to a recommended sketch for a software solution in small projects and know the benefit of tools in different parts of the software development process.
The candidate gain awareness of the software's role in business and community and the role of management, teamwork and documentation in software projects.


The role of software applications in companies.
Plan-driven and agile software development methodologies

Project management and risk analysis
 Methods and techniques in requirement specification and analysis (UML)
 Principles in Architecture, Design and Testing
Tools and Configuration management
 User participation

Teaching Methods

Project work

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours
Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Written Exam, 3 hours (counts 40%)
Evaluation of Project(s) (counts 60%)
Each part must be individually approved of.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Re-sit examination

Re-sit for the written exam in August.

Tillatte hjelpemidler

Code D: No printed or hand-written support material is allowed. A specific basic calculator is allowed.
Read more about permitted examination aids.

Coursework Requirements


Teaching Materials

Software Engineering, Ian Sommerville, 10th ed

Additional materials will be available at semesterstart.