DT8110 - IS Development


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 100/100 D

Course content

Advanced development methods for information systems, research into evaluating such methods. Modelling, problem analysis, requirements specification. Combination of formal and informal modelling techniques. Integration of functional and non-functional requirements.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Insight into essential research problems in methods for development, acquisition and evaluation of information systems, with focus on advanced modern modelling techniques.

Skills: Ability to discuss and compare modelling techniques and evaluate their applicability in various contexts, for instance related to the problem domain of the student's own thesis. Ability to explain modelling techniques for other people.

Competence: Ability to evaluate information systems modelling in a broader context and reflect over ethical challenges in projects with model-based development of information systems.

Learning methods and activities

Guided self-study combined with seminars and compulsory exercises. The exercises include oral presentations by the students, plus a term paper. The grade in the course is based on an assessment that includes the term paper to be presented orally (50%) and a final oral examination (50%).

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

The course will be discontinued, thus not accept any new enrollments.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

To be announced at the start of the term.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DIF8918 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science



Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
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