PROG1004 - Software Development


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours

Course content

Plan-driven and agile software development methodologies, Project management and risk analysis, Methods and techniques in requirement specification and analysis (UML), Information security requirements, Principles and patterns in Software Architecture and Design, DevOps, Software testing and User participation.

Learning outcome


The candidate must:

  • be able to explain the principles of iterative, incremental and flexible system development
  • have familiarized themselves with how a project is managed, documented and implemented
  • be able to account for different types of tests and test strategies
  • know the basic principles of software architecture and design
  • know DevOps


The candidate must:

  • be able to use flexible system development methods to develop an information system
  • be able to model information systems using Unified Modeling Language
  • be able to define and document the information system's vision and requirements
  • be able to use requirements to design and conduct tests of the software
  • be able to use methods and tools to plan, organize and manage projects


The candidate must:

  • be able to work in accordance with recognized professional ethics for system developers
  • be able to work effectively and purposefully in a team towards a common goal
  • can apply software developers terminology

Learning methods and activities

  • Lectures
  • Mandatory Assignments
  • Project/Groupwork
  • Exercises

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Mandatory assignments: 3 out of 4 assignments must be approved. Clearly deficient and not independent work is considered not approved.

Re-sit examination for the written exam in August.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Digital Infrastructure and Cyber Security (BDIGSEC)
Programming (BPROG)

Course materials

Engineering Software Products, Ian Sommerville, last ed. Additional materials will be clarified at semesterstart.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IMT2243 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
DCST1008 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
IDATG1002 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Information Technology and Informatics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 2023-05-11 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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