TDT4140 - Software Engineering


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio assessment 100/100 1 semesters ALLE

Course content

Practical and theoretical understanding of software engineering for small, co-located development teams, with special emphasis on development processes, requirements engineering, software quality and technological choices.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Students must demonstrate basic understanding of terms, principles and practices for most important internationally used development processes, methods for requirements engineering, methods for ensuring software quality, making technological choices and seeing the connection between technology choices and product characteristics.

Skills: Students must demonstrate ability to plan and conduct small software development projects in co-located development teams.

General competence: Students must be able to critically reflect on practice- and research-based advice, and own experience from software development, be able to effectively work in a development team, know modern tools and technology for software development and be able to learn about the domain of a software product.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and obligatory group project with several deliverables and presentations.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

The folder consists of a written group agreement, preliminary study, two retrospective reports, individual and group reflection report, as well as two oral presentations of a product. The two presentations will be held on dedicated dates, specified at the start of the semester.

Failure to attend these presentations will affect the asessment of the course.

Feedback is given along the way on all deliveries, with the exception of the reflection reports.

In case of repetition, due to failure or improvement of grade, the entire folder must be repeated.

Course materials

Books and articles will be given at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF8018 7.5
IT1602 7.5 SPRING 2008

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100 ALLE



Room Building Number of candidates
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