TDT4250 - Advanced Software Design


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio assessment 100/100 A

Course content

Generic techniques for modeling, design and implementation of modular software, focussing on industrial techniques and domains. Component-based design, component-based architectures and frameworks, distributed component-based systems. Model-driven development of software, code generation and domain-specific languages. Testing, continuous integration, deployment and governance.

Learning outcome

The students shall know generic methods for modeling, designing and implementing modular software and model-driven development of software, and how these are used in various phases of development and maintenance.

The student shall have practical skills in modeling, designing and implementing modular software, with modern frameworks and tools, including model-based techniques.

Generell competency:
The students shall know of and be able to select among different methods and techniques for developing modular software.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises. The course may be taught in English if taken by students without Norwegian language skills.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Some individual assessments must be mandatory and required to pass (but do not contribute to the grade).

The grade is determined by submissions that are individual or delivered in groups

Specific conditions

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

Course materials

To be announced at the start of the term.


Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer Systems
  • Informatics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio assessment (1) 100/100 A
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.
  • 1) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation

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