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INF-2900 Software engineering - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Science and Technology

Type of course

The subject can be taken as a singular course.

Course contents

This course covers various aspects of the software life cycle, with an emphasis on the agile software development process. These include requirement gathering and specification; project estimation, planning, collaboration and management; and software design, implementation, debugging, testing, evolution, documentation, release and maintenance. The course emphasizes on learning-through-building with a course-long team project. In the project, the students will work on the various software development aspects using an agile software development process.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for the autumn semester and 1 October for the spring semester.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements: Higher Education Entrance Qualification + specific entrance requirements equivalent to MATRS: R1/(S1+S2). Application code: 9354 - Singular course in computer science

Objective of the course

Knowledge; students would have


General competence:

Language of instruction

The language of instruction is English and all of the syllabus material is in English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Lectures: 30 hours, Colloquium: 30 hours, Laboratory guidance: 30 hours. The course is given every spring semester.


Portfolio assessment. Exam includes a project work during the semester. Group and individual assessments are equally weighted. The examination involves both written and oral components. All components in the portfolio are assessed as a whole and one combined grade will be given.

Course requirements: The coursework includes participation on a larger project throughout the semester.

Grading scale: Letter grades A-E, F - Fail.

Re-sit examination: It will not be given a re-sit examination in in this course.

Postponed examination: Students with valid grounds for absence will be offered a postponed examination for the module in question. If practically possible the examination are arranged during the semester as soon as the reasons for absence have ceased. 

For further details see: Utfyllende bestemmelser for eksamener ved Fakultet for naturvitenskap og teknologi (only in Norwegian)  |  Regulations for examinations at the UiT

Date for examination

Portfolio assessment hand out date 05.02.2020 hand in date 22.05.2020

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Course overlap

AUT-2004 Application Development 1 stp
Lectures Spring 2020
First attendance: Friday 11th 2019 at 10:15 in B203, REALF
Lectures prof. Gunnar Hartvigsen
f.aman. Weihai Yu