7.5 credits cr.
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This course is suitable for you who are curious about programming in practice. Among other things, you will learn fundamental computer concepts and programming in a modern programming language.
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During the course, you will work practically with programming, with smaller exercises and an individual project.
The course covers: Fundamental computer concepts. Programming in a modern programming language. Data structures and classes. Problem solving by dividing the problem into sub-problems. Program structuring. Several small programming exercises and one larger, individual programming exercise with emphasis on structuring and specification of the modules being used.
The course consists of three elements; theory, an individual assignment and practical exercises.
The education consists of lectures and practical exercises.
Examination for the course is done with a written examination, and written and oral presentation of the pracitcal exercises and the individual assignment. To pass the course, you need to pass all three elements.
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ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
ContactStudent advisor in computer science and scientific computingStudent affairs office