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DD1319 Programming Techniques 8.0 credits

An introductory course in programming techniques with Python. It also provides a short module to introduce web programming.

About course offering

For course offering

Autumn 2024 prgcl24 programme students

Target group

Only open to CLGYM students.

Part of programme

Master of Science in Engineering and in Education, åk 1, Mandatory


Autumn 2024: P1 (1.0 hp), P2 (3.5 hp)

Spring 2025: P3 (3.5 hp)


26 Aug 2024
16 Mar 2025

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Places are not limited

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Autumn 2024 prgcl24 programme students

Application code



For course offering

Autumn 2024 prgcl24 programme students


Linda Kann (


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Course coordinator

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus DD1319 (Autumn 2024–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Fundamental computer concepts. Programming in a modern programming language (Python). Data structures. Using simple graphics routines. Problem-solving through division into sub-problems. Program structuring. Several smaller programming assignments as well as one larger, individual programming assignment with strong emphasis on structuring and specification of included modules. Introduction to HTML and CSS. Introduction to web programming with for example JavaScript.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student shall be able to

  • design programs without code repetitions
  • divide a larger problem in manageable parts
  • divide a program
  • apply control structures
  • design and present user friendly output
  • create flexible applications
  • choose appropriate names of identifiers
  • design interactive programs
  • use and design composite data types and classes
  • transfer data between file and program
  • review others' programs
  • create static and dynamic web pages
  • develop simple web applications

in order to be able to

  • use programming to solve problems and in teaching in the upper secondary school
  • apply the problem solving methodology also in other fields than programming
  • discuss software development with experts
  • assess commercial programs
  • independently and in a group solve problems by designing programs of up to 500 lines in a modern programming language
  • design a simple dynamic web page.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • LAB1 - Programming assignments, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • LAB2 - Computer-based test, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • LAB3 - Programming assignments, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • LAB4 - Programming assignments, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

LAB3 is an individual programming project.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

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Linda Kann (

Supplementary information

From 2023/2024, the course will be replace DD1312.

Only one of the following courses may be counted in your degree:

DD100N, DD1310-DD1319, DD1331, DD1337, DD1340-DD1343, DD1345, DN1212, HI1024, HI1026, ID1004, ID1018, ID1201, ID1301, SF1511, SF1513, SF1516-SF1519.

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: