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DD1337 Programming 7.0 credits

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For course offering

Autumn 2024 progd24 programme students

Application code


Headings with content from the Course syllabus DD1337 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Operating systems, especially Unix, the computer system of the school, the hardware of a computer, and text editing. Theory and practical exercises concerning all aspects of basic programming and software development. The programming language Java is used. Simple data structures such as lists and stacks.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, course participant should be able to

- use common computer tools, especially the computer environment at D,

- design and implement simple sequential programs

- use programming to solve problems,

in order to be able to

- find and use correct programming techniques for a given problem,

- take advanced courses within computer science and numerical analysis.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Will be announced no later than 4 weeks before the start of the course on the course web.

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


  • HEM1 - Assignment, 5.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • LAB1 - Laboratory, 1.5 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.

Other requirements for final grade

LAB1 - Laboratory sessions, 1.5 hp, grading scale: P, F

HEM1 - Home assignment, 5.5 hp, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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

Add-on studies

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Richard James Glassey (

Supplementary information

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