This course will be discontinued.
Last planned examination: Spring 2025
Decision to discontinue this course:
The course will be discontinued at the end of VT 2025 according to the Head of school decision: J-2023-1525.
Decision date: 2023-06-12
The course was given for the last time in Spring 2023. The last opportunity for examination in the course is given in Spring 2025.
The examination is carried out during the transition period within the framework of the course DD1367.
The course aims to introduce students to the theory and practice of software engineering. The main activities are: formal lectures, invited industrial speakers, and a group project (8 students per group).
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Content and learning outcomes
Theory: systematic principles for design of correct and robust software, life cycle models, the documentation standard PPS-05, project organisation and planning, project risks, software requirements capture and analysis.
Presentation of project proposals, assignment of project groups, project work and production of project planning document (PPD) and user requirements document (URD). Guest lectures by experts on software development from the industry.
Software development project: planning, requirements capture and analysis for a large software engineering project in groups of at least 10 students, in collaboration with a company or researcher that functions as an external client and provides the project proposal and evaluates the results.
Rhetoric and oral presentation.
Intended learning outcomes
After passing the course, the student shall be able to
- describe different development methods for software
- apply appropriate methods for design and implementation in modern software development
- apply established principles of production of the documentation that are necessary for planning, implementation and delivery of software development projects
- apply general guidelines and design principles for rhetoric and oral presentation
- practise the different communication situations with different interested parties that are relevant in a software development project
- work in large software development project groups, where the individuals have different roles and responsibility
in order to be prepared to participate in IT projects, independently of the size of the project and the project group.
Literature and preparations
Knowledge and skills in programming, 6 higher education credits, equivalent to completed course DD1310/DD1311/DD1312/DD1314/DD1315/DD1316/DD1318/DD1321/DD1331/DD1337/DD100N/ID1018.
Knowledge in basic computer science, 6 higher education credits, equivalent to completed course DD1320/DD1321/DD1325/DD1327/DD1338/DD2325/ID1020/ID1021.
Active participation in a course offering where the final examination is not yet reported in LADOK is considered equivalent to completion of the course.
Registering for a course is counted as active participation.
The term 'final examination' encompasses both the regular examination and the first re-examination.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- PRO1 - Reports and presentations, 10.5 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.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web DD1369
Main field of study
From 2023/2024, the course will be replaced by DD1367.
In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: