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DD2482 Automated Software Testing and DevOps 7.5 credits

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For course offering

Autumn 2024 devops24 programme students

Application code


Headings with content from the Course syllabus DD2482 (Autumn 2024–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course follows a flipped classroom pedagogy about:

Software testing.

Continuous integration.

Continuous delivery, continuous deployment, continuous monitoring.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student shall be able to

  • write and deploy tests, and assess test quality
  • use the state-of-the-art of software development platforms
  • configure and deploy infrastructure software, including continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment
  • use collaborative platforms for software development
  • design, deploy and orchestrate microservices and containers

in order to

  • have the required skills of a Devops Engineer
  • be prepared for lifelong learning with respect to fast-changing technology.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Knowledge and skills in object-oriented programming as well as algorithms and
computer structures, 6 credits, corresponding to one of the courses DD1320, DD1321, DD1325, DD1327, DD1338, DD1339, DD1340, DD1341, DD1346 or ID1020.

Knowledge in English corresponding to the upper secondary course English B/English 6. 

Recommended prerequisites

DD2480 Software Engineering Fundamentals, or corresponding course. DD2459 Software Reliability is recommended but not required.


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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


  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 7.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

Project based assessment: 4 graded projects.

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

Computer Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Martin Monperrus (

Supplementary information

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