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HI1027 Object Oriented Programming 8.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus HI1027 (Autumn 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Basic concepts in object-oriented programming: abstract data types, encapsulation, reuse.
  • Principles of object-oriented programming: classes/objects, relations, inheritance, polymorphism.
  • Object-oriented software development: analysis, design and implementation.
  • Unified Modelling Language: use cases, class diagrams and sequence diagrams.
  • Syntax and implementation in an object-oriented language
  • Exception-handling.
  • Streams.
  • Concurrent programming.
  • Graphical user interfaces and event driven programming.
  • Introduction to Design Patterns

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

HI1024 Computer Programming, Basic Course, or corresponding course

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


  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN2 - Exercises, 4.5 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.

Written exam, TEN1, 3.5 credits (ECTS) A-F. The exam contains both theoretical and  practical portions.
Lab assignments, ÖVN1, 4.5 credits (ECTS) A-F.

The final grade is based on all parts of the examination.

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.

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CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

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