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* Retrieved from Course syllabus IV1201 (Spring 2020–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

This is a practical course, with a focus on how to implement a good architecture in code. The course covers non-functional requirements and their solutions in Internet-based systems.

Examples of fields that are treated:

  • design and architecture
  • security
  • transactions
  • persistence
  • error handling
  • testing
  • working methods and tools.
  • operation

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student shall be able to

  • develop Internet-based applications considering design principles non-functional requirements and proven engineering experience
  • explain and evaluate an application with regard to design principles non-functional requirements and proven engineering experience
  • alone solve complex problems with respect to software development

in order to, based on a given specification, be able to retrieve architecture and design for an Internet-based system and implement this in code of production quality.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

  • ID1018 Programming I, 7.5 credits, or the equivalent.
  • IV1350 Object-oriented design, 7.5 credits, or the equivalent.

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


  • INL1 - Written assignment, 7,5 hp, betygsskala: 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.

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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Profile picture Leif Lindbäck

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

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Offered by

EECS/Computer Science

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Lindbäck, Leif

Supplementary information

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