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02121 Engineering practice

The course is reserved for first-semester students on the Software Technology or Mathematics and Technology bachelor studies.

Danish title: 

Ingeniørarbejde - Softwareteknologi


Point (ECTS )


Course type:   

BSc/MSc- BSc course


E4B and January


Scope and form:

13-week period: Lectures and exercises.
3-week period: Project work.

Duration of Course:

13 weeks + 3 weeks

Date of examination:

Decide with teacher 

Type of assessment:



Qualified Prerequisites:

General course objectives:

To gain insight into the content, method, and challenges in studying and subsequent professional work within software technology and to be able to document the work and results.

Learning objectives:

A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
  • Make a study plan.
  • Identify, analyze, and compare known methods for solving a simple problem within software technology.
  • Adapt known methods for the solution of a simple problem within software technology.
  • To implement a solution in form of a product.
  • Evaluate a solution of a problem within software technology
  • Explain briefly in writing and orally relevant aspects of a problem or the solution of a problem within software technology.
  • Organize, plan, and carry out collaborative work in a smaller project group.
  • Apply relevante software technologies and tools.


Relevant topics in programming, software tools, problem solving, and project work. Study techniques and planning of study.

Course literature:

"Introduction to Programming in Java: An Interdisciplinary Approach", Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne.


Philip Bille, 322, 126, (+45) 4525 3647, phbi@imm.dtu.dk  


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Last updated: May 12, 2010