Computer Programming I
Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 1TD433
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Computer Science G1N, Technology G1N
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Finalised by
- The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 17 February 2022
- Responsible department
- Department of Information Technology
General entry requirements and Mathematics 3c/Mathematics D
On completion of the course the student shall be able to:
- explain the execution of a Python program;
- use existing modules such as the Python standard library for different tasks, including file operations, and third-party libraries for processing and visualizing data, based on documentation and other resources for said libraries;
- analyse and solve problems using programming constructions;
- test and debug a program;
- use a programming environment;
- explain the fundamental concepts module, function, class, object and related subconcepts.
Introduction to programming: the purpose of programming, programming in a context e.g. through applications, programmer's perspective on a computer system, programming environments.
Algorithms: the program as an algorithm, the difference between algorithms in real-life vs. in a computer program.
Structure of code: the concept module, function, class, object, scope (including to distinguish between the scopes local, global, instance).
Algorithm components: assignment, sequence, selection, iteration. Arithmetic and logical expressions, terminal I/O. Typical idioms in Python.
Programming: write programs, functions, classes and to use existing modules. The program flow.
Programming techniques: implementation, testing, debugging and documentation.
Lectures, problem classes and computer lab, assignments.
Written examination (2 credits) and approved assignments (3 credits).
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2023
- Reading list valid from Spring 2017
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2015
- Reading list valid from Spring 2013
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2012
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2011
- Reading list valid from Spring 2010
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2009, version 2
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2009, version 1
- Reading list valid from Autumn 2007