Advanced Programming


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Programming experience and knowledge of imperative and object-oriented programming. Knowledge about language design and compiler construction.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


knowledge of advanced programming technologies and techniques, including elements of the programming language that supports these techniques. The course will focus on both new trends in programming, and on classic advanced themes. Possible topics include:

• advanced libraries
• library design
• syntactic abstraction (macros) and language extensions
• declarative programming
• generic programming
• concurrent, parallel and distributed programming
• reactive programming
• typed and typeless programming
• scripting
• module concepts
• different hardware platforms
• resource
• optimizations
• performance studies


  • achieve skills in selecting appropriate programming tools for a given task.
  •  be able to write correct, efficient and maintainable programs.
  • be able to assess use of resources and to perform optimizations and performance studies.


  • be able to solve advanced programming tasks.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized according to the general teaching methods for the education, cf. chapter 3

Extent and expected workload

It is expected that the student uses 30 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 150 hours



Name of examAdvanced Programming
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Contact: The Study board for Computer Science at or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleAvanceret programmering
Module codeDSNSWFK203
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Computer Science
DepartmentDepartment of Computer Science
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design