Software Engineering


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge gained in modules earlier in the education

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This is an English translation of the module. In case of discrepancy between the translation and the Danish version, the Danish version of the module is valid.

Learning objectives


  • on leading paradigms (eg traditional and agile) in the professional development of programs and systems, as well as theories, methods and techniques included in these paradigms (eg process models, requirements management, design, project management, testing, process improvement)


  • using the subject's terminology to accurately explain the selected paradigms, and be able to distinguish and compare these
  • using the subject's terminology to accurately explain theories, methods and techniques within the paradigms and their application in professional development of software intensive systems


  • select, justify and apply appropriate paradigms, theories, methods and techniques in their own developmental contexts

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general teaching methods for the education, cf. section 17.

Extent and expected workload

The student is expected to spend 30 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 150 hours.



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

Additional information

Contact: Study Board for Computer Science via or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleSoftware engineering
Module codeDSNBAITFB602
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
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design