Analysis & Problem Formulation


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.

That the student obtains knowledge of problem-oriented project work and specifically be able to analyze and define a problem within programs as well as describe the problem in an application context with emphasis on either a technical or social context.

The project work focuses on gaining early experience of problem-oriented project work in groups to build competence for the P1 project.

As documentation for the project work, the project team must:

  • prepare a P0 report, and
  • prepare a P0 process analysis

After submission of the project report, an experience session is held in which a number of P0 project groups present their experiences with the project group's work process.

The experience session forms the basis for each group's process analysis.

Learning objectives


  • be able to understand and explain the theories and methods used in the project


  • convey analysis and delimitation of a software problem
  • communicate the project's considerations, work results and work processes in writing, graphically and orally
  • describe gained experiences with the group's project work


  • define a problem within software
  • describe and analyze a problem and select and defend a problem formulation
  • propose and argue for possible solutions to a formulated problem

Type of instruction

Project work

Extent and expected workload

The student is expected to spend 27.5 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 137.5 hours.



Name of examAnalysis & Problem Formulation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal 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 titleAnalyse & problemformulering
Module codeDSNDATFB110
Module typeProject
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