Agile Software Engineering


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


  • leading paradigms in professional software development (agile development and plan-driven development)
  • especially with a focus on agile software engineering, examples of different methods and techniques as well as the theories behind
  • agile development in large projects (‘agile in the large’)
  • process models, requirements management, design, project management, testing, process improvement


  • be able to explain precisely and using the terminology of the subject the selected paradigms, and be able to distinguish and compare these
  • be able to explain precisely and using the terminology of the subject for theories, methods and techniques within agile and plan-driven software engineering and their application in professional development of software intensive systems


  • be able to select, justify and apply appropriate theories, methods and techniques in their own development projects

Type of instruction

The type of instruction is organised in accordance with the general instruction methods of the programme, cf. § 17.

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 examAgile Software Engineering
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
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: The Study board for Computer Science at or 9940 8854

Facts about the module

Danish titleAgil software engineering
Module codeDSNDATFB512
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish
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