Course syllabus

Programming, First Course

EDA011, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board A
Date of Decision: 2016-04-05

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: BME1, N1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The students shall learn to write small and medium-sized computer programs and attain basic knowledge of object-oriented programming and the programming language Java.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Programs as models of real systems. Objects and operations, classes and methods. Basic Java programming, fundamental algorithms. Data structures: arrays, the class ArrayList. Inheritance, polymorphism. String classes. Object-oriented program development.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written examination. To qualify for the written examination, students must have completed the compulsory course items.

Code: 0114. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. The final grade of the course is based on the result of this examination. To qualify for the written examination, the compulsory course items must be completed. Contents: Written examination.
Code: 0214. Name: Laboratory Work and Assignments.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: The compulsory laboratory work and the assignments must be completed to qualify for a passing grade. Contents: Laboratory work and assignments.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA010, EDA015, EDA016, EDA017, EDA390, EDA500, EDA501, EDA616, EDA618, EDAA10, EDAA20

Reading list

Contact and other information

Director of studies: Studierektor,
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Further information: This course may not be included in a degree together with EDA017.