Course syllabus

Programmering, grundkurs
Introduction to Programming

TFRD48, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: Single courses at LTH autumn 2021
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2021-02-23

General Information

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 imperative programming, object-orientation and functional programming.

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


Basic programming constructs and construction of simple algorithms. Usage of common data types for collections: sequences, sets, maps. Basic object-orientation: object, class, encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism, immutable objects, mutable state. Basic functional programming: functions as values, anonymous functions, pattern matching, usage of higher-order functions. Scala is used as the main programming language.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Completed compulsory laboratory work and approved oral presentation of project and theory questions is required for a passing grade. For higher grades a written examination is also required.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Name: Project and Theory.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: For a passing grade (3), completed compulsory laboratory work is required, as well as an approved oral presentation of projects and theory questions. For higher grades, a written exam is also required. To be allowed to write the exam (for grades 4 or 5), all criteria for passing must be met.
Name: Laboratory Work .
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: The compulsory laboratory work must be completed to qualify for a passing grade. Contents: Laboratory work.


Admission requirements:

The course overlaps following course/s: EDAA45, EDAA10, EDAA50, EDAA55, EDAA65, EDAA20

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Björn Regnell,