Information Systems Development 7.5 credits

Utveckling av informationssystem
First cycle, D0020N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Jonny Johansson, HUL SRT 15 Feb 2019

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Systems Science
Subject group (SCB)
Informatics/Computer and Systems Sciences
Main field of study
Information Systems Sciences

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim

After the course the student will be able to:

  • explain the meaning of Systems Sciences and the role of a systems analyst
  • explain basic concepts and the relationship between these concepts.
  • apply knowledge about information systems by analyzing an existing information system 
  • describe traditional systems development, the systems development life cycle and object-oriented systems development.
  • write a scientific report
  • plan and carry through a small project with written and oral presentation.

  • System Sciences
  • Knowledge, information and data
  • Information systems
  • Systems Development
  • Object-oriented Systems Development
  • Agile Methods
  • Project work
  • Introduction to scientific work 
  • Survey of a company's information system

Scheduled lessons are followed by theoretical and practical tasks; Quiz, oral presentation, scientific report and a Group work where the students examine a real-life company. Knowledge is shared and created within the course through virtual meetings with teachers and other students for discussions, supervision, teamwork and seminars. For student on campus there will be meetings on campus.

Written and oral presentation of group tasks 3,5 hp, Individual examination 4 hp

Technical Requirements: Access to a PC with Windows XP, microphone, Web cam and permission to install software. Internet connection (minimum 1Mb/sek) . For more information contact the course coordinator.

Transition terms
This course cannot be combined with IED300, IED400, IED402, IED425, IED435, IED006 or IED008 in any degree.

Svante Edzen

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2018 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Lars Wiktorin. Utveckling av IT-system - krav, metod och arkitektur. Senaste utgåvan. Studentlitteratur.

Course offered by
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0003Individual assignment reportsU G VG *4.50MandatoryA14
0004Group assignmentsU G#3.00MandatoryA14

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.