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Course content

The core of the subject is a major programming task to be solved in small groups.

Learning outcome

After finishing the course you will:

  • be able to understand how a computer is constructed from the basic circuit elements to high-level principles.
  • receive practical training in programming computers at the machine level.


Students at UiO must apply for courses in StudentWeb.

International applicants, if you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures for international applicants.


Formal prerequisite knowledge

In addition to fulfilling the Higher Education Entrance Qualification, applicants have to meet the following special admission requirements:

  • Mathematics R1 or Mathematics (S1+S2)

The special admission requirements may also be covered by equivalent studies from Norwegian upper secondary school or by other equivalent studies. Read more about special admission requirements.

INF1010 - Object oriented programming/INF101.

Overlapping courses

6 credits INF 111/IN 102.


2 hours of lectures and 4 hours of tuition each week. Several mandatory problems must be completed during the course. Rules for mandatory assignments.


Acceptance of mandatory assignments solved individually or in groups of two. All assignments must be accepted. The students can be examinated in the problems. General information about examination.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.

Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.

Withdrawal from an examination

If you wish to withdraw from the exam you must do so in StudentWeb at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Failure to do so will be counted as one of the three opportunities to sit the exam.


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It is strongly recommended to attend the first lecture since it will be given important information.

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