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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021 the exams of most courses at the MN Faculty will be conducted as digital home exams or oral exams, using the normal grading scale. The semester page for your course will be updated with any changes in the form of examination.

Please note that there may be changes in the form of examination for some courses taught Spring 2021. We aim to bring both the course description and the semester page of all courses up to date with correct information by 1 February 2021.

See general guidelines for examination at the MN Faculty autumn 2020.

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:

  • write larger programs divided into sensible modules.
  • make programs more transparent by using object orientation.
  • use advanced Java mechanisms.
  • explain how a compiler works
  • read, understand and customize program code written by others
  • find and correct errors in both your own and in others programs

Admission to the course

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Special admission requirements

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 (in Norwegian).

Formal prerequisite knowledge

The course presuppose IN1010 – Object-oriented Programming/INF1010 - Object oriented programming (continued)/INF101.

Overlapping courses


2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of exercises 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 assignments.

It will also be counted as one of your three attempts to sit the exam for this course, if you sit the exam for one of the following course: INF2100 – Programming project (continued)

Language of examination

You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.

Grading scale

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

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.

Special examination arrangements, use of sources, explanations and appeals

See more about examinations at UiO

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Jan. 24, 2021 5:15:43 PM

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