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Changes in the course due to coronavirus

Autumn 2020 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.

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

Course content

In this course you'll learn how organisations handle information systems. The teaching is based on students working with external organizations and analyzing specific examples from the private and public sectors. As a student, you will develop the ability to critically evaluate how organizations and their users handle information systems.

Learning outcome

After taking this course you'll:

  • have knowledge of the use of IT in organizations and the interaction between digital technology and work;
  • have insight into practical challenges related to information systems in organizations and to common information infrastructures for multiple organizations/sectors;
  • have knowledge about how organizations handle the interaction between old and new systems, integration and standardization;
  • be able to plan and conduct an analysis of multiple contiguous information systems in an organization;
  • be able to identify reasons for complexity;
  • be able to critically reflect on the handling and management of information systems and information infrastructure;

Admission to the course

Students at UiO register for courses and exams in Studentweb.

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).

Overlapping courses


2 hours of lectures each week and 2 hours of group seminars each week.

There will be a project/group work.


Semester assignment counts 40% (this must be passed in the same semester as the exam). Individual written exam counts 60%. Both parts must be passed separately. The semester assignment must be passed prior to taking the written exam.

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 courses: INF3290 - Store og komplekse informasjonssystemer (continued)

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. 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) Dec. 1, 2020 8:16:06 PM

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