This course is discontinued

INF3270 – Information systems development in organizations

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Course content

Organizations, strategies, information systems and work, implementation in organizations, organizational change.

Learning outcome

This subject aims at providing understanding for analyzing real world information systems development processes in organizations. The course gives a foundation for thesis work in information systems.


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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 (in Norwegian).

Overlapping courses

9 credits overlap with INF5250 – Information systems development in organizations (discontinued)

6 credits INF-ISO-N and 8 credits IN364.


2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tuition each week.

Access to teaching

A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.


The exam consists of an individual essay and a possible oral or written exam.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Grading scale

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

Resit an examination

This subject offers new examination in the beginning of the subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary examination or fail an ordinary examination. For general information about new examination, see /studier/admin/eksamen/sykdom-utsatt/mn/index.html and


The subject is regarded equal to IN364 and INF5250 when practicing exam regulations. Note that the first lecture is compulsory.

Facts about this course






Every autumn

This version of the course will be held for the last time Autumn 2007. INF4270 – Information systems development in organizations (discontinued) will still be held.


Every autumn

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)