develop and write structured computer programs for solving problems from economics, mathematics and sciences
define and describe the use of the most important building blocks in a program
develop and write computer programs for producing graphical illustrations
find and correct bugs in programs
assess the efficiency of programs
The building blocks of a program: Variables, constants, functions, parameters, tables, if/else-structures, loops, operators, etc.
Simple algorithms and data structures.
Basic structured programming.
Finding and correcting errors.
Lectures, work on computers and compulsory assignments. The course has an expected workload of around 200 hours
Required assignments must be approved, see Canvas for more information.
Assessment methods and criteria
A 5-hour written examination.
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.