Project: Agile System Development, 10 credits (TDP032)

Projekt: Agil systemutveckling, 10 hp

Main field of study



First cycle

Course type

Programme course


Annika Silvervarg

Director of studies or equivalent

Jalal Maleki
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6KIPR Programming, Bachelor's Programme 4 (Spring 2021) 1, 2 1, 1 Swedish Linköping v

Main field of study


Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Bachelor's Programme in Programming



Intended learning outcomes

Having passed the course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop an interactive application together with clients.
  • Develop software together with programmers and clients.
  • Develop software based on the agile methodology's foundations.
  • Understand the agile methodology compared to other methodologies
  • Account for the concepts of ecological, social and economic sustainable development from an engineering perspective.
  • Reason for sustainability concepts and paradigms, sustainability challenges, and the relationship between sustainability and technology development and use.
  • Apply usability principles and integrate usability work within the framework of an agile system development process


Course content

Craftsmanship: Ability to work with agile methods both individually, in pairs, and in teams. Ability to communicate and function socially in a good way in a project and team (Communication). Ability to develop software in the easiest way possible to solve a given requirement (Simplicity). Ability to recieve and give feedback in a constructive way (Feedback). Work at a high speed with good quality and deliver innovative satisfying results (Courage). Work directly with source code rather than documentation and be open to continual changes (Working Software + Responding to Change). Plan an carry out usability testing.

Technology: Program language and development environment depending on project. Requirements management and project management system Trello. Version control system Git/Subversion 

Teaching and working methods

IP-project, carried out according to the study plan.
The course runs over the entire spring semester.


UPG1AssignmentU, G0.5 credits
PRA1Project workU, G9.5 credits


Two grade scale, older version, U, G


Institutionen för datavetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Jalal Maleki


Annika Silvervarg

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 86 h
Recommended self-study hours: 181 h

Course literature

Henrik Kniberg, Scrum and XP from the trences tillgänglig online Jongerius et al., (2013) Get Agile! Scrum for UX, design & development BIS Publishers


Henrik Kniberg, Scrum and XP from the trences tillgänglig online

Pieter Jongerius et al., (2013) Get Agile! Scrum for UX, design & development BIS Publishers
UPG1 Assignment U, G 0.5 credits
PRA1 Project work U, G 9.5 credits

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