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Software Evolution Project

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: DIT598
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 18 January 2020
2 Closed GU-18664
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The purpose of this course is to familiarise the student with situations, activities, and techniques typical for software evolution, such as adding a new feature, refactoring, automating variability or testing, improving performance, re-balancing non-functional requirements, and so on. Furthermore, students learn to plan, implement, and reflect on software evolution scenarios and improvements. 

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Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Successfully completed the following courses, or equivalent:

  • a 7.5 credits course in programing (e.g., DIT948 Programming, 7.5 credits),
  • a software project course (e.g., DIT191 Agile development processes, 7.5 credits),
  • DIT847 Software Quality, 7.5 credits,
and at least one of the following courses, or equivalent:
  • DIT276 Requirements Engineering, 7.5 credits,
  • DIT544 Advanced software architecture, 7.5 credits,
  • DIT597 Model driven engineering, 7.5 credits, or
  • DIT848 Model based testing 7.5 credits.
Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 35 174 SEK
First payment: 35 174 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Tina Mathé e-post:, tel: 031-772 1071


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