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Introduction to programming

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: LT2001
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 31 August 2020 - 2 November 2020
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

This course will give an introduction to programming suitable for students who have not programmed before. It offers an introduction to computer science aspects like algorithms, data structures and programming paradigms.

The course also introduces the programming environment and basic concepts, theories and technologies used in the master's programme in language technology.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Students with an undergraduate degree (at least three year full-time study) in:

  • language technology, computational linguistics or computer science,
  • linguistics (with at least 30 credits, corresponding to half a year full-time study, in formal linguistics or programming),
  • adjacent subjects, e.g. cognitive science, languages, philosophy or mathematics (provided that the student can show a background in either programming or formal linguistics corresponding to 30 credits, that is half a year full-time study), or
  • certificate from their department assessing that they fulfill equivalent qualifications.
To provide the requirement in English by an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS, the English proficiency should be equivalent to the level of English 5/English Course A from Swedish Upper Secondary School.

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: 16 750 SEK
First payment: 16 750 SEK

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

Study Guidance

Madelaine Miller, +46 31-786 5086,


Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, Theory of Science
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Renströmsgatan 6

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