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Introduction to programming

Course
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-15853
Tuition
Full education cost: 16 750 SEK
First payment: 16 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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Summary

This course will give an introduction to programming suitable for students who have not programmed before.

About

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.

Prerequisites 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.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.