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Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The course introduces JavaScript as a programming tool. It teaches
the students to program in JavaScript to realize
different dynamic Internet applications on web

Learning outcomes

  1. Knows the syntax, data types, expressions,
    operators and sentences of JavaSCript without the
    use of a manual.
  2. Is able to program
    JavaScript applications smoothly in the client
  3. Knows the DOM (Document Object Model) of HTML
    well and can use its full functionality.
  4. Can build more elegant, more functional and
    more efficient user interfaces for web
    applications than HTML offers.
  5. Knows how to use Cookies and other methods to
    store data on the client computer.
  6. Knows how to use AJAX to retrieve and process
    data from servers and put it on web pages.

Course contents

Basics of programming
Tools for programming
JavaScript Basics
Document Object Model
Event Handling
Timed functions
Advanced JavaScript
Advanced User interfaces
Cookies and file handling

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Web Development

Previous course names

Client Programming with JavaScript

Recommended or required reading

Marijn Haverbeke - Eloquent JavaScript
3rd edition (2018), Available: https://eloquentjavascript.net/ External link

Study activities

  • Lectures - 36 hours
  • Practical exercises - 30 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 37 hours
  • Individual studies - 10 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

Projects completed, returned and accepted.
Quizzes completed, turned in and accepted.


  • Scherbakov-Parland Andrej
  • Welander Fredrik


Welander Fredrik

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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