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Software maintenance and testing (3 cr)

Code: AT00BY10-3006

General information


21.11.2022 - 08.01.2023


09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Faculty of Technology (LAB)


E-campus, Lahti

Teaching languages

  • Finnish
  • English

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Information Technology


  • Karri Miettinen

Scheduling groups

  • Luennot 1 (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)


    Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Information and Communications Technology 23K, Double Degree, Lahti

Small groups

  • Luennot 1

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- design and use basic software testing methods
- use software maintenance systems
- design the software to be maintained

Implementation and methods of teaching

Lectures and class exercises will be in the web.

There will be exercises on every week related to the weelky topics.

Timing and attendance

Course starts after spring semester education starts in 9th of January 2023 and the lectures will be held according to the timetable.

Attending on the lectures is desirable.

Learning material and recommended literature

Material provided in the course's Moodle page.

Learning environment

Study material and instructions in the Moodle platform
Lectures will be held in the Zoom platform.

Student time use and work load

Lectures 42 h, independent studying 20 h, weekly practices 19 h
Overall time usage 81 h => 3 ECTs


Version control, program tools and program documentation ways.
Software testing methods e.g. unit, integration and user interface testing.
Continuous integration and delivery.

Additional information for students: previous knowledge etc.

Programming basic skills are useful, but not a requirement.

Assessment criteria

Grade scale: 0-5

Course evaluation consists of the weekly tasks.

Assessment scale


Failed (0)

Not able to reach level 1 criterias.

Assessment criteria: level 1 (assessment scale 1–5)

Is able to regocnize software testing and maintenance related aspects and participate into software development managed with common version control tools.

Assessment criteria: level 3 (assessment scale 1–5)

Mastering level 1 criterias. Additionally student is able to do software testing and document program code in a professional way.

Assessment criteria: level 5 (assessment scale 1–5)

Mastering level 3 criterias and is able to automate software testing environments.