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Object Oriented Programming

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IITB8003
Curriculum: IT 2023
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2024-2025)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Moghadampour, Ghodrat
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2024-2025

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3008IT2023-2, IT2023-2A, IT2023-2C2024-09-02 – 2024-12-14Matti TuomaalaEnglish2024-08-01 – 2024-09-06
3009IT2023-2, IT2023-2B2024-09-02 – 2024-12-14Matti TuomaalaEnglish2024-08-01 – 2024-09-06

Taking the course in advance? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

The student will learn concepts of object-oriented programming such as classes, attributes, methods, objects, inheritance, polymorphism and serialization and will be able to apply these techniques in practice and develop applications, which follow object-oriented principles. During the course, the student will also learn to write object-oriented programs, which are able to do demanding operations and handle files as well as do database communication.

Student's Workload

135 h, which contains 50 h of scheduled contact studies.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Introduction to Programming.


Java programming language, classes, objects, method overloading, inheritance, method overriding, polymorphism, virtual methods, abstract classes, interfaces, Vector, ArrayList, Hashtable, HashMap, file handling, serialization, exception handling.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material on the course Web site.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, possible project work.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student understands most course concepts, is able to apply them and is capable of developing applications with advanced features.
Grade 3: The student understands a considerable portion of course concepts, is able to apply them and is capable of developing applications with moderate number of functions.
Grade 1: The student understands basic course concepts, is able to apply them and is capable of developing simple applications.

Assessment Methods

Assignments, examination and possible project work.