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5009659: C19 Information Systems Development

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Semester:WS 20/21
Scheduled in semester:1
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:67.5 h

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Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2019)


Information Systems Development provides an introduction to programming including web frameworks that can be used in online environments such as e-commerce platforms or blog systems. The course covers six primary topics:

  • Introduction to scripting / programming
  • Software / programme development
  • Web technologies and web development
  • Web applications and their frameworks
  • Programming using existing frameworks
  • Project: Web platform

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students will

  • memorize programming concepts and web technologies for information systems development
  • develop introductory software programs (or scripts)
  • assess the advantages and disadvantages of various web frameworks
  • produce an online platform (e.g., website, shop, blog) using an existing web application framework


Lectures Method

  • The course involves interactive lectures with exercises to integrate theoretical knowledge with practical design and analysis skills.
  • The e-learning platform Moodle is used throughout the course to disseminate course material and for information and discussion.
  • Case studies are used to discuss the course contents and to train students in using the methods covered.

Admission Requirements

  • Elementary knowledge of programming (preferably, a scripting language such as Python or a high level language such as Java)
  • Elementary knowledge of web development (e.g., familiarity with HTML and CSS) and optonallyl of web frameworks (e.g., wordpress, django)


  • PWW-MA_Information Systems Development - Exercise (WS 20/21, bewertet)