DV2593 Virtualization and DevOps

Single subject course, 5 Higher education credits, Second cycle, autumn semester 2021


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The purpose of this course is to give the student an introduction and hands-on approach to the field of virtualization and to parts of DevOps.


  • Type of instruction: Distance, mixed-time, part-time 17%
  • Application code: BTH-D5829
  • Period : 2021-August-30 until 2022-January-16
  • Education level: A1N
  • Application: Apply via universityadmissions.se
  • Language of instruction: The language of instruction is English.
  • Location: Some or all of education and examination is held at distance.
  • No. of occasions: Mandatory: none, Voluntary: none
  • Main field of study: Computer Science
  • Course syllabus:
  • Welcome letter: Link to welcome letter from responsible teacher will be posted here no later than 3 weeks before the course begins.
  • Entry requirements: Admission to the course requires a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar area.


Learning outcomes

Course literature and other teaching material

Course literature and other teaching material

Learning methods

Work placement

No work placement is included in the planned learning activities. BTH is aiming for a close contact with the surrounding community when developing courses and programmes.


  1. Lars Lundberg
Course Manager
  1. Lars Lundberg

Time allocation

On average, a student should study 134 hours to reach the learning outcomes.
This time includes all the various available learning activities (lectures, self studies, examinations, etc.).
This estimation is based on the fact that one academic year counts as 60 ECTS credits,
corresponding to an average student workload of 1 600 hours. This may vary individually.



The course will be graded G Pass, UX Insufficient, supplementation required, U Fail.


More information about exams are found in the Student's Portal, where you also enrolls for most exams.

There might be other scheduled examinations. Information regarding these examinations are available in the learning platform Canvas or at other places that the person who is responsible of the course will refer to.

Course Evaluation

The course manager is responsible for the views of students on the course being systematically and regularly gathered and that the results of the evaluations in various forms affect the form and development of the course.

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