Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. ETS672 overlap following cours/es: ETS170 och ETS170. Compulsory for: IDA3. Course coordinator: Lecturer Christin Lindholm,, Inst f telekommunikationssystem. Recommended prerequisits: EDA616 Computer Programming in Java, ETS312 Large-scale Software Development. Assessment: Examination is based on both individual and group assessment. Project work is assessed in groups, exercises are assessed individually and in groups, lab sessions are assessed in pairs, and the written exam is assessed individually. For final mark the student must pass lab sessions, exercises and written exam. The final mark is a combination of written exam marking and project marking. Further information: Compulsory items: project, exercises, lab sessions, presentations, reports. Home page:

The objective of the course is to give basic and advanced knowledge and skills within requirements engineering for large-scale development of systems completely or partly based on software. The course gives practical skills in methods and techniques for requirements engineering.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Lectures give a theoretical overview and help for private studies. Projects give practical skills and training in different areas of requirements engineering. Exercises relate theory to practice through discussions of problems and solutions. Lab sessions give practical training in computer-based requirements engineering tools.

Lauesen, S: Software Requirements – Styles and Techniques. Addison-Wesley 2002, el Pearson Professional Education, UK 2001. ISBN: 9780201745702
Additional literature appointed by the department.