Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. ETS170 overlaps following cours/es: ETS672. Optional for: C4, C4da, D4, D4pv, E4, E4pv, F4, F4pv, I4, I4pvs. Course coordinator: Professor Björn Regnell,, Computer Science. Prerequisites: Any of ETSA01 Software Engineering Process - Methodology or ETS140 Software Engineering Process or ETS160 Methodology for Software Development or ETS032 Software Development for Large Systems. Assessment: Examination is based on both individual and group assessment. Project work is assessed in groups, lab sessions are assessed in pairs, and the written exam is assessed individually. The final mark is a combination of written exam marking and project marking. Parts: 2. Further information: The course contains a project work which gives 3 credits. 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 both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in methods and techniques for requirements engineering. The course gives training in scientific paper reading.

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.

Lauesen S: Software Requirements - Styles and Techniques, Addison-Wesley, ISBN 0-201-74570-4.
Additional literature assigned by the department.


Code: 0107. Name: Requirements Engineering.
Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam. Contents: Written exam.

Code: 0207. Name: Project.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Project in teams. Contents: Project in teams.