Course syllabus

Rehabilitation Engineering

TNX097, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 3
Date of Decision: 2012-04-25

General Information

Elective for: C4, C4-da, D4, E4, E4-mt, F4, F4-mt, M4, MD4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims to be an eye-opener as to how technology can create possibilities for people with disabilities. Knowledge about the technology user, user interfaces and the ability to understand the process as a whole will be important characteristics of an engineer in the design process of the future.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


In this course you will meet people with disabilities who present their use of technology. You will also train your ability to solve engineering problems in a human-centred design project.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: The assessment will be based on individual and group work. A grade of 3 will be given to students who pass individual compulsory assignments, the take-home exam and project work.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: 35
Selection: Credits remaining for degree completion according to Ladok June 17th.
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 16.
The course overlaps following course/s: TNS120, TNX096

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Håkan Neveryd, Universitetsadjunkt, Tekn Lic,
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