Course syllabus

Rehabiliteringsteknik och design
Rehabilitation Engineering and Design

TNX153, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board E
Date of Decision: 2013-04-17

General Information

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


The aim of the course is for the students of the Master of Science Programme, in their future professional roles, to take people's different conditions and abilities into account, and contribute to the accessibility of developed products, services and environments.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course consists of lectures in design methodology as well as a project that is carried out with industrial design students in the "Universal Design, project" course. The assignments to be turned in are related to the lectures.

The project will result in a prototype of either a technical aid for persons with a specific disability or a "design-for-all" product or service. The course is problem based and project oriented.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: The assessment will be based on individual and group work. A passing grade will be given to students who pass individual compulsory assignments and a project carried out in groups.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: TNX097 Rehabilitation Engineering.
The number of participants is limited to: 30
Selection: Applicants who have passed the TNX097 Rehabilitation Engineering course will be given priority. Credits remaining for degree completion according to Ladok December 12th.
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 16.
The course overlaps following course/s: TNS120, TNSA01, TNSF01, TNX151, TNX152

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Håkan Neveryd, Universitetsadjunkt, Tekn Lic,
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