Course syllabus

Juridik för tekniker
Law for Engineers, Introductory Course in Business Law

GEMA60, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2014-04-03

General Information

Depth of study relative to the degree requirements: First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements.
Elective for: A3, B4, BI3, BME4, C4, D4, E4, F4, I4, K4, M4, MD4, N3, Pi4, RH4, V4, W3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims to provide the students with basic knowledge of the Swedish judicial system. Students will not only be able to develop skills in identifying and applying current law rulings but also provide them a broad comprehension of the judicial structure of law that will serve as an important tool for engineers to solve practical legal problems in business, public service and local governments.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The aim of this course is to provide the students with basic knowledge of Civil Law, Administrative Law and certain parts of Procedural and Criminal Law. The exercises are designed in such a way that students can put into practice existing judicial rulings in relation to the different common interests of the society. Special emphasis is placed on reading and understanding legal texts.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written examinations are given individually.


The number of participants is limited to: 70
Selection: LTH-consolidated course. Admission to this course is limited. Selective admission procedure. Selection: Number of credits remaining to obtain a Masters degree in Engineering or a Licensed Architect degree.
The course overlaps following course/s: TNX011, VFR140

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Jonas Ledendal,
Course homepage:
Further information: Method of instruction are in form of lectures.