Course syllabus

Ingenjörsprocessen för programvaruutveckling - samhällsaspekter
Software Engineering Process - Soft Issues

ETSA05, 4 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board A
Date of Decision: 2015-04-10

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: D2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The objective of the course is to give the student basic knowledge about ethical questions that are relevant for software engineers. In addition to this quality requirements describing products and systems with respect to different peoples needs’ are elaborated, basic financial conditions for new product development, and legal aspects of engineering are discussed. The course also aims at practicing project work and report writing.

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


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: The final grade is calculated based on the group assignment and attendance to the seminars.

Code: 0111. Name: Seminars.
Credits: 2. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Participation and approved assignments is a prerequisite for grade pass.
Code: 0211. Name: Group Assignment.
Credits: 2. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Quality assessment of developed material and the project work.


Required prior knowledge: EDA011/EDA016/EDA017 Programming.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: ETS141

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Prof. Per Runeson,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is given in Swedish, but parts of the course may be given in English.