Course syllabus

Requirements Engineering

ETS170, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board A
Date of Decision: 2016-04-05

General Information

Elective for: C4-da, D4-se, E4-pv, F4, F4-pv, I4, I4-pvs
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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.

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


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.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
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.

Code: 0107. Name: Requirements Engineering.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: The final grade of the course is to 60% based on the result of the written examination. Contents: Written exam.
Code: 0207. Name: Project.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: The final grade of the course is to 40% based on project results. Contents: Project in teams.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: ETS672

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Professor Björn Regnell,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course contains a project work which gives 3 credits.