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Development of Embedded and Real-Time Systems

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: DIT632
Spring 2020
50% Day
Period: 20 January 2020 - 21 March 2020
2 Closed GU-28633
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

Embedded and real-time software is often closely interacting with hardware. Typically, this software is written in a language like C on either a real-time operating system or a stripped Unix/Linux version. The course contains an introduction to embedded and real-time systems, programming for an embedded environment and tools used to develop embedded systems, use of IDEs as well as command line programs (compilers, linkers etc.).

The course also contains an introduction to the principal of program execution and the interrupt manage process, general operating systems and real-time operating systems, concepts, mainly, used in the real-time and embedded systems. 

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: To be eligible to the course, the student should have successfully completed 30 credits of courses within Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent, including a 7.5 credits course in programming (e.g., DIT042 Object-Oriented Programming, DIT012 Imperative Programming with Basic Object-Oriantation, or equivalent). Applicants must prove knowledge of English: English 6/English B or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 17 587 SEK
First payment: 17 587 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Tina Mathé E-post:, tel: 031-772 1071


Department of Computer Science and Engineering
41296 Göteborg

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