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Requirements and User Experience

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: DIT045
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Period: 4 November 2019 - 18 January 2020
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course provides students with an introduction to the field of requirements
engineering and user experience. It starts by providing a solid foundation by defining
key concepts like goals, requirements and specifications. It also presents the process of
identifying and documenting the requirements of a software product. Emphasis is also
given to quality requirements.
The second part of the course focuses on usability aspects. The course will focus on
integrating the requirements gathered in the first part with more design-oriented
requirements gathered as part of a user-centric design process (for example, via
interviews and the use of personas). The course also presents elements of visual design
and information design, for instance, how to include aspects of user experience in the
design of a software product. Further, the course touches upon methods of prototyping
(for example, digital mockups) and presents some techniques to evaluate the usability of
a software product (for instance, via user studies). Finally, the course will provide
students with hands-on experience in designing and developing graphical user interface
(GUI) programs.


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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: Completed 7,5 credits in object oriented programming (for example DIT042 Object-Oriented Programming, 7.5 credits).

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

E-post:, tel: 031-772 1071


Department of Computer Science and Engineering
41296 Göteborg

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