University: Technical University of Košice
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Department: Department of Computers and Informatics
Course Number: 26000642 Course Name: Requirements Engineering
Type, scope and method of learning activities:
Course Type: Lecture, Laboratory exercise
Recommended scope of the course content (in hours):
Full-time study (hours per week): 2,2
Part-time study (hours per semester): 26,26
Study Method: Attendance
Number of credits: 6
Recommended semester of study: WT
Recommended semester Study programme Study grade Study Method
1.rok WT Cybersecurity (KB_Ing_D_sk)
Informatics (INF_Ing_D_sk)
Informatics (INF_Ing_D_en)
2.rok WT Cybersecurity (KB_Ing_D_sk)
Informatics (INF_Ing_D_sk)
Informatics (INF_Ing_D_en)
Level of study:
Course completion requirements:
Assessment and completion of the course: Credit test and examination
Continuous assessment: Student passes the continuous assessment and receives credits when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 21% out of 40%.
tests, project
Final assessment: Student passes the final assessment and passes the examination when he or she meets the requirement to obtain at least 31% out of 60%.
final test, exam
Overall assessment: Overall assessment is the sum of the assessments obtained by students in the assessment period. The overall result is determined in accordance with the internal regulations of the Technical University in Košice. (Study Regulations, the internal regulation principles of doctoral studies)
Learning outcomes:
The student will acquire basic knowledge about process for requirements processing, classification, modeling and documentation requirements, managing changes in requirements, processing requirements for architecture. Students will learn the risk management of system specification. Students will enter into the necessary expertise for processes regarding the requirements for a software system. After successful completion of this course the student should understand the basic problem of processing of requirements and the importance of these processes.
Brief course content:
1. Types of requirements in requirements processing.
2. The process of requirements processing.
3. The structure and content of the document of requirements
4. Validation requirements.
5. Management of changes in the requirements.
6. The requirements and architecture design of software systems.
7. Specification of critical systems.
8. Types critical systems.
9. Reliability of software systems.
10. The requirements for reliability.
11. Specification of systems with risk management.
12. Specification of safety and reliability.
13. Metrics of reliability.
Recommended Reference Sources:
1.  Sommerville,I.: Software Engineering (6th Edition). Addison-Wesley Pub Co; 6 edition (August 11, 2000), ISBN: 020139815X (or Pearson Education; 7 edition (May 10, 2004), ISBN: 0321210263), Software Enginering 9, Software Enginering  10.
2. xtUML - Learn:
3. Introduction to OPM.
Recommended optional program components:
Languages required for the course completion:
Notes: The processing demands on the system has a critical role in the software process. Systematic solving this problem and use current knowledge from research and development is a necessary precondition for output of software processes to the desired level.
Course assessment:
Total number of students assessed: 633
  A B C D E FX  
  18% 23% 28% 24% 6% 2%  
doc. Ing. Zdeněk Havlice, CSc.
Last modified: 01.09.2022
Approved by: person(s) responsible for the study program