TTM4526 - Services and Systems Engineering, Specialization Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Work 25/100 45 minutes A
Oral examination 75/100 30 minutes E

Course content

Current and advanced topics in model-based engineering of distributed applications such as development of self-adaptable systems, in particular with OSGi, as well as aspects of making systems secure, dependable, and high-performing.

Learning outcome

The mandatory theme has the following goals:
A. Knowledge:
1) Understanding of fundamental techniques and principles for self-adaptation.
2) Deep understanding of selected techniques and solutions.
3) Awareness of selected technical systems.

B. Skills:
Practical development of a select application case.

C. General competence:
Experience from writing a state-of-the-art essay based on a literature study.

Learning methods and activities

The course is taught according to the principle of team-based learning. It consists of individual work, group work and immediate feedback. The objective is to foster active participation from the students in the course. The principle is explained at The readiness assurance tests, however, are replaced by oral presentations by the students.

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes oral presentations which count 25%, and an oral final exam which counts 75%. The results for the parts are given in %-scores. The entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade.
If a student also after the re-sit exam has the final grade F/failed, the student must repeat the entire course. Works that count in the final grade must be repeated.

Course materials

To be announced at the beginning of the term.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TTM4515 7.5 2008-09-01
TTM4545 7.5 2008-09-01


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Work 25/100 A
Autumn ORD Oral examination 75/100 E 2018-11-29 09:00
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.