Systems Engineering


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives


  • Know different models and tools for systems engineering.
  • Understand the concept of product lifecycle.
  • Understand the interaction of different engineering disciplines comprising systems engineering.


  • Can apply tools to manage the complexity of a project in a systems engineering framework.
  • Can account for the theory behind applied models.
  • Are able use methods that allow early detection of possible failures.
  • Can modify system design to mitigate potential risk of failures.


  • Are able to use correct professional terminology.
  • Are able to acquire additional knowledge in the field.

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars.

Extent and expected workload

The module is 5 ECTS which is corresponding to 150 hours of study. 



Name of examSystems Engineering
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleSystems Engineering
Module codeB-RSK-K1-1
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring and Autumn
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Technology (Risk and Safety Management)
Study BoardStudy Board of Built Environment
DepartmentDepartment of the Built Environment
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science