Real Time Systems, 10 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Autumn 2023, 67%, Campus

    Start date: 31 October 2023

    End date: 14 January 2024

    Application deadline: 17 April 2023

    Application code: UU-11210 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Registration: 17 October 2023 – 7 November 2023

Entry requirements: 120 credits including Computer Architecture. Participation in Operating Systems. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 24,167

Tuition fee, total: SEK 24,167

About the course

After the course you should be able to: explain basic principles of time and resource constraints in real-time systems, describe the basics of programming languages for real-time programming, show how real-time operating systems are structured and function, describe what a real-time network, use real-time programming and real-time operating system for real-time applications, and analyse real-time systems for ensuring that time and resource requirements.

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