Requirements engineering is offered to students at the faculty of information technology in the University of Technology, Sydney. It is a core subject in the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Graduate Diploma. This paper outlines the subject's objectives, the topics discussed. Details of the lecturing methods used are also presented, namely: role-playing and peer-assessment within a group environment. The paper also describes the main features of the online support tool utilised in addition to summarising the lessons learnt. The main aim is to highlight both successful practices and those that can be improved further.