Seminar 1: SCR - why?

Study Systems, Control and Robotics Master – Why?

The first seminar will be related to why you choose this particular master programme, what your expectations are/were and how these are matched by our programme. 

Reading before the seminar

Please read the programme objectives, http://www.kth.se/student/kurser/program/TSCRM/HT14/mal?l=en and the "marketing text" at http://www.kth.se/en/studies/master/kth/systems-control-robotics

Written reflection (1 week before the first seminar)

A: For 1st year MSc students and those who have been at KTH as a MSc student less than one year

Write a reflecting text of 500-600 words (about a page) answering the following questions

  • Why did you choose this particular programme?
  • What are your life time goals (career related)?
  • What are your goals for the next 3-5 years?
  • What are your goals for the ongoing academic year?
  • Now that you have prepared your study plan and spent a number of weeks as a master student at KTH, what has surprised you the most (positively or negatively)?

 

B: For students that have already studied one year at KTH and now are in their 2nd year

Write a reflecting text of 500-600 words (about a page) answering the following questions

  • Why did you choose this particular programme? Would you make the same choice again?
  • How has your studies so far matched your expectations? What was the biggest surprise?
  • What are your life time goals (career related)? Has it changed?
  • What are your goals for the next 3-5 years? Has it changed?
  • What are your goals for the ongoing academic year?
  • What do you recognize and what do you not recognize in the programme descriptions?

Submission

Write your name at the top of the page. Save the document in PDF format (there are several free PDF converters available, for example PrimoPDF if your word processing software does not support PDF). NOTE: Name the document seminar1-A/B-firstname-familyname.pdf and upload it to the corresponding assignment in BILDA (http://bilda.kth.se). You should have either A or B in the filename depending on which version of the topic you should answer.

Before the seminar

Read all the reflecting documents of your group mates. Mark the sentences that you find particularly interesting or important.

During the seminar

Take active part in the discussions! 

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