1N5119 Advanced Course in Research Ethics 4.5 credits

Fortsättningskurs i forskningsetik

  • Education cycle

    Third cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

    P, F

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the PhD student should be able to

   - independently describe and discuss research ethical problems in her own subject area,

   - provide a nuanced account of different possible approaches to specific research ethical problems,

   - analyze and discuss ethical arguments in relation to different approaches to research ethics.

Course main content

This course develops themes that were introduced in F1N5115 Introduction to Research Ethics. The focus is on problems that the students choose for their individual project tasks.


Entry requirements for PhD studies.


Course literature will be announced on the course web site no later than four weeks before the course starts.


Requirements for final grade

INL1 - Assignment, 3,0 credits

TEN1 - Examination, 1,5 credits

Offered by



Karin Edvardsson Björnberg (karine@kth.se)


Karin Edvardsson Björnberg <karin.bjornberg@abe.kth.se>

Supplementary information

Language of instruction: English only


Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2016.