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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus 6S3491 (Spring 2009–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • The degree project shall be performed within the technical scope of the education.
  • A project shall be implemented independently, normally at an enterprise and in cooperation with another student.
  • A literature study showing current knowledge in the project area shall normally be part of the work.
  • A considerable own contribution of high quality and with a considerable technical depth shall be part of the degree work.
  • The work is documented in a technical report where independent conclusions and analyses are emphasized.

Intended learning outcomes

The degree project shall train the student to apply the knowledge acquired during the education. A scientific and engineering approach to the work is emphasized, particularly concerning work methods and project management.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 80 credit points (120 ECTS points) within the program and approved courses within the application area of the degree project.

Recommended prerequisites

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Contact the department for further information.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

G, D, U


  • XUPP - Examination Question, 15,0 hp, betygsskala: G, D, U

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved written and oral presentation (XUPP, 15 cr.)

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web 6S3491

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study

Industrial Management, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Claes Hansson tel 08 7909442