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A42SES Seminar Course, advanced level 3.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus A42SES (Spring 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course is divided into a series of parallel seminars that give the student possibility to explore a special theme and to become known with a research training. Each seminar series is led by teachers with research background.

Intended learning outcomes

The course general aim is to give an understanding of research-based and theoretical aspects on the field of the architecture.

On completion of the course, the student should be able to

  • analyse concepts, artifacts or processes with support in some different tools that characterise a research training
  • present a critical analysis of a given text
  • argue and present discoveries and results based on text, image, design work and/or prototypes

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed course A31H1A, A31P1A, A31REA, A31SFA, A31T1A, A31EXA/A31KAX, A31H2A, A31P2D, A31T2A

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • SEM1 - Seminars, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

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

A precondition for examination is 80% attendance and active participation in lectures, seminars and other course activity and passed assignments.

A reflection around the own learning should also be reported.

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

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Offered by


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Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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