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Before choosing course

The course aims to provide aboth basic and new knowledge about the relationship between groundwater and health, and the importance of an adequate groundwater protection. The course deals with water quality, pollution problems, health effects, risk analysis, risk assessment, protected areas, technology, monitoring and control as well as laws and regulations.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus AE273V (Spring 2009–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

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Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

  • University studies of 90 credits and documented proficiency in Swedish B and English A, or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

People with an interest in groundwater management, professionals or students.

University studies of 90 credits and documented knowledge of Swedish B and English A or equivalent

General knowledge of hydrology.


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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


  • PRO1 - Project, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: 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.

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 AE273V

Offered by

ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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