AF222X Degree Project in Structural Design and Bridges, Second Cycle 30.0 credits

Examensarbete inom brobyggnad, avancerad nivå

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The degree project must carry out a portion of a specialization within the main field of study in the second cycle in order to fulfil the requirements for a master’s degree. This means that the degree project must be carried out within the main field of study for the programme, for which the student is prepared. A project within another field of study can be allowed following a trial examination by the Director of Undergraduate and Masters´ studies (GA) at the respective school.

Intended learning outcomes *

The student should:
- Be able to apply the relevant knowledge and skills, which are acquired within the technical area, to a given problem
-Within given constraints, even with limited information, independently analyze and discuss complex inquiries/problems and handle larger problems on the advanced level within the technical area
- Reflect on, evaluate, and critically assess one’s own and others’ scientific results
- Be able to document and present one’s own work, for a given target group, with strict requirements on structure, format, and language usage.
- Be able to identify one’s need for further knowledge and continuously develop one’s own competencies.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

The main portion of the studies, at least 240 credits, must generally be completed before the degree project can be started. It is the duty of the examiner to see that the student has the specialization corresponding to that described above and that a main portion of the studies are completed before the project is initiated. After a trial examination by the Director of Undergraduate and Masters´ studies (GA) at the respective school, exemption can be allowed if found appropriate. The degree project must normally be carried out during the programme’s last term.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • XUPP - Examination Question, 30.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

XUPP - Examination Question, 30.0 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Other requirements for final grade *

Approved thesis and oral presentation.

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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Johan Silfwerbrand

Raied Karoumi

Jean-Marc Battini

John Leander

Costin Pacoste-Calmanovici

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 AF222X

Offered by

ABE/Structural Design & Bridges

Main field of study *

Built Environment

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Raid Karoumi (

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.