AG134X Degree Project in Built Environment, First Cycle 15.0 credits

Examensarbete inom samhällsbyggnad, grundnivå

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The degree project should constitute a specialised study in the main field for first-cycle studies to satisfy the requirements for higher education qualification. The course is designed as a limited project of independent nature within GIT/Geoinformatics.

Intended learning outcomes *

After completed degree project, the student should be able to

show knowledge of the disciplinary foundation of the chosen subject area, applicable methods and orientation in current research and development and show advanced knowledge within some part of the subject area demonstrate the ability to search, collect and use relevant information critically and identify one's needs of additional knowledge demonstrate the ability to formulate, assess and handle problems and critically discuss phenomena, issues and situations demonstrate the ability to plan and with applicable methods carry out assignments within given time frames demonstrate the ability to orally and in writing in dialogue with different groups account for and discuss information, problems and solutions demonstrate the ability to make assessments considering relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects show such skills that is required to work independently within some part of the main study field of technology

demonstrate an understanding of the meaning of a sustainable development within the subject area

Course Disposition

The course is conducted as a project and is performed individually or together with another student. The course is designed with organised supervision including controls during the course period.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

A general condition is that a main part of the studies, at least 135 credits of which 60 credits with progressive specialisation for first-cycle studies within the main field of study, should be completed before the degree project may be started. It is the examiner that decide if the student has the specialisation that is intended and that the student completed the main part of the studies before degree project is started. Exemption can after assessment be granted by the director of first and second cycle education.

Recommended prerequisites

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Relevant literature to be able to carry out the degree project.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • XUPP - Examination Question, 15.0 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.

The degree project should normally be carried out under the programme´s last semester. To pass the degree project must the achievement not be below any of the expected learning outcomes of the course.

Other requirements for final grade *

Accepted examination assignment that is presented at a seminar.

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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Takeshi Shirabe

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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Milan Horemuz ( Takeshi Shirabe (

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.