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AG212X Degree Project in Urban and Regional Planning, Second Cycle 30.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus AG212X (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The degree project should constitute a specialisation within the major the Built Environment for second-cycle studies. The course is designed as a delimited project within community planning.

Intended learning outcomes

After completed degree project, the student should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the scientific foundation and best practice of the chosen subject. Demonstrate advanced understanding in current research and development of the chosen subject and also advanced knowledge on method.
  2. demonstrate the ability for holistic, critical and systematic work, including how to search, collect and integrate knowledge and identify the needs of additional knowledge
  3. demonstrate the ability to identify, analyse, assess and handle complex phenomena, issues and situations also with limited information
  4. demonstrate the ability to plan and with adequate methods carry out qualified assignments within given time frames and to evaluate this work
  5. demonstrate the ability to develop and evaluate products, processes, systems, methods or technical solutions considering the preconditions and need of people and the aims of the society for economic, social and ecological sustainable development
  6. Demonstrate ability to clearly present and discuss conclusions and the underlying arguments with other groups both orally and in writing.
  7. demonstrate the ability to make assessments considering relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects
  8. show such skills that is required to participate in research and development or to work independently in other qualified activities

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

All courses that are required for issuing the Degree of Bachelor should be fully completed with a pass mark. At least 60 credits of courses for second-cycle studies should be fully completed with a pass mark. These 60 credits should include all courses in the programme relevant to the degree project and a course in theory of science and research methodology.

The examiner is responsible to evaluate special admission requirements

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


  • XUPP - Examination Assignment, 30.0 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

XUPP- Examination assignment, 30.0 credits

For examination, passed final report, approved seminar discussion of the manuscript and approved participation as reviewer at another student's degree project seminar are required

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 AG212X

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Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Peter Brokking (, Therese Gellerstedt (