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* Retrieved from Course syllabus AG2145 (Autumn 2009–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Students in this course work with students from AE2001 Project Environmental Engineering in interdisciplinary teams on a problem-based project. The students in this course will particularly contribute with expertise related to natural sciences. Each of the teams:

  • identifies a specific task which contributes to the overall project.
  • collects relevant information that is needed to analyse the identified problems and possible solutions
  • prepares a proposal for the solution of the problems that were identified. 

Parallel with the project work seminars will be offered on specific themes related to the project. Study visits to the study area and the authorities involved in the planning and development of the areas will be organised.

Intended learning outcomes

The objective of the courses is to:
Apply the acquired knowledge and students experiences in a in a research problem-based project related to the development of Biofuel Industry. When completing the course, the students should be able to carry out their Master thesis project in there area of interests.

Students from Environmental Engineering (EE) and Sustainable Infrastructure disciplines has to: 

  • Identify a research problem and questions,
  • Collect relevant information,
  • Apply their own experience and the acquired knowledge not only in this course but also from previous courses in the program,
  • Analyze and discuss their data,
  • Find solutions to the research problem and Make conclusion.

Course Disposition

Project, 8h excursion, 24h seminars

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

3 years of university studies in planning, architecture, civil engineering or social science and at least 30 ECTS of coursework on the advanced level relevant for the scope of the course, for example
AG2142 Political Economy for Environmental Planners
AG2143 Sustainable Rural and Urban Development
AG2141 Urban Infrastructure
AG2147 Sustainable Urbanism and Green Metropolitan City Regions

Recommended prerequisites

AE2501 Environmental Impact Assessment
AG2142 Political Economy for Environmental Planners
AG2143 Sustainable Rural and Urban Development
or
AG2501 Human Settlements and Housing
AG2141 Urban Infrastructure
or
AI2509 Management of Land and Water
AG2146 Sustainable Project Management

Equipment

No information inserted

Literature

To be announced at the beginning of the course

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

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

Examination

  • FÄLT - Excursion, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • INL1 - Team Report, 8,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN2 - Individual Assignment, 4,0 hp, betygsskala: 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Individual Assignment (TEN2; 4,0 cr).
Team report (INL1; 8,0 cr).
Excursion (FÄL1; 3,0 cr).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

No information inserted

Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

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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 AG2145

Offered by

ABE/Urban and Regional Studies

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

No information inserted

Contact

Peter Brokking, peter.brokking@abe.kth.se