AK2018 Advanced Course in Research Ethics 4.5 credits

Fortsättningskurs i forskningsetik

This course develops themes that were introduced in AK2017 Introduction to research ethics. The focus is on problems that the students choose for their individual project tasks.

After the course the student should be able to describe and discuss research ethical problems in her own subject area independently. The student should also be able to provide a nuanced account of different possible approaches to specific problems, and should be able to analyze and discuss ethical arguments in relation to these different approaches.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

Autumn 18 for programme students

  • Periods

    Autumn 18 P2 (4.5 credits)

  • Application code

    50019

  • Start date

    29/10/2018

  • End date

    14/01/2019

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places *

    1 - 10

    *) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.

  • Schedule

    Schedule (new window)

  • Planned timeslots

    Only one scheduled class in advance; the participants will agree on the time slots for other classes needed. (more info )

  • Course responsible

    Jesper Ahlin <jahli@kth.se>

  • Target group

    Eligible for students from all programs, year 3 or higher.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the student should be able to describe and discuss research ethical problems in her own subject area independently. The student should also be able to provide a nuanced account of different possible approaches to specific problems, and should be able to analyze and discuss ethical arguments in relation to these different approaches.

Course main content

This course develops themes that were introduced in AK2017 Introduction to research ethics. The focus is on problems that the students choose for their individual project tasks.

Eligibility

Higher education studies comprising 120 ECTS in the areas of natural sciences/technological sciences or equivalent. English proficiency equivalent to Swedish gymnasium English B.

Recommended prerequisites

AK2017 Introduction to Research Ethics, 3 credits, or equivalent/similar subject is recommended.

Literature

Course literature will be announced on the course web page no later than four weeks before the course starts.

Examination

  • INL1 - Assignment, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 1.5, grading scale: P, F

Requirements for final grade

Exam (TEN1, 1.5 credits), Pass/Fail. Written assignment (INL1, 3 credits), A-F.

Offered by

ABE/Philosophy

Contact

Jesper Jerkert (studierektor), jerkert@kth.se

Examiner

Karin Edvardsson Björnberg <karin.bjornberg@abe.kth.se>

Supplementary information

Former course code: 1N1121

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2010.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2007.