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CB1000 Sustainable development and project management 3.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus CB1000 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course provides knowledge about the role of biotechnology in the development of a sustainable society and touches on concepts within sustainable development, laws and regulations. The students work in project form to analyze the impact of biotechnology products or services on man, the environment and society.

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course the student shall have

Knowledge and understanding to:

  • Describe and explain key concepts in sustainable development
  • Explain and account for different perspectives within sustainable development
  • Demonstrate basic project management skills and work in project form.

Skills and abilities to:

  • Compare and evaluate existing products / technologies from a sustainability point of view in terms of resource availability and impact on people, the environment and society.

Values and approaches to:

  • Describe and discuss how sustainable development can be affected globally, nationally and locally.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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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


  • INL1 - Hand in exercise, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: 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

Participation at the seminars is compulsory.

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

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Course web CB1000

Offered by

CBH/Industrial Biotechnology

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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