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DD1348 Ethics in Introduction to Computer Science 1.5 credits

The course consists of the ethics item of the course DD1390.

Admission is restricted to students who have started secondary year at CDATE and therefor can't take the whole DD1390.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus DD1348 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Elementary ethics: fundamental concepts, computer ethics.

Intended learning outcomes

After finishing the course the participants should be able to analyze and evaluate social and ethical consequences of computer applications.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

One of the following courses:
2D1320/DD1320 Applied Computer Science, 2D1343/DD1343 Computer Science,
2D1344/DD1344 Fundamentals of Computer Science, or the equivalent.


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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


  • ETI1 - Ethics, 1.5 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

Ethics (ETI1; 1,5 university credits).

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 DD1348

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Viggo Kann, e-post:

Supplementary information

Admission is restricted to students who have started secondary year at CDATE and therefor can't take the whole DD1390.

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: