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EF112X Degree Project in Electrical Engineering, First Cycle 15.0 credits

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Seminar series including information search, oral and written presentation of technical information, project organisation, and introduction to the project task.

Individual supervised work in the form of a solution of a technical problem that is related to a larger context involving other students, oral and written communication, and evaluation and critical study of personal and others' results within the same context. 

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus EF112X (Spring 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Individual supervised work involving solution of a technical or scientific problem, oral and written communication of the work, as well as evaluation and critical review of own and others' results
  • Seminar series addressing set-up of a work plan, information retrieval and source evaluation, reference management, written and oral presentation, as well as written and oral review of others' reports.
  • Group assignment with focus on putting the results of project in a larger context, including a summary, a written reflection over the ethical importance of the project for a sustainable society and a popular description.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

1.     describe basic concepts in at least one application field of electrical engineering

2.     identify where there is a need for additional knowledge; take responsibility for own development of knowledge; independently plan and carry out simple projects which require interaction with others to achieve an agreed-upon goal

3.     Solve larger problems at first cycle level within one application field of electrical engineering, as well as independently analyse and discuss questíons and issues involved

4)     show awareness of social and ethical aspects including economic, social and ecologically sustainable development

5)     reflect on, evaluate and critically review own and others' technical and scientific results

6.     document and present, orally as well as in writing, one's project work, using acceptable structure, formalities and language

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 104 higher education credits from courses in the programme syllabus up to period 1 in year 3 must be completed latest at the start of period 2, in order for the student to be allowed to start the degree project.

Recommended prerequisites

Prerequisites: See context description. Generally 120 credit points should be taken before attending the course.


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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 - Degree project, 15.0 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

1.     Attendance at seminars

2.     Work plan

3.     Passed session in reference management

4)     Implementation of the project

5)     Summary of context

6.     Report - contents

7.     Report - language & structure

8.     Report - layout

9.     Written and oral feedback

10. An oral presentation

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 EF112X

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

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