EF2221 The Sustainable Electrophysics Engineer 1.5 credits

Den hållbara ingenjören i elektrofysik

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Electrical Engineering
  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

Autumn 18 TELFM for programme students

  • Periods

    Autumn 18 P1 (0.5 credits), P2 (0.5 credits)

    Spring 19 P3 (0.3 credits), P4 (0.2 credits)

  • Application code


  • Start date


  • End date


  • Language of instruction


  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time


  • Form of study


  • Number of places

    No limitation

  • Schedule

    Schedule (new window)

  • Course responsible

    Oscar Quevedo Teruel <oscarqt@kth.se>

  • Target group


Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course, the students should be able to:

- Understand key issues of the role of engineers in the society.

- Understand the role of technology in society, and its role in achieving economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development.

- Be aware of and show respect to scientific, social and ethical aspects of research and development.

- Be aware of our responsibility for how technology is used, including social and economic aspects as well as environmental and safety aspects.

- Be aware of the ethical and cultural issues and differences in an international environment.

- Discuss and lead discussion considering the above topics, present arguments based on scientific results.

Course main content

The course is spread over one year, that is, four periods. Each period covers a different topic. The main topics of the course are selected from: the role of engineers in the society, work ethic, the international job market, culture and communication and sustainable development. To deepen the connection to relevant industry, the course may include a study trip.


Four seminars, home assignments


Completed Bachelor's degree (180 higher education credits), or equivalent academic qualifications. Documented proficiency in English corresponding to English B.


Own Compendium


  • UPP1 - Assignment, 1.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Requirements for final grade

Participation at all seminars, submitted and accepted home assignments. The grading is based on the student’s active participation in the discussions and on the quality of the submitted reports.

Offered by

EECS/Electrical Energy Engineering


Oscar Quevedo Teruel <oscarqt@kth.se>


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2014.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.