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EN1001 Global Impact of Electrical Engineering 6.0 credits

About course offering

For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

Target group

Open to CELTE

Part of programme

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Autumn 2024: P1 (0.5 hp), P2 (0.5 hp)

Spring 2025: P3 (0.5 hp), P4 (1.5 hp)

Autumn 2025: P2 (0.5 hp)

Spring 2026: P3 (1.5 hp), P4 (1.0 hp)


26 Aug 2024
1 Jun 2026

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Places are not limited

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

Application code



For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students


Anita Kullen, James Gross


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Course coordinator

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus EN1001 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The contents consist of:

  • How does syllabus, intended learning outcomes, grading criteria, and examination work at KTH?
  • Study experience, own responsibility, personal development during a professional career, self-reflection- what do I want I with my education?
  • The importance of electrical engineering for the societal development up to now
  • The importance of electrical engineering for the development of a sustainable society
  • Evaluation of the programme, quality development, student influence.

Intended learning outcomes

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

  • use academic calendars, course syllabuses, intended learning outcomes and grading criteria to plan their studies on both short and long view
  • review critically and reflect on both the set-up and implementation of the education as well as their own study achievements
  • Review critically and reflect on the role of the electrical engineer in a sustainable society
  • Illustrate different fields where research (and education) in electrical engineering plays a relevant role
  • Carry out a limited study of the history of electrical engineering and present this in writing and orally
  • Explain how different electrical engineering systems and standards function and how these systems have influenced society
  • Carry out a limited analysis of an electrical engineering system and present this in writing and orally
  • Analyse and form an opinion on the possibilities and limitations of electrical engineering and its role in society and the responsibility of people for its use, including social and economic aspects

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Compulsory for students admitted to CELTE via common entry or admission to later part of programme to school year two or three. Can not be read by other students.

Recommended prerequisites

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Material from lectures. The students also search for literature themselves.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

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


  • UPPA - Assignments, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • UPPC - Assignments, 3.0 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.

The final grade is equal to the grade on the examination part UPPC.

Other requirements for final grade

Each examination part should be approved.

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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Anita Kullen, James Gross

Supplementary information

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