EP2221 The Sustainable Networked Systems Engineer 1.5 credits

Den hållbara ingenjören i nätverkssystem

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

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.

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 Disposition

Four seminars, home assignments

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

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

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Own Compendium

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • UPP1 - Assignment, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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 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.

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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Examiner

Viktoria Fodor

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web EP2221

Offered by

EECS/Computer Science

Main field of study *

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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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.