EQ2222 The Sustainable Information and Network Engineer 3.0 credits

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The course is spread over two years, that is, eight periods.  Each period covers a different topic.  The main topics of the course are:  the role of technology and the role of engineers in the society, social and ethical aspects, our responsibility for how technology is used, the international labor market, culture and communication.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course extends over two years, i.e., eight periods. Each period includes different subjects. Main themes for the course are: the role of engineers and the technology in society, social and ethical aspects, the responsibility of people for how the technology is used, the international labour market, culture and communication.

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the student should be able to

  • discuss central questions linked to the importance of engineers in society
  • discuss and analyse the role of the technology in society especially information and network engineering, and its role to reach economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development
  • discuss and analyse scientific, social and ethical aspects of research and development
  • discuss and analyse human responsibility for how the technology is used including aspects of social, economic, environmental and working conditions
  • discuss ethical and cultural questions and differences in an international environment
  • discuss the above-mentioned subjects at a high level,
  • give arguments based on scientific results
  • meet deadlines
  • write short, clear arguing texts based on own analysis as well as given material.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed Degree of Bachelor (180 credits) or the equivalent academic qualifications. Documented skill in English equivalent to English B.

Recommended prerequisites

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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 *

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

Examination *

  • UPP1 - Assignments, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • UPP2 - Assignments, 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.

Participation in all seminars, submitted and passed 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

Mats Bengtsson

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.

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Offered by

EECS/Intelligent Systems

Main field of study *

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see:
http://www.kth.se/en/eecs/utbildning/hederskodex.