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F1A5045 Individual Seminar Course: Architecture 5.0 credits

About course offering

For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 5 Feb 2024 programme students

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P3 (1.0 hp), P4 (2.0 hp)


5 Feb 2024
22 Aug 2024

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

Spring 2024 Start 5 Feb 2024 programme students

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For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 5 Feb 2024 programme students


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Headings with content from the Course syllabus F1A5045 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course aims to deepen and broaden the student´s knowledge in architecture and adjoining fields in order to support research studies. In addition, the aim is to develop the skills and knowledge in reflective participation in academic seminars and contexts. The course consists of chosen seminars where the student prepares through reading material and actively participates as presenter, opponent, or active seminar participant. The specific seminars to include are defined by examiner and doctoral student but should generally consist of a minimum of one seminar with preparation, participation, and follow-up per course credit.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to

  • Give a count for a field of theory, method, discourse, or similar for which the content of the specific iteration of the course has been designed
  • Critically reflect over this as well as give account for its relation to research in general
  • Discuss the relation to and relevance for ones´own research work
  • Participate in a critical, dynamic and constrctive discussion of a field of theory, method, discourse or similar for which the content of the iteration of the course has been designed in the format of academic seminars

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

In order to follow the course a student must have completed a Masters´degree in architecture or adjoining fields, or have an equivalent level of education. Priority is given to students enrolled at KTH or as doctoral students in architecture at other universities.

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

P, F


  • DEL1 - Participation, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 2.5 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

Examination is mainly through participation and follow-up of individual seminars, where also preparation is tested. The number of seminars per credit can vary depending on the type of seminar and the amount of preparation and follow-up. The examination includes written components. (P/F).

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

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Architecture