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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus FAD3104 (Spring 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course aims to deepen and broaden the student’s knowledge in art, technology and design (in general or specifically within a delimited field) in order to support his/her research studies. In addition, the aim is to develop the skills and knowledge concerning reflective participation in academic seminars and contexts. The course consists of (min.) one chosen seminar or workshop and requires active particpiation by the student, including preparations through reading material or such.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to

• account for a theory, method, discourse, or similar for which the content of the specific iteration of the course has been designed

• account for how this content relates to research in general

• critically discuss its relevance for the student's own work

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

To be eligible for the course, students must have completed a masters´degree or have an equivalent level of education in technology, art or design (such as architecture, planning, civil engineering, design, arts and crafts, or fine arts) or affiliated subjects within the humanities and social sciences.

Recommended prerequisites

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Course literature will be announced in the course PM each time the course is run.

Examination and completion

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

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 the activity, including preparations.

    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 web

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    Offered by


    Main field of study

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    Education cycle

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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    Supplementary information

    The course is elective for research candidates within the art, technology and design programme.

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at ABE/Architecture