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FAE3006 Research Communication, Publishing, Presentation and Critical Evaluation, Part 1 for Lic Degree 4.5 credits

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Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAE3006 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course contains several activities. These activities are to result in developing the research abilities and broaden the student's knowledge.

Intended learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to introduce the students to basics in research methods and means of communication. After taking the course the students shall:

- have knowledge about how to work in groups within a research environment even when there are several different research fields represented.

- have the basics knowledge of how to write and critically evaluate scientific articles; critically evaluate their own and others work in a constructive and positive way.

- have knowledge and experience in oral presentation of their research and experience in acting as opponent of other students who present their research either at master, licentiate or PhD seminars.  

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Accepted into the PhD program for Land and Water Resources Engineering.

Recommended prerequisites

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Articles in publishing methods and oral presentations.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Homework, 4.5 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

The examination consists of an oral presentation by the student to the examiner; one to two hours oral presentation. The students are to present what they have done within the scope of the course and give an explanation of how the activities have strengthened and lead to reaching the goals of the course.

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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Elzbieta plaza (

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering