FAE3016 Supervision of Degree Project Students (Part 2) 1.5 credits

Handledning av examensarbete (del 2)

The aim of the course is to develope their skills as an adviser. After taking the course they should:

- have excellent knowledge of how to write a research plan that is suitable for a degree project student

- have excellent knowledge of advising students

- have excellent communication skills in the research area

- have excellent knowledge of how to give positive creative critisism

- have excellen knowledge of techniques for wirting and orally presenting research results.

The course has four main parts:

1) defining and writing the scope of a research study for a degree project

2) advising meetings with the degree project student

3) discussions with their own adviser dealing with advising methods as well as the project process

4) evaluation of the student's work: the thesis, of the student's research process and their oral presentation

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course has four main parts:

  1. defining and writing the scope of a research study for a degree project
  2. advising meetings with the degree project student
  3. discussions with their own adviser dealing with advising methods as well as the project process
  4. evaluation of the student's work: the thesis, of the student's research process and their oral presentation

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to develop your skills as an adviser. After taking the course you should:

  • have excellent knowledge of how to write a research plan that is suitable for a degree project student
  • have excellent knowledge of advising students
  • have excellent communication skills in the research area
  • have excellent knowledge of how to give positive creative criticism
  • have excellent knowledge of techniques for writing and orally presenting research results

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

FAE3015 Supervision of Degree Project Students (Part 1) 1,5 credits

Recommended prerequisites

The examination consists of an oral discussion (booked discussion specifically for examination) between the doctoral student taking this course and the main adviser of the master’s student which they have co advised. This should take on the order of one to two hours. A detailed list of what should be discussed is given in the course PM. The student is to present the activities they have done within the scope of the course, documentation of the advisory meetings both with the student they have co advised and meetings with the main adviser of the student they have co advised. They are to present what they thought worked well and what did not work well. They are to present problems they encountered and what they did to try to solve these during the course of the work. Furthermore the student should make a discussion about the differences between the previous advising situation and the present situation; did it work better or not and why. They should give a suggestion as to how they could

The student must document the work done and the time it took to do the work. In order to get 1.5 ECTS the students must have spent at least 40 hours on the course work.

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Assignment, 1.5 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.

The examination consists of an oral presenation by the student to the teacher. This should take on the order of one to two hours. The student is to present the activities they have done within the scope of the course, documentation of the advisery meetings with the student they have advised and of the advisory meetings with their adviser. They are to present what they thought worked well and what did not work well. They are to present problems they encountered and what they did to try to solve these during the course of the work. Furthermore the student should make a discussion about the differences between the previous advising situation and the present situation; did it work better or not and why. They should give a suggestion as to how they could change their advisory techniques in the future in order to have better success.

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

Vladimir Cvetkovic

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Contact

ir Cvetkovic (vdc@kth.se)

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.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering