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FAF3302 Project in Building Materials Technology 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAF3302 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Self-study under guidance by the supervisor, comprising the following parts:

  • selection of research topic together with examiner
  • literature study
  • discussions with examiner or other expert
  • written report (10-20 pages with selected references)
  • if suitable and possible, presentation of the results at research conference

Intended learning outcomes

After completed course the PhD student should have knowledge and experience of particular experimental or analytical methods and their applications to produce research results, both broadly and with focus around the subject area of the thesis.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Accepted for doctoral studies in the subject of Civil and architectural engineering, specialization Building materials.

Recommended prerequisites

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The literature is decided together with supervisor and examiner.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • RAP1 - Project report, 7.5 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.

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

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Course web FAF3302

Offered by

ABE/Building Materials

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Building Materials