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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus FAF3509 (Autumn 2019–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Selected topics within Building Services Engineering of specific relevance to the PhD-student's research project.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon successful course completion the PhD-student shall have acquired 3rd-cycle-level expertise in areas of Building Services Engineering to the PhD-project. A key objective for the course is strengthening the student's expertise in the domains of high-performance buildings and sustainable development of the built environment in a life-cycle and system-oriented perspective.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

MSc-Diploma; MSc-level expertise in Building Services Engineering.

Recommended prerequisites

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State-of-the-art literature within areas of Building Services Engineering of specific interest for the PhD-student's research project. The appropriate literature is selected case-specifically, based on the student's current expertise in related areas of Building Services Engineering and in relation to the level of expertise required for the successful completion of the research project.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project work, 7,5 hp, betygsskala: 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

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web FAF3509

Offered by

ABE/Sustainable Buildings

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

This course replaces F1D5998 Project in Building Services Engineering 7.5 credits.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainable Buildings