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FAF3811 Short Literature course in Transport Planning 4.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAF3811 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Seminars on quality in scientific literature
  • Written analysis of different papers' scientific qualities

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the student shall

  • have developed his/her knowledge and understanding of research literature of relevance for his/her doctoral studies.
  • be able to analyse scientific literature from a quality perspective and in relevant cases also from a sustainability perspective.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

The student shall meet the requirements to be admitted to doctoral studies in Transport Science, or have equivalent knowledge.

Recommended prerequisites

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A selection of suitable refereed journal and conference papers will be selected at the beginning of the course.

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 - Hand in assignment, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar, 2.0 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.

Written analysis of a scientific paper submitted before a corresponding seminar.
Active participation in seminars, incl. preparation.

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 FAF3811

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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Oskar Fröidh (

Supplementary information

Language of instruction: English

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Transport Planning