FAG3173 Essay in Self-reflexive Methodology 4.5 credits
Content and learning outcomes
The course consists of individual essay writing and seminar discussions. The examination will be based on an assessment of the final essay as well as active participation in the examination seminar.
Intended learning outcomes
After the course the students should have
- ability to produce a text in which s/he critically reflects over her own research practice, with a basis in self-reflexive methodology
- ability to reason in writing around how social complexity affects the preconditions for her/his own research endeavor
- ability to identify and assess the epistemological and ethical challenges relating to a specific research project
- outline in writing how her/his research approach relates to different epistemological and scientific ideals
Literature and preparations
Same as for admission to PhD studies
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- HEM1 - Home Assignment, 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.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 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 FAG3173
Main field of study
The course is primarily developed as a complement and extension to FAG3165.