FAG3181 Project in Urban and Regional studies 15.0 credits

Projektkurs i urbana och regionala studier

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The project is directed to doctoral students in Urban and Regional Studies, and is done as project work. The work should contain elements such as goal formulation, data gathering, presentation and discussion or analysis of results.  An example of a relevant project can be a research project performed for an agency or a company and presented in a user-friendly report.

The project should normally be separate from the student’s doctoral thesis work. If the project work and the thesis work overlap, it should be clearly explained. The project can be done in cooperation with others. If so, the contribution of the student and of co-workers should be clearly described. The project work should equal 400 hours of fulltime work. Overlaps with doctoral work and work done by other contributors to the project should not be included.

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to give deeper insights in topics of relevance for urban and regional studies.

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Literature and preparations

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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 15.0 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.

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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Andrew Karvonen

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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Offered by

ABE/Urban and Regional Studies

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Andrew Karvonen apkar@kth.se

Additional regulations *

The course is primarily open to doctoral students in Urban and Regional Studies

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Urban and Regional Studies