FAH3464 Research Methods in Transport Science, Part 2 3.5 credits

Forskningsmetodik i transportvetenskap, del 2

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course is designed to introduce research students at the early stage of their study to appropriate concepts, approaches, tools and methods to conduct research in the area of transport science. The course builds on the corresponding Part 1 course, now by having students apply the concepts from Part 1 in a series of four reflections and critiques of recent published and presented research.

Intended learning outcomes *

After finishing the course, the student shall be able to:

  • Critique an alternate methodology in one's own subject of research.
  • ritique an alternate subject area where one's own methodology is applied.
  • Reflect on new directions in one's own field of research and how the field is reacting to those new directions.
  • Critique one's own methodology in light of the previous three reflections.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Admission into the doctoral programme in Transport Science; FAH3464 or an exemption by the program director.

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Creswell, 2009. Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. Los Angeles: Sage Publishing.

Examination and completion

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P, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Homework, 3.5 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.

Other requirements for final grade *

Participation in qualifying research seminars; written critiques and reflections on these seminars.

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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Joel Franklin

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ABE/Systems Analysis and Economics

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Joel Franklin (joelfr@kth.se)

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.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Systems Analysis and Economics