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FAH3464 Research Methods in Transport Science, Part 2 3.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAH3464 (Spring 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

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.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admission into the doctoral programme in Transport Science; FAH3463 or an exemption by the program director.

Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • 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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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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

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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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Transport and Systems Analysis