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FAK3148 Introduction to Research Ethics for PhD students 1.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAK3148 (Autumn 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Central problems and concepts in research ethics, relevant legal frameworks and codes of conduct, concrete discussion cases. 

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to prepare students for a professional research career. After completing it,

students should: be familiar with the most central laws, rules, and practices that govern research; be able to make independent ethical judgments about research in their own fields with support in central research ethical concepts; know how to find practical guidance if they encounter complex research ethical problems.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Eligibility for PhD studies

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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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

  • UPP1 - Essay, 1.5 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.

Essay and active participation in seminar discussions

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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Examiner

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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

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Course web FAK3148

Offered by

ABE/Philosophy

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Per Wikman Svahn (perwi@kth.se)

Supplementary information

To apply for the course, please fill in the form available on this link: https://www.kth.se/form/fak3148-introduction-to-research-ethics-for-phd-students

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Philosophy