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Content and learning outcomes
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.
Literature and preparations
Eligibility for PhD studies
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- 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
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 FAK3148
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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