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FAK3153 Introduction to Gender Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities (JML) for PhD Students 0.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAK3153 (Autumn 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The module is developped to give PhD students an introduction to gender equality, deversity and equal opportunities (JML). The module covers central problems and concepts, relevant legal frameworks and codes of conduct as well as concrete discussion cases. 

Intended learning outcomes

On completing the course the student should be able to:

Describe and use central terms, methods and theories in the area of gender equality, diversity and equal opportunities.

Discuss and reflect on issues relating to gender equality, diversity and equal opportunities from the perspective of their professional role as research students or researchers.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Eligibility for admission to PhD studies.

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


  • DEL1 - Participation, 0.5 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.

Submitting written answers to the study questions which accompany the readings.

Active participation in 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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Per Wikman Svahn ( , Barbro Fröding (

Supplementary information

To apply for the course, please fill in the form available on this link:

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Philosophy