FAL3100 Industrial Ecology: Application and Research 3.0 credits

Industriell ekologi: tillämpning och forskning

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

- Overview of applications of Industrial Ecology in problems and challenges that the contemporary society is faced with;

- Overview of research questions and methods within Industrial Ecology, beyond the own research field.

- Communication of Industrial Ecology.

- Project supervision and leading work in Industrial Ecology.

Intended learning outcomes *

This course is primarily offered to PhD students within Industrial Ecology and aims at providing a broad, rather than in-depth, overview of different applications of Industrial Ecology in problems and challenges that the society is faced with and research. It also aims at enhance skills in communicating within  Industrial Ecology and to lead work within the field. After finishing the course, the PhD students should be able to

- Describe and discuss different applications of Industrial Ecology to contemporary challenges of the society;

- Describe and critically discuss the application of Industrial Ecology methods;

- Communicate Industrial Ecology theory in problems and applications to peers and stakeholders;

- Supervise/ lead work in Industrial Ecology.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Qualified for doctoral studies.

(Basic knowledge of Sustainable Development and/or Industrial Ecology and/or Energy/Environmental Engineering is recommended.)

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Examination and completion

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P, F

Examination *

  • RED1 - Reporting, 3.0 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.

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

Maria Malmström

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Contact

Maria Malmström (maria.malmstrom@abe.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/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering