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FAL3100 Industrial Ecology: Application and Research 3.0 credits

About course offering

For course offering

Autumn 2023 Start 30 Oct 2023 programme students

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P2 (3.0 hp)


30 Oct 2023
15 Jan 2024

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Places are not limited

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Autumn 2023 Start 30 Oct 2023 programme students

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For course offering

Autumn 2023 Start 30 Oct 2023 programme students


Maria Malmström (


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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAL3100 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

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.

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.)

Recommended prerequisites

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Will be announced at the course start.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • 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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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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Maria Malmström (

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering