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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus FAL3112 (Autumn 2019–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course Scenario Methodology will equip students with scenario methods to facilitate sustainability transitions of socio-technical systems. During the course students will design and implement a participatory backcasting project addressing a real-life complex socio-technical challenge.

Intended learning outcomes

After finishing the course, the student should be able to:

  • describe core ideas of different schools in future studies;
  • explain and illustrate scenario typologies;
  • use various methods and techniques for scenario development, e.g. driver analysis, storytelling, morphological analysis;
  • design a transdisciplinary study for sustainable transitions of socio-technical systems;
  • implement a participatory backcasting process addressing real-life complex socio-technical challenges.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Eligible for third-cycle education.

Recommended prerequisites

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Course Literature: will be announced on the course homepage in advance of 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 - Report, 6,0 hp, betygsskala: 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 web

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Offered by

ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering