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FAL3512 Methods in Sustainability Science 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAL3512 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course is given as a series of lectures and seminars with literature and questions that are to be responded to and discussed.

Intended learning outcomes

The course intends to give an overview of methods used within research on strategies for sustainable development and to give PhD students an opportunity to connect various tools and relevant methods with their own research.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Prerequisites: Same as for being admitted to the PhD program Planning and Decision analysis.

Recommended prerequisites

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Selection of scientific articles that may vary between the years.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • RAP1 - Report, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 6.0 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.

Other requirements for final grade

A short report relating the different seminars to own research.

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

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 FAL3512

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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Cecilia Håkansson (

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering