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FAL3513 Literature Course in Strategies for Sustainable Development 7.5 credits

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Autumn 2023 Start 28 Aug 2023 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAL3513 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course includes independent studies of literature of relevance for environmental strategic analysis. The literature is chosen by the responsible supervisor and the PhD student(s). The literature can consist of  books or a number of scientific papers. Normally, the content should be at least 500 pages. A course-memo should be established by the PhD student(s) in collaboration with the responsible supervisor. In the course-memo, a literature list, planned seminars and examination form should be specified. The course-memo should be sent to, and be approved by, the contact person for the course before the course can be examined.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give deeper insights in topics of relevance for environmental strategic analysis.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Decided for each course occasion.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • SEM1 - Seminar, 7.5 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.

Other requirements for final grade

The literature is presented at a seminar or in an oral examination. A written summary of the literature should also be presented.

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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Additional regulations

The course is primarily open for PhD students in environmental strategic analysis.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering