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The students will present, discuss, and critically examine research associated to analytical chemistry. Hence, the students will be able to evaluate and reason about current analytical problems, and theory, and thus gain both a broader and deeper understanding of the scientific subject area. At least one senior researcher will be present at the seminars as a moderator. Each student will give at least two presentations, and will be main opponent at two presentations.

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* Retrieved from Course syllabus FCK3309 (Spring 2020–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The students will present, discuss and critically examine research associated to analytical chemistry. Hence, the students will be able to evaluate and reason about current analytical problems, and theory, and thus gain both a broader and deeper understanding of the scientific subject area. At least one senior researcher will be present at the seminars as a moderator. Each student will give at least two presentations, and will be main opponent at two presentations.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course the student be able to:

  • Show both broad and specialized knowledge in the scientific field of the course, regarding both theory and application
  • Pedagogically present, critically examine, and discuss their own and others scientific work within the subject area of analytical chemistry
  • Demonstrate insight into academic authorship, and the international scientific publishing landscape with relevance to the scientific subject area of the course
  • Identify, discuss and reflect on ethical and sustainability aspects in the research that are discussed within the framework of the scientific subject area of the course

Course Disposition

Seminar course where the students present, discuss and critically examine scientific research within analytical chemistry.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Eligible for studies at the third-cycle level.**               

To be able to profit by the course the student should have taken one of the courses KD2020, KD2030, KD2330, FCK3303, or FCK3304, or should have acquired corresponding knowledge elsewhere.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F

Examination

  • SEM1 - Seminars, 4,5 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.

To pass the course the student must give two presentations, perform an opposition on two presentations, and participate actively in at least 80% of the seminars. Before each seminar, the students responsible for giving presentations should send a brief summary to the rest of the student group and the examiner.

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

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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

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Course web FCK3309

Offered by

CBH/Chemistry

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Åsa Emmer

Supplementary information

Replaces the course F3B5155

The course is given when there is doctoral students enough. Contact examiner Åsa Emmer for information.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at CBH/Chemistry