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FHK3007 Seminar Course in Technology and Health 2.5 credits

The overall purpose of the course is to offer insights into research-based and theoretical aspects in technology and health as well as give the experience in presenting their own research and scrutinize other doctoral students’ research.

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For course offering

Autumn 2023 Start 28 Aug 2023 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FHK3007 (Spring 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course disposition

The course is subdivided into seminars, hereby giving the student an opportunity to explore a particular theme and to become acquainted with a research practice. Each seminar is supervised by a lecturer with research background.

Course contents

  • Participation in scientific seminar
  • Reflection on how the content and form of the seminars will/were applied for improving ongoing PhD studies.

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course the doctoral student should have the knowledge and ability to

  • describe and explain the theories and empirical findings in their specialist area
  • present and discuss research findings from their own scientific studies
  • critically analyze and evaluate the methods and results from their own and others scientific studies

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Eligible for studies at the third-cycle level.

Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • SEM1 - Seminar, 2.5 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.

Attendance, oral presentation, opposition, and written report

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

Third cycle education


Andrea Eriksson, Rodrigo Moreno

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems