FKD3090 Research Frontiers in Surface and Corrosion Science 4.0 credits
The course treats current topics within the area of surface and corrosion science. The course is given continuously with 1 lecture each week. The lectures are provided by PhD students as well as by senior scientists.
Information for research students about course offerings
Continuously one time a week during the semesters.
Contact the examiner / course coordinator for information.
Content and learning outcomes
- Presentation of own or related research area
- Active participation at least 20 times
- Opposition on one presentation
Intended learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student should be able to:
- discuss current research areas in surface and corrosion science, including how they contribute to sustainable development as well as associated health- and environmental aspects
- describe how modern research instruments are utilized in order to increase the understanding of surface and corrosion science
- pedagogically present and discuss scientific papers in the area of surface and corrosion science
One seminar a week during the semesters
Literature and preparations
Undergraduate exam in chemistry, physics, material science or similar eligible for studies at the third-cycle level in the area of surface and corrosion science.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- DEL1 - Participation, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- SEM1 - Seminars, 1.0 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
To pass the course it is required that the students actively participate at least 20 times. It is also required that each student gives at least one high quality Power Point presentation in English.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 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 FKD3090