FKD3340 Project Work in Surface and Colloid Chemistry 5.0 credits
The course provides insight in fundamental physical chemical principles for a given research area in the field of surface and colloid chemistry.
Information for research students about course offerings
The course is given continuously and can be started anytime during the semesters
Content and learning outcomes
- Selection of fundamental research area together with examiner
- Literature study
- Discussion with examiner or another expert
- Written literature report (10-20 pages with extensive reference list)
- Oral presentation of the area
Intended learning outcomes
After completing the course, the PhD-student should have knowledge and ability to:
- for the level of the course, demonstrate sufficient knowledge within a specific research area within the surface and colloid chemistry discipline
- present, both in oral and written form, the research area in such a way that an audience with chemical knowledge can understand the central concepts and importance of the research area
- consider the importance of the chosen research area for a sustainable society and/or UN:s sustainable development goals.
Extended literature study that should result in written and oral report.
Literature and preparations
Basic university course in surface chemistry, and eligible for studies at the third-cycle level.
Basic level course on surface and colloid chemistry.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- RAP1 - Writtenn report, 4.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- SEM1 - Seminar, 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.
- Approved written report
- Approved oral presentation
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 FKD3340
Main field of study
The course is given individually for each research student.