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FMG3801 Research seminars in Sustainable Production Development 7.5 credits

This course is a seminar course on advanced scientific and industrial knowledge within the area Sustainable production development.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FMG3801 (Spring 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The major aim with the course is to give doctoral students in the area of Sustainable development in production a platform for advanced scientific and industrial knowledge in the area. Different perspectives and development in Sustainable development in production are presented in seminars of researchers, experts and doctoral students, which leads to discussions and exchange of ideas among the participants.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the doctoral student should be able to:

  1. Summarise and describe the research breadth and actors in the area of Sustainable development in production and thus show a specialised understanding concerning the field.
  2. Analyse, compare and summarise scientific and industrial results, new development tracks, scientific methodology and concepts in the multi-disciplinary field of Sustainable development in production orally and in writing critically.
  3. State, describe and compare relevant academic forum and publication channels concerning Sustainable development in production.
  4. Evaluate how scientific results in the area of Sustainable development in production be related to industrial use and application.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admitted to third-cycle education in production engineering or industrial engineering and management.

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


  • INL1 - Hand in exercise, 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

Scope and awarded credits for the individual written homework assignment are controlled by the number of seminars that the doctoral student has participated actively in. The submitted homework assignment can be awarded a maximum of 7.5 credits, where each seminar that the doctoral student has actively participated in will give 0.5 credits for the homework assignment.   

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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Profile picture Magnus Wiktorsson

Profile picture Andreas Archenti

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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 web

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 FMG3801

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Sustainable Production Development