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FSK3913 Introduction to Gender Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities (JML) for PhD Students 1.5 credits

The course aims to give students the basics of JML

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For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FSK3913 (Spring 2023–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course disposition

The course has two half day seminars, reading and hand-in. 

Course contents

The course gives an introduction to basic issues, problems and concepts within GDE. The course also introduces relevant laws, regulations and professional codes as well as concrete topic-relevant discussion cases.

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Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe and use central concepts, methods and theories in gender equality, diversity and equal opportunities (GDE).
  • Discuss and reflect on GDE in the role as PhD student and researcher

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admitted to the doctoral programmes in Applied Physics or Physics.

Recommended prerequisites

PhD student at KTH


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Course literature will be communicated at each course offering.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • DEL1 - Participation in seminar, 0.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • INL1 - Hand-in assignment, 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.

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

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Mats Göthelid,

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Applied Physics