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Before choosing courseHM200X Degree Project in Project Management and Operational Development, Second Cycle 15.0 creditsAdministrate About course
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* Retrieved from Course syllabus HM200X (Autumn 2011–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The degree project is the final study course in the master program Project Management and Operational Development. The content of the degree project must relay to one or more of the finished study courses in the programme. The degree project can be carried out by one or two students and should preferably be done at some external organisation. The time frame is 400 man-hours.

Intended learning outcomes

The goals are that the student shall

  • Learn and use basic research methodology in a correct way
  • Learn and use research tools correctly
  • Be able to limit the scope of an investigation or a research assignment to make it feasible
  • Show profound knowledge in the areas taught in the preceding study courses relevant for the thesis report
  • Be able to present and high-light the results orally for an audience

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 4 out of 6 study courses in the programme must be reported as finished before the degree project can be registered.

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

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • XUPP - Examination Question, 15,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

  • The thesis report must be submitted and passed with the grading A, B, C, D or E
  • A presentation of the work and its results must be performed when the report is submitted.

Other requirements for final grade

The final degree will be issued when the presentation is done and the report is passed.

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 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 HM200X

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study

Industrial Management

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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