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HM201X Degree Project in Applied Logistics, Second Cycle 15.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus HM201X (Autumn 2012–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Present a pre-study for the subervisor
  • Formulate aim, goal and limitions
  • Study of relevant literature and search for actual information and research results
  • Choise of scientific method
  • Problem solving
  • Final report with analysies, results, conclusions and recommendations

Intended learning outcomes

The main objective is that the student by himself shall be able to apply his knowledge from other courses in the program when analyzing and solving a real logistic problem.
After passing this course the student shall be able to:

  • apply his knowledge on a real logistic problem
  • analyse and work with a real logistic problem
  • reflect and examine the result of  his own and other Degree Projects and be able to describe and argue for chosen method
  • documenting, presenting and discussing his Degree Project in a structural way
  • identify his requirement of further knowledge
  • put together results which will make it possible to identify new possibilities or new knowledge 

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

30 credits of which 15 credits at advanced level within the programme.

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 credits, grading scale: 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.

Other requirements for final grade

The Degree Project is graded from three different points of view, the working process, its content and the presentation. All three parts must be passed. The final grade is a result of the performance of these three parts.

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 HM201X

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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