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II1300 Engineering Skills 7.5 credits

The overall aim is to provide knowledge of engineering practices and to provide basic skills in using different engineering tools, with emphasis on project methodology, presentation skills and computer as a working tool. The course is conducted through lectures, exercises, oral presentations, book seminar, personal study planning, Lego robotics projects with tutorials and a written course report.

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For course offering

Autumn 2024 TIDAB TIEDB programme students

Application code


Headings with content from the Course syllabus II1300 (Autumn 2024–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The professional role as engineer

  • Interview of an engineer

Working in projects

  • Project methodology and project tools
  • group dynamics
  • Project Work

Presentation techniques and information technology

  • Information retrieval
  • Report writing
  • Oral presentation techniques and computer-based presentation aids
  • The computer as a tool
  • Programming concepts: sequence, selection, iteration, variable, assignment

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to 

  • to reflect on the professional role and approach of the engineer
  • to create a simple computer program
  • to apply engineering methods to plan and carry out a smaller project in information technology in groups

in order to

  • obtain knowledge of engineering operational methods and the engineer's professional role
  • develop basic skills in using engineering tools for project methodology, presentation technique and using the computer as a tool.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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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 - Assignments, 4.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 3.0 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Active participation in seminars and presentations.

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


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Bengt Koren,, (Anders Sjögren,, tel 087904420)

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: