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II1351 Selectable Specialisation 6.0 credits

This course makes it possible for students to deepen or broaden (specialization) their knowledge/skill in areas which are not covered in mandatory courses or in other available courses of choice.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus II1351 (Autumn 2016–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The content in the course is given by the three issues, problem area, knowledge/skills to gain and proof/declaration of results. This serves as a contract between student and examiner. In this contract it must be specified what is needed in order to get specific grades.

The course work contains of:

  • self studies of relevant literature and media
  • seminars together with other students who serve under the same contract (a good method could be to split the knowledge area into minor parts and let different students learn their part and present the results for the rest)
  • practical elaboration work
  • prototype building
  • proof and declaration of accomplished learning and results.

Intended learning outcomes

After fulfilled course shall the student have accomplished the following:

  • a written definition of the knowledge scope that is targeted in this course
  • formulated the learning outcome of this course and how assessment, in sense of grade, shall be carried out
  • specify how gained knowledge shall be declared
  • planned, proposed and got acknowledged (from examiner) a process for learning
  • report gained knowledge
  • report time consumption in different activities (total amount of spent time should approximately be 4 weeks, 160 hours).

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

Plenty experience as student in university courses. One should at least have participated in 5 to 10 courses with approved results.


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Litteratur väljs efter valt problemområde/kunskapsområde. Vald litteratur skall godkännas av kursens examinator.

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


  • PROA - Functioning prototype, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • RAPA - Written report, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • REDA - Public presentation, 1,5 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.

Other requirements for final grade

The final grade could be an average grade of the parts or judged from a specific part. In the beginning of the course it should be declared by the examiner how the final grade will be set.

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 Anders Sjögren

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 II1351

Offered by

EECS/Computer Science

Main field of study

Information Technology, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

No assessment in this matter is done.


Sjögren, Anders (+46 8 790 44 20)

Supplementary information

The course is evaluated and developed according to the KTH policy for course analysis.

A written course "contract" between the student and examiner must be at hand in the beginning of the course in order to avoid misunderstandings.