II2210 Ethics and Sustainable Development for Engineers 1.5 credits

Etik och hållbar utveckling för ingenjörer

The course provides an introduction to ethics and sustainable development for engineers. The course is available for students who have already studied the other components in II2202 Research Methodology and Scientific Writing.

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Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course contains the following parts:
• Research ethics
• The professional role and ethics
• Research ethics: people as research subjects and computer issues
• Sustainable development:

Intended learning outcomes *

Having passed the course, the student shall be able to:
• identify and describe examples of ethics and sustainability aspects related to the student's subject area
• orally as well as in writing give examples of and explain societal and ethical aspects as well as sustainable development in the student's subject area.

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Literature and preparations

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Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

Access to KTH Canvas.

Literature

The course literature list is announced on the course page.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Online quiz, 1.5 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.

In agreement with KTH's coordinator for disabilities, it is the examiner who decides to adapt an examination for students in possession of a valid medical certificate.. The examiner may permit other examination formats at the re-examination of 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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Examiner

Gerald Q Maguire Jr

Further information

Course web

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Course web II2210

Offered by

EECS/Computer Science

Main field of study *

Computer Science and Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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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.

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: http://www.kth.se/en/eecs/utbildning/hederskodex.