Kursen har individuell antagningsprövning via CV.
Some projects are carried out abroad.
The course runs from Mid-January to End-of-May (or from Mid-September to January), i.e., the course spans over two periods.
The course can be taken for 15-30hp and as a result is co-taught with IK2200, IK2202, IK2207, IK2208 and IK2209. A detailed schedule can be under the "Course Schedule" entry.
The students can choose between IK2200:15 credits, IK2202:24 credits, IK2207:18 credits, IK2208:24 credits and IK2209:30 credits.
Students that select a version that is not part of the standard curriculum for the program he/she is following may have to get an approval from the program director of that program.
The course requires full attention from the students. Based on past experience we estimate the hourly commitment to amount to at least 40 hours/ credit per student. There is compulsory attendance for all students at all seminars. You apply to the course via the course web site. If youare admitted, you are required to provide a cv, a ranking of theprojects and a cover letter indicating your contributions to the courseand your expectations. The first week of the course there will be an introduction at KTH inKista with the whole teaching team, the students, and the principals. Registration and kickoff workshop will be held on Monday and the rest of the week is allocated for different seminars and team activities. Attendance during the first week of the course is mandatory to keep your space in the course. In February a project plan is due for all projects. Afterthis the project teams continues their work together with their coachesand principals until March. In March a Midterm workshop will be held in Kista with groupdiscussions, seminars, and project work. Attendance during the Midterm workshop is mandatory. The course ends with a workshop and presentation of the projects in theend of May. The workshop in May is mandatory to attend for all students (except for students from other universities who are part of the SIDA-projects). The Lessons Learned paper is due in May. After the Final workshop the students do their evaluation of the course and the principals, coaches, and other people who have been involved in the projects and in the course give their input to the final grades. The CSD project course also includes compulsory lectures and seminars in oral and written presentations. In this course element there are two lectures, addressing all students, and three training seminars for each project group. All information about lectures and seminars, including schedules, are pasted in the Communication and Presentations module on the course web - and updated as the course proceeds.