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Before choosing courseKD2907 Project in Chemistry 10.5 creditsAdministrate About course

You will receive basic training in how to formulate and analyze a current problem in chemistry and chemical engineering and to document this in a report.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus KD2907 (Autumn 2010–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Course is designed as an individual project work equivalent 7 weeks of full-time job. A current problem or research project in chemistry and chemical engineering are formulated and analyzed in conjunction with interested teachers. The task can be theoretical and / or experimental nature.

In general, the project begins with studies of the project's background and with a smaller literature review. Then the task is planned and, where appropriate formulated a project plan for the experimental work. When the task is completed, describes the method and the results are analyzed, discussed and documented in a written report of good quality

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course, students should be able to:

  • apply knowledge and skills in chemistry and chemical engineering sought in earlier studies
  • analyze a specific research task or problem
  • obtain the necessary information for the formulation of the problem and plan how the task can be solved
  • perform experimental and theoretical treatment of the task, if needed
  • look for information in scientific literature
  • summarize the results in a written report

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Appropriate courses for the chosen problem, at least 150 credits in chemistry and chemical engineering, 20 university credits (hp) in mathematics and 6 university credits (hp) in computer science or corresponding.
The examiner will determine if prerequisites are sufficient.

Recommended prerequisites

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Selected in conjunction with the project assignment

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project, 10,5 hp, betygsskala: 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

Approved planning / project plan and approved in writing final report (PRO1; 10,5 hp).

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 KD2907

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Main field of study

Chemical Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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