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KH138X Degree Project in Chemical Engineering and Technology, First Cycle 15.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus KH138X (Spring 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The work should include problems that give specialisation/broadening within the main subject. The degree project is carried out independently. The work is normally done at a workplace outside KTH. The student is supervised during the work by supervisors at both KTH and in the workplace.

Intended learning outcomes

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Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 140 credits completed in courses in the engineering programme in chemical engineering and passed in the advanced courses that are required for the degree project.

Recommended prerequisites

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The literature is decided individually depending on the assignment. A reading list can be suggested by the examiner or supervisor.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • XUPP - Examination, 15.0 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

If the student has not presented an approved degree project within 12 months from the start date, the degree project will be failed.

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 Susanna Höglund Lenninger

Profile picture Märta-Lena Ernstsson

Profile picture Lars Wågberg

Profile picture Mikael Lindström

Profile picture Mats Johansson

Profile picture Eva Malmström Jonsson

Profile picture Kerstin Forsberg

Profile picture Mats Jansson

Profile picture Mats Jonsson

Profile picture Sara Thyberg Naumann

Profile picture Catharina Silfverbrand Lindh

Profile picture Stefan Grönkvist

Profile picture Sophia Hober

Profile picture Per Alvfors

Profile picture Lars Eidensten

Profile picture Per-Olof Syrén

Profile picture Åsa Emmer

Profile picture Mikael Hedenqvist

Profile picture Gunnar Henriksson

Profile picture Lars Kloo

Profile picture Andra Dédinaité

Profile picture Monica Ek

Profile picture Minna Hakkarainen

Profile picture Michael Malkoch

Profile picture Thord Franzén

Profile picture Ingemar Jerling

Profile picture Kaye Stern

Profile picture Francisco Javier Vilaplana Domingo

Profile picture James Gardner

Profile picture Zeynep Cetecioglu Gurol

Profile picture Gaston Crespo Paravano

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 KH138X

Offered by

CBH/Engineering Pedagogics

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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