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LH219V Supervision and Assessment of Degree Project Work in First and Second Cycle 3.0 credits

After the course, you as a supervisor and examiner should be able to:

- plan, implement, analyze and develop courses in independent work,

- choose and apply method for supervision of independent work,

- supervise students individually and in groups,

- create conditions that benefit students' independence, commitment and development,

- examine and grade students' independent work in process and product

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For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 16 Jan 2024 course for KTH staff

Application code


Headings with content from the Course syllabus LH219V (Spring 2024–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Rules and guidelines relevant for the implementation of the degree project in Swedish higher education, and local regulations at KTH

Forms of supervision, methodology and structure

Subject-specific information retrieval

Oral and written communication, plagiarism

Assessment and grading

Sustainable development, gender equality, diversity and equal treatment in relation to the degree project process

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, you, as a supervisor and examiner, should be able to:

1. plan, carry out, analyse and develop courses for independent work

2. choose and apply methods for supervision of independent work

3. supervise students individually and in groups

4. create conditions that foster students' independence, commitment and development

5. examine and grade students' independent work, regarding both process and product

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

FLH3000 Basic Communication and Teaching, LH201V Learning and Teaching or equivalent pedagogical courses of at least 3 credits.

Recommended prerequisites

Prerequsite is 3 credit course in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. For ex. Basic communication and Teachning (FLH3000) or Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (LH231V).
The course is tailored for teachers at KTH. It is included in course offerings that meet KTH's requirement of 15 credits in university teaching for employment or promotion to a teaching position.


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Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Hand in assignment, 3.0 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.

Written examination and independent practical labs using selected learning platforms

Other requirements for final grade

Compulsory attendance in the course sessions

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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Technology and Learning

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Anna-Karin Högfeldt,

Supplementary information

The course is aimed primarily at teaching staff at KTH.
Teachers from other universities are welcome subject to availability.