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MG100X Degree Project in Production Engineering, First Cycle 15.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus MG100X (Autumn 2015–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

One common theme within which the students have to find and formulate their own problem statement

Inspirational lectures on the given theme

Supporting lectures on scientific work: information search and retrieval, scientific work methodology, scientific writing, etc.

Oral presentation at seminars

Throughout the entire course: Independent work on problem statement, information search and retrieval, project planning, oral presentations and thesis writing

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the degree project course, the student should be able to:

- formulate problem statement/research question and use scientific methodology in the area of production engineering

- apply knowledge and skills acquired during studies, on a problem related to the given theme

- plan one's own work to ensure that given milestones will be reached

- identify the need for scientific information, carry out information search and retrieval and critically review the retrieved information

- present the work in a technical report that fulfills the given requirements on contents, structure and language

- in the report, refer to sources, figures, tables and formulae, in an established way

- write a summary of the report in English with correct use of the terminology of the subject

- carry out oral presentations with requirements on keeping to time limits, clear contents, language, delivery and illustrations

- review and comment on a technical work and be able to respond to criticism on ones own work

Course disposition

Seminars, information search workshop, report writing, oral presentations and opposition on another degree project

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admiitted to (CMAST, CDEPR, CMATD, CFATE) year 3, and 120 cr completed

Recommended prerequisites

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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

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • XUPP - Examination Question, 15.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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


Examination question (XUPP; 15 cr)

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 MG100X

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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