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MG2027 Production Engineering - Project Course 6.0 credits

The aim of this course is to give the students an opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge they have gained during previous courses on a project with industrial connection and relevance. The goal is primarily to give the students experience of how you work in a project and how a problem is approached and addressed in a constructive, logic and efficient way.

Course offerings are missing for current or upcoming semesters.
Headings with content from the Course syllabus MG2027 (Autumn 2015–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

In the course, you carry out a project, to solve a production engineering task provided by industry, in a group of fellow students. The focus/character of the task can vary depending on the company business, its size and its current needs.  

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student will be able to:

  • use relevant models and practices for developing, comparing and suggesting solutions to a production engineering problem provided by industry
  • use knowledge and skills acquired in previous courses, and gather additional knowledge when required
  • write and formulate a well structured technical report that in a clearly defines the problem, describes the methodology for approaching and solving the problem, and outlines the result
  • orally present and motivate the results
  • argue for selected methods and presented result and their reliability, when criticized
  • evaluate and criticize another project and its results
  • organise and manage a long-lasting and complex project, considering the project provider, the supervisor and the project group

Course disposition

The project team work autonomously, with support and guidance from teachers and staff at the department, and from the project provider, and with regular status reports.

The work is documented in a technical report where the approach for solving the problem the recommended solution is presented, with clear motivations.

The project  course is concluded with oral project presentations.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

A minimum of 45 credits wuíthin the TPRMM Master programme

Recommended prerequisites

Compulsary for TPRMM:2


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Beroende på projektuppgift

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


  • INL1 - Assignment, 6.0 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

Approved project work (PRO1; 6 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 MG2027

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Ove Bayard (, 08/790 63 60

Supplementary information

Only for TPRMM:2

NB! The course does not start until begining of October, please refer to the schedule for precise date.