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MJ2450 Sustainability, Social Models - Religions and Publics Affairs 5.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus MJ2450 (Spring 2008–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

The objective with the course is to give the student a deeper knowledge in non-technical issues concerning sustainability and the interactions between social models, religions and public affairs.

After the course the student should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of sustainability
  • Understand the principles of and principal interactions between social models, religion and public affairs

Course disposition

Lectures: 24 h

Exercises: 38 h

Study visist: 2 occasions each one 6h

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

B.Sc. in the field of engineering or corresponding education

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


  • ANN1 - Individual Reflections, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • LIT1 - Assignments, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • NÄR1 - Attendance, - credits, grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 1.5 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

Compulsory participation at all course items (NÄR, 0 hp)

Participation and approval in individual assignments (ÖVN, 1.5 hp)

Participation and approval in written group reports (LIT, 2.5 hp)

Written individual reflections (ANN, 1.0 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 MJ2450

Offered by

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Dr Peter Hagström,