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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MJ2473 (Autumn 2010–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Energy policy is analaysed in a perspective and in relation to changes in different agendas for example growth, environment and development. How is energy policy designed nationally and globally? Which are the consequences on the environment and society of certain energy policies? How can energy policies be utilized to promote growth and fight poverty?

Intended learning outcomes

Upon successfully completing the course the student should be able to

- Realize how energy politics is designed and what it is supposed to achieve

- Evaluate how certain politics affect the environment and the society

- Define global and national energy policy factors which promote sustainable energy systems

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Prerequisites: 45 ECTS from Masterprogram studies in energy, environment or similar areas

and the course

Energy and Environment MJ2413 or corresponding knowledge including documented proficiency in english B or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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1. Publications from books and scientific journals, 2. Handouts from guest lecturers, 3. Case studies

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 - Home Assignment, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • PRO1 - Examen Task, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: 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.

Seminars, 1 cr

Two Assignments of each 1 cr

Exam 3 cr

Other requirements for final grade

Presence on the seminars, two assignments (each with grade P/F)

Exam with grade A-F

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 MJ2473

Offered by

ITM/Energy Technology

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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