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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1042 (Autumn 2016–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Self-implied responsibility and consequence analysis

  • The role of technology in Society.

  • Learning and studying strategies

  • Self reflection, communication, and writing.

  • Conflict management.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the participants will be able to:

  • Argue the viewpoints around the role of technology in Society. This includes the engineer´s responsibility for application and development.
  • Argue the viewpoints around ethical, social, and environmental consequences of the engineer´s duties as well as application of technology in Society.
  • Formulate a strategy for personal continual development and perpetual learning.

  • Possess an awereness of the learning process and have chosen methods of study (for the training). 

    Formulate personal goals and plans for the training based on course objective, syllabus, and grading criteria. In addition, plan and execute work according to fixed time frames.

  • Compose a text of reflection using high level language syntax around a given non-technical perspective.

Course Disposition


Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Meddelas senast en månad innan kursstart.

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


  • SEM1 - Seminars, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Approved exercises
Approved seminar

Criteria for final grade are announced at the start of the course

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 ML1042

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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