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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1115 (Spring 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • The legal system
  • Legal concepts and principles of Swedish legislation
  • General property law: Personality of laws, Contract law and Sale of goods legislation
  • Bankruptcy and liquidation
  • Labour law - Co-determination Law (MBL), Employment Law (LAS), and Law of Work Environment (AML); The Equal Opportunities Act
  • Association law – (company types)
  • Intellectual property right – protection of intellectual achievements within the industry with e.g. patent law, design protection and trademark law
  • Market law –  the Marketing Act, the Competition Act
  • IT law

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • describe the structure of the legal system
  • describe the fundamental features of the legislation process
  • explain the implication of basic legal concepts within the fields that are studied
  • interpret legal text in the statute book
  • solve simple legal problems by using the statute book
  • identify and analyse and apply adequate civil laws to solve legal problems

Course Disposition


Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Meddelas senast 10 veckor 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


  • INL1 - Assignment, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written examination, 5,5 hp, betygsskala: 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 examination
Approved Assignment

The final grade is based on the grade of the examination

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 ML1115

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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