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ML111U Sustainable Transport Systems 2.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus ML111U (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

In this course, students acquire a solid understanding of what sustainability is, how it may be addressed
in an industrial context, and how a sustainability mindset may contribute to creating value for a company,
its customers and society as a whole.

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course, the participant should be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of:

  • basic concepts, challenges and opportunities that relate to the concept of sustainable
  • development, with special emphasis on how a sustainability mindset may contribute to creating value for
  • a company, its customers and society as a whole.
  • frameworks of considerate importance to sustainable industry and transport, such as the
    Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030 and the Science Based Targets initiative.
  •  how sustainability relates to the dynamics of complex systems, and how to utilize such
    understanding in strategic thinking about future practice.
  •  how differing world-views and perspectives among people and stakeholders drive different
    conclusions on which actions to take.

After completing the course, the participant should also be able to:

  • perform an analysis of conditions and preconditions for increased sustainability in an industrial
  • suggest changes in a company’s business strategy or business model to take additional steps
    towards a transition to a circular economy.
  • actively assist in the company’s ambition to contribute to a more sustainable development.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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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

P, F


  • PRO1 - Project, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 1.0 credits, grading scale: 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.

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

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Course web ML111U

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Jon-Erik Dahlin,