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ML1333 Product Development, Project Course 15.0 credits

The overall goal of the course is to provide students with a experience in industrial product development conducted according to group-oriented forms of collaboration. Through a parallel treatment of technical product development, problem solving, project methodology and group dynamics, a holistic perspective is sought on the development process.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus ML1333 (Spring 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

Having passed the course, the student should be able to:

  • prepare and execute a project plan for a product development project
  • account for the importance of teamwork and cooperation in multi-disciplinary and multicultural project groups
  • Identify and evaluate ones own behaviour in working groups and relate this to the dynamics of the working group
  • evaluate new technologies and describe the changes that the technical development means for society
  • identify, prioritise and apply relevant design parameters for the product development
  • orally, in writing and by means of required physical models present the result of a product development project
  • identify and apply different approaches and positions with regard to ethnicity, diversity, ethics and gender

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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  • Folding rule
  • 15cm sliding caliper


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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


  • PROA - Project and exercises, 7.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • REDA - Written and/or oral reports, 7.5 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.

Examiner determines, in consultation with KTH's coordinator for disabilities (Work), about possible adapted examination for students with documented, permanent disabilities. The examiner may permit other examination formats at the re-examination of 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

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Course web ML1333

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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