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Before choosing courseML200X Degree Project in Project Management and Operational Development, Second Cycle 15.0 creditsAdministrate About course
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* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML200X (Autumn 2015–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Pilot study Problem formulation, goal, aim and delimitations Literature study or information search that presents state-of-the-art knowledge and research results within the subject area in question Choice of method, the problem-solving approach Problem-solving Thesis, where strong emphasis is placed on analyses, results, argumentation, and independent conclusions and recommendations

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the degree project course, the student should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the chosen topic's disciplinary foundation and proven experience, advanced insight into current research and development, as well as in-depth knowledge of methodology
  • holistically, critically and systematically search, collect and integrate knowledge, and identify one´s need for further knowledge
  • identify, analyse, assess and handle complex phenomena, issues and situations, even with limited information
  • plan and with adequate methods carry out advanced tasks within given time frames, and evaluate this work
  • orally and in writing in dialogue with different groups clearly present and discuss the conclusions and the underlying arguments
  • make judgements considering relevant scientific, social and ethical aspects
  • demonstrate the skills required to participate in research and development work, or to work independently in other advanced activities

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Requirements established by the Master's programme, for starting a degree project. These requirements are found in the programme syllabus.

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


  • XUPP - Thesis Project, 15,0 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.

XUPP- Examination assignment, 15 credits

KTH's established criteria to pass degree project for Master's degree (60 credits) is in the document "Guidelines for degree project".

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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Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study

Industrial Management

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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