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Content and learning outcomes
This course consists of activities to carry out a degree project at second cycle level in a subarea of sustainable production development. This can concern industrial design, design, analysis, optimisation, choice of material, manufacturing and operation of different technical systems and products in the area of sustainable production development.
The main result will be a final written report, the degree project and an oral presentation. Relevant and scientifically valid results in the degree project require use of knowledge in different fields that are covered by earlier completed courses and additional studies and industrial experience based on need. The student develops proficiencies in the process to create new knowledge based on established theories and methods. The results of the work must have relevance for industrial application in addition to academic relevance.
The course contains seminars to develop the degree project. The continuous discussion about the degree project with supervisor and in seminars is an important part of the course.
Intended learning outcomes
Literature and preparations
The specific prerequisites for a degree project of 30 credits at advanced level are:
- at least 60 credits of courses at the advanced level must be completed.
Completed course in scientific theory and research methodology in Sustainable Production Development, ML2307.
These courses at advanced level must be completed: ML2300, ML2301, ML2305, ML2306 and ML2307 or the equivalent.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- PROA - Project assignment, 30.0 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.
Other requirements for final grade
Completion of seminars or other activities that have been established by supervisor/examiner as milestones for progress in the degree project.
Students who are registered as five year engineering students must check that other intended learning outcomes satisfy other requirements that apply to their programme and for final mark.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 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 ML231X
Main field of study
This course is mandatory for students with only of Master of Science Degree