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SA1007 Engineering Skills 6.0 credits

About course offering

For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

Target group

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Part of programme

Degree Programme Open Entrance, åk 1, Mandatory


Autumn 2024: P1 (1.0 hp), P2 (0.5 hp)

Spring 2025: P3 (1.5 hp), P4 (3.0 hp)


26 Aug 2024
2 Jun 2025

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Places are not limited

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

Application code



For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students


Christina M Carlsund Levin (


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Course coordinator

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus SA1007 (Autumn 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Study technique, self-responsibility, self-development during a career, self-reflection, communication skills.

Intended learning outcomes

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

  • be able to make informed choices both during the study period and beyond
  • critically review and reflect on the role of the engineer in a sustainable society
  • account for the main features of the science theory and technology history
  • identify and discuss ethical occupational problems
  • plan and implement projects in a group
  • document and present their work both in writing and orally
  • reflect on their own learning and identify their need for further knowledge

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Only for students at study program COPEN.

Recommended prerequisites

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Announced no later than 4 weeks before the start of the course on the course web page.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • PROA - Project, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PROB - Project, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PROC - Project, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PROD - Project, 1.5 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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Christina M Carlsund Levin (