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Senior Design Project in Chemical Engineering 30 Credits

Projektkurs i Kemiteknik
Second cycle, T7007K
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Chemical Technology
Subject group (SCB)
Chemical Engineering

Entry requirements

Decided by the examiner depending on type of project.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim

The overall goal of the course is that the student practices, develops and is able to apply theory and methods to solve unstructured problems relevant to a profession as Master of Science in Chemical Engineering.
This means that on completion of the course the student is able to:

– Formulate a relevant problem for investigation from a chosen subject within the subject area Chemical Engineering.
– Apply knowledge and proficiency that has been acquired during the period of study to a smaller research project in an independent and systematic manner.
– Choose and justify the study method for an investigation.
– Analyse and defend the problem formulated in a correct manner with respect to science and engineering, without complete information.
– Locate and critically review information and summarize this in a scientific manner.
– Plan, structure and execute a project within research, development or investigation.
– Judge the scientific and practical relevance of the results obtained.
– Work to a timetable.
– Express themselves well in writing in a verbally and scientifically correct manner.
– Create and execute a presentation of the results of the project, defending the conclusions.
– Critically review the work of others in a constructive and scientific manner.

The project theme shall be chosen in cooperation with the examiner and be related to modern research and development.

The student will work independently with guidance.

Oral presentation and written report.

Transition terms


Literature. Valid from Autumn 2017 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Depends on the chosen project, and will therefor be decided later.

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

0001Passed oral and written presentation30.0G U 3 4 5

Syllabus established
Course plan approved by the Department of Chemical Engineering and Geosciences 2009-05-28.

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 10 Feb 2017