Course syllabus

Energy Markets

MVKN36, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2023/24
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED M
Date of Decision: 2023-04-11

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Elective Compulsory for: I3
Elective for: E4-em, F4, M4-en, W4-es, W4-et
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The study course is intended to give knowledge in the energy markets structure, regulations and functions for electricity, heating, gas and fuels, related to the development of energy demand.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must




Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: The examination takes place both individually and based on group work. The course consists of the following compulsory elements: * 3 test (individual) * 4 seminars (preparation tasks and active participation in group discussions/presentations) * 2 exercises (oral presentation and written reports in group) Passed exercises give a grade of three. For higher grades, an individual written exam is required.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Assumed prior knowledge: Minimum 90 ects. Course in sustainable development, for example MVKF01 Energy and the Environment in Sustainable Development or equivalent.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: MVKN35

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Martin Andersson,
Examinator: Martin Andersson,
Course coordinator: Thommie Nilsson,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is based on lectures, seminars, studies, reports and analysis as group exercises, and tests on compulsory readings with subsequent review and correction. Participation at the course introduction is mandatory, to ensure that all students are included in the construction of mandatory student groups.