Course offered as a part of a programme, Master’s level
15 hp
Malmö daytime 100%
8 November 2021 - 16 January 2022

About the course

In this course, students specialize in a relevant research field of their choice by working within or leading a small research project that aims at producing a journal article or a conference contribution.

Course content

  • An independent, small media technology research project is carried out, individually or in a group, in consultation with supervisors and, in relevant cases, a partner from the business community or public sector.
  • The purpose of the research project is to deepen and broaden the ability for scientific research and the student's theoretical and methodological knowledge.
  • The work includes literature search, planning and implementation of the project, critical analyses of relevant scientific literature and the student's own results.
  • Oral and written presentations are included in the work.
  • The student is expected to participate in relevant seminars and other activities of the research group in which project takes place.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

  1. Bachelor degree in media technology or in a related field with a minimum 180 European Credit Transfer System credits. Examples of related fields include: computer science, informatics, information systems, human-computer interaction, interaction design, media/IT management, game development, media and communication science and digital cultural studies.
  2. English proficiency equivalent to English 6 from a Swedish upper secondary school

Course literature

Course evaluation

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