About the course

In this course students develop and apply advanced theoretical knowledge in the field of media technology. With a particular focus on existing and emerging media technologies and their impact on the media intensive industries, students explore relevant social, economic and cultural aspects and conditions of media technology.

Course content

- A broad overview of the media technology field and its theoretical foundations,
- Social, economic and cultural contextualisation of media development and media use,
- Interdisciplinary perspectives on media development.

Syllabus and course literature

You can find a list of literature in the syllabus, along with other details about the course.

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

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.

English proficiency equivalent to English 6 from a Swedish upper secondary school.


University credits completed 100%

Course evaluation

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