About the course

The course aims to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of technological innovation in relation to strategic media development. The goal is to prepare students to participate in and lead advanced business development project work.

Course content

- classification of innovation types and strategic concepts,
- interdisciplinary perspectives on drivers of change in development of media technologies,
- emergence and diffusion of media technologies and their impact on the media intensive industries,
- strategic responses to technological change,
- business development and business challenges associated with digitalisation,
- structures, goals and business concepts in the media industry,
- practical application of innovation and strategy theories in business cases.

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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