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DM1571 Introduction to Media Technology 6.0 credits

The course gives an introduction to the studies in Media technology.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus DM1571 (Autumn 2009–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course is meant to give an introduction to many things:

  • relevant subjects
  • the media industry
  • professional roles
  • KTH
  • higher studies
  • the rest of the education programme.

Intended learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to give the students

  • an introduction to media and media technology from different perspectives.

so that they will

  • have a basis for the following education.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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To be announced at least 4 weeks before course start at course web page. Previous year: R. Fidler R: Mediamorphosis: Understanding new media, Pine Forge. W. Gibson: Idoru, Berk. S. Hadenius: Massmedier, Bonniers. Material produced at the department.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see:

Other requirements for final grade

Seminars (SEMA; 3 university credits)
Project (PROA, 1,5 university credits)
Individual project (INLA; 1,5 university credits).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web DM1571

Offered by

CSC/Media Technology and Interaction Design

Main field of study

Information Technology, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

Media technology courses within the program.

Supplementary information

The course is available only for students studying Master of Science in Engineering, Media Technology (CMETE).