DM2077 Media Law 7.5 credits

Mediejuridik

The course highlights the important and dynamic legal area of modern media law. One aim is to pay attention to different media issues, such as marketing, protection of features and designs in a modern market environment, as well as insight into the practical application of copyright in digital environments. Also privacy, freedom of opinion and information in today's media landscape are being treated.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Computer Science and Engineering
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Spring 19 medjur for programme students

Spring 20 medjur for programme students

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to account for the different subareas of the media law as well as the relation between media law and integrity statement and freedom of information. The student should be able to account for media law contract conditions as well as the relation between Swedish, European and international media law. Further, the student should be trained to analyse and solve media law questions actively.

Course main content

The main aim of the course is to teach the students to use the media law system that protects the media production, that is intellectual property law, marketing law, protection of privacy, and freedom of speech and information.

During the course, the students will go through and work with relevant legal literature, law texts and legal cases.

The industrial connection is achieved by basing all components of the course on situations where media companies may use the media law system in the media production.

Disposition

The teaching consists of lectures and seminars

Eligibility

Moved up to school year 4 of an engineering programme, or admitted to a Master's (120 credits) programme.

Literature

Will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Examination

  • TEN1 - Examination, 5.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 2.5, grading scale: P, F

Passed written examination. Passed other assignment. Grading on a 7 step grading scale, based on the results of the written examination.

Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology

Examiner

Leif Dahlberg <dahlberg@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.