DM2571 Future of Media 10.0 credits

Framtidens medier

Please note

This course has been cancelled.

Through theoretical knowledge building within a current area in media technology, combined with practical elements and projects, the students are trained for future independent project within technical innovation and development. The course integrates students' expertise in different areas of media technology through the study of problems of such a nature that they demand a mix of different competencies in order to be solved.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Computer Science and Engineering
  • Grading scale

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

Last planned examination: autumn 20.

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the students will be able to:

• demonstrate detailed knowledge of the principles of  the structure and functioning of a media technicogical system

• analyze, compare and evaluate different aspects of complex media technology products or systems

• contribute to new knowledge in media technology through generalization, analysis and synthesis

• propose, explain and defend the design solutions for complex media technology products or systems

• actively be involved in change and development of media technology products or systems

• participate in and effectively manage large media projects in which different skills and interests are represented

• in dialogue with others make oral and written presentations and discuss conclusions to media technological problems and solutions in Swedish and English.

Course main content

The course is heavily project- and problem-oriented in its pedagogical approach. The course takes place in conjunction with business and educators, researchers, graduate students and technical staff. The chosen topic of the year determines the other elements to be included in the course. Earlier topics in the course have for example been "the future of the book", "the future of computer games" and "the future of television". The course will alternate with seminars, group tutorials, literature studies, field visits etc.


Recommended prerequisites

Eligible are those who have read the Media Technology program required courses and have completed at least one specialization.


Will be announced at least 4 weeks before course start at course web page.


  • LIT1 - Literature, 3.0, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 7.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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

Requirements for final grade

The course will be examined mainly by

  • oral and written presentations during the course race
  • different types of prototypes, mock-ups, illustrations of the visions, scenarios, etc.
  • a presentation of the project to a wider audience at the end of the course
  • one book chapter per project group.

Depending on the topic of the year, other examination forms also occur.

There are parts in the course that has compulsory attendance.

Offered by

CSC/Media Technology and Interaction Design


Daniel Pargman, e-post:


Daniel Pargman <>

Supplementary information

This courses replaces DM2570 Content and Expression in Media from the year 2011/2012.


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2011.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2011.