DM2572 Theory and Method for Media Technology 7.5 credits

Teori och metod för Medieteknik

The aim of the course is to provide a deeper understanding of scientific theories and methods relevant for media technology research.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Scientific theory and method

Qualitative method

Quantitative method

Research in design

Scientifically writing

Scholarly publication

Research ethics

Intended learning outcomes *

On completion of the course, the student should be able to

  • account too and analyse scientific theories relevant to research in media technology
  • account too and analyse scientific methods relevant to research in media technology
  • review research in media technology critically
  • identify methodological problems in a study
  • analyse the relation between the results that has been achieved in a study and the conclusions that are explained of the results
  • discuss ethical aspects within research in media technology

Course Disposition

The course mainly is carried out as a seminar series, with compulsory attendance.

Literature and preparations

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Recommended prerequisites

B.Sc. degree


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Robson, C. (2016). Real world research. Wiley.

Scientific articles and other material.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • INL1 - Assignments, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

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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Anders Hedman

Further information

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Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology

Main field of study *

Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, Information and Communication Technology

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Anders Hedman (

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.

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: