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.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Computer Science and Engineering
    Information Technology
    Information and Communication Technology
  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

Autumn 19 teori19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Autumn 19 P1 (7.5 credits)

  • Application code


  • Start date


  • End date


  • Language of instruction


  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time


  • Form of study


  • Number of places

    No limitation

  • Planned timeslots

    P1: A1, F1, D2, I2. more info

  • Course responsible

    Anders Hedman <>

  • Target group

    Searchable for all programmes from year 3 and for students admitted to a master programmes.

  • Part of programme

Autumn 18 for programme students

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 main content

Scientific theory and method

Qualitative method

Quantitative method

Research in design

Scientifically writing

Scholarly publication

Research ethics


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


Recommended prerequisites

B.Sc. degree


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

Scientific articles and other material.


  • INL1 - Assignments, 7.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology


Anders Hedman (


Anders Hedman <>


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