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DM2574 Media Production 9.0 credits

Down-to-earth course within modern and future media technology and media production.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus DM2574 (Autumn 2012–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Production technologies for print products, digital video and web.
Project work that links together the sections of the course.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the students will be able to 

  • describe the media industry
  • plan, record and edit video productions
  • use photo editing and layout software
  • describe the screening technology for colour reproduction
  • select a relevant printing process for a given product
  • describe factors in print cost estimation
  • describe development and current trends within the music industry and music distribution
  • produce web pages with html and css
  • understand the web backend with server side generated content
  • describe the internet structure
  • understand and use search engine optimization and page rank
  • have a basic understanding of web 2.0 including social media and cloud computing
  • use and understand metadata and semantic web in a web context

in order to

  • communicate with actors within the media industry
  • be able to produce various kinds of media.

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.

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

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


  • LAB1 - Laboratory Assignments, 4.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 5.0 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.

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

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 DM2574

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

Please, discuss with the instructor.


Leif Dahlberg, Paula Zitinski Elias:

Supplementary information

This course has replaced DM2553 Media Production.