DM2579 Media Production 7.5 credits


  • 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 mep19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Autumn 19 P1 (1.5 credits), P2 (6.0 credits)

  • Application code


  • Start date


  • End date


  • Language of instruction


  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time


  • Form of study


  • Number of places

    No limitation

  • Course responsible

    Sandra Pauletto <>

  • Target group

    Mandatory for TMMTM

  • Part of programme

Autumn 18 for programme students

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the students should be able to:

  • describe the media industry at a general level
  • plan, record and edit a video production
  • use software for image processing and layout
  • describe development and current trends in the music industry and music distribution
  • produce web pages with html coding and css
  • understand the principle for production of server generated content
  • describe the structure of Internet
  • understand and apply the principle for the optimisation and page ranking of search engines
  • account for the media convergence, web. 2.0, social media and the cloud
  • use and understand metadata and the semantic web to communicate with actors in the media industry
  • account for similarities and differences between different forms of media production
  • describe power structures and the gender order in the media branch

Course main content

  • Production processes in the media industry
  • Production methods for digital video and web
  • Project work tying together the components of the course
  • Critical understanding of the media and culture industry.




  • LABA - Laboratory work, 3.0, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO1 - Project work, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TENH - Home exam, 1.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Offered by

EECS/Human Centered Technology


Leif Dahlberg <>

Sandra Pauletto <>


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