ME2022 Economics and Law for Media 7.5 credits

Medieekonomi och juridik

The course is designed to allow the students to develop a capacity to handle economical and legal problems in media production.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Economic consequences in different types of mediaproductions.

Factors driving developments in media production.

Opportunities for investments and technology developments.

The control of production, chains and systems of production.

The application of contract law in the media arena.

Marketing law, competition law, rules regarding advertisement.

Intellectual property law in the media sector: Copyright, trademarks, designs, patents, trade secrets.

The industrial connection is achieved by way of the use of legal cases exemplifying the disputes that can occur and how they have been solved. In the economic field the calculations are based on situations accruing in media production.

Intended learning outcomes *

The general aim of the course is that participants will be able to apply economical tolls of analysis for evaluating media productions and be able to recognize and handle legal problems that occur in the media sector.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Industrial Management, Basic Course

Recommended prerequisites

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Determined at the begining of the course.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, 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.

Other requirements for final grade *

Written exam , Assignment. The grade is determined by the result on the exam.

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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Bengt Domeij

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ITM/Industrial Economics and Management

Main field of study *

Industrial Management

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Bengt Domeij,, +46 8 790 76 71

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

Established 2004-06-10 

Replaces 4D1025