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Media Technology: Strategic Media Development, Master’s Programme (One-Year)

Summary

Media Technology is a rapidly changing interdisciplinary field of study with focus on new media technology and new media development, coupled with multi-channel publishing in a variety of media channels. In the programme, you will develop the skills required to be able to work in a strategic, innovative and change oriented way with new media technologies in multi-channel publishing.

Admission requirements

  1. Degree of bachelor in Media Technology or in a related field. Examples of relevant degrees include, but are not limited to: computer science, informatics, information systems, human-computer interaction, interaction design, media/IT management, game development, media and communication studies and digital cultural studies. All degrees must be equivalent to at least 180 higher education credits.
  2. The equivalent of English 6/English B in Swedish secondary school.

Selection:

credits 100%

About

Why study Media Technology?

The media landscape is in a state of constant change, and new media are being used and developed in an increasing amount of contexts. This one-year master’s programme provides you with the knowledge to manage and understand media technology, an interdisciplinary and rapidly changing field.

Media technology focuses on the development and management of current and emerging media technologies in relation to relevant social, economic and cultural contexts. As a student, you will be able to learn how to work proactively in a changing market, from technological, business oriented and user-centred perspectives.

Students

The programme provides you with the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of the theoretical and practical preconditions under which new media technologies evolve and are applied to management and decision-making in business contexts. You will develop skills required for working strategically, innovative and change-oriented with new media technologies. You will be able to think and act strategically about issues related to new media development, including; online streaming services, augmented reality and multi-channel publishing.

Media Technology in Malmö

This master’s programme works closely with the business sector and provides you with competences highly requested in the media industry. Developed to meet the needs in this field you will have the opportunity to focus on, and deepen your knowledge of different aspects of media development.

Combining competences from a wide range of relevant fields: including internet of things, digital humanities, data analysis, netnography and more, this programme offers a unique interdisciplinary focus. Navigating in this multidisciplinary environment requires a critical and creative approach; therefore, the programme focuses on challenge-based, case based learning. Guest lecturers include digital entrepreneurs, business managers and guest professors, and the courses are conducted in close collaboration with different stakeholders, such as businesses and organisations.

What career will you be prepared for?

As a graduate, you will be well-suited to high-skilled jobs in a wide range of work related to the development and management of activities in the media market, including media strategist, developer, analyst, project manager, production manager, marketer and software developer.

Information video

See examples of student projects and learn more about Media Technology in this information video, produced by staff at the Media Technology programme. 

 

Interviews

Syllabus

Syllabus for students admitted autumn 2017

Programme Code:
TAMEB revision 1
Swedish name:
Medieteknik: Strategisk medieutveckling, magisterprogram
Language:
English
Date of establishment:
19 June 2014
Date of ratification:
30 November 2016
Decision-making body:
Faculty of Technology and Society
Enforcement date:
28 August 2017

Entry requirements

  1. Degree of bachelor in Media Technology or in a related field. Examples of relevant degrees include, but are not limited to: computer science, informatics, information systems, human-computer interaction, interaction design, media/IT management, game development, media and communication studies and digital cultural studies. All degrees must be equivalent to at least 180 higher education credits.
  2. The equivalent of English 6/English B in Swedish secondary school.

Organisation

Based on media technology the student is expected to be able to drive activities related to work of change, in relation to social, economic, and technical aspects, and the theoretical and practical preconditions under which new media technologies evolve. This provides the students with the prerequisites to successfully develop and lead future businesses in the rapidly changing field of media technology. After completing the programme, students should be well prepared to understand and manage different kinds of media-technology innovations and strategic development in their future professional careers in industry or academia.

The program consists of five courses (see below), which build on each other. The courses are read full time and sequentially (ME610A, ME6011A, ME613A, ME612A and ME620A).

Content

Courses

For programme with start Autumn 2017:
Autumn 2017 - Semester 1
Spring 2018 - Semester 2

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding
On completion of the Master’s programme in Media Technology the student shall demonstrate:

  • deepened knowledge and understanding of media technology, including an overview of the field and advanced knowledge in new media technologies and multi-channel publishing in relation to strategic innovation efforts, as well as insight into current research and development
  • deepened knowledge of methodologies used in Media Technology
Skills and abilities
On completion of the Master’s programme in Media Technology the student shall demonstrate the ability to:
  • integrate knowledge and to analyse, evaluate and handle complex problems and situations also with limited information
  • independently identify and formulate problems, as well as plan and, by using suitable methods, carry out advanced tasks within given time frames
  • orally and in writing clearly present and discuss one’s conclusions and the knowledge and the arguments these are based upon, in dialog with different groups
  • apply the skills that are required to participate in research and development work, or to work with other qualified tasks
Judgement and Approach
On completion of the Master’s programme in Media Technology the student shall demonstrate:
  • capability, within the area of Media Technology, to make judgments taking into consideration relevant scientific, societal, and ethical aspects, as well as, showing awareness of ethical aspects of research and development
  • understanding of the possibilities and limitation of science, its role in society, and the responsibility of its use
  • ability to identify one’s needs of additional knowledge and to take responsibility for one’s progress within the area

Degree

Master's Degree (60 credits).

Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) with a Major in Media Technology.

Other Information

Admission requirements for semester two is shown in the syllabus for the course ME620A Media Technology: Master’s Thesis (One Year).

Contact

The education is provided by the Faculty of Technology and Society at the department Computer Science and Media Technology.

Further information

Samuel Andersson, Student Services Assistant
Phone: 040-66 57759
Sara Leckner, Programme Coordinator
Phone: 040-66 57129

Application

28 August 2017 Day-time 100% Malmö

Tuition fees

for non-EU students only

First instalment: 110000 SEK
Full tuition Fee: 110000 SEK

28 August 2017 Day-time 100% Malmö Application code: mah-78518

National application round

Tuition fees

for non-EU students only

First instalment: 110000 SEK
Full tuition Fee: 110000 SEK

Application deadline 18 April

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