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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to learn the rules of working life and to
know the law
for bothmeployee's and employer's. It is also important to know
various negotiating mechanisms and to apply them to your own

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to

  • identify different policy methods and be able to develop their
    part of the creative industry
  • use the legislation for work-life
  • Know the main principles of organizations and management
  • Identify the social and economic linkages within organizations
    operating in the
    own industry
  • Be able to evaluate the work community

Course contents

During the course we will learn about the creative industry for
cultural producers and other
cultural workers, mainly the media industry. The creative
industry is
changing (like society over
all) and it requires certain skills for the future. What does it mean
be an employee or an
employer and the rights and obligationsdo You have?

What is lobbying really, and how can I influence. And what about
labor laws?

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None required

Previous course names

Not relevant

Recommended or required reading

Study activities

  • Lectures - 15 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 30 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 80 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 80 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following

Examination 1 ....
Examination 2.... etc.
(examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations
and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also
presence at specified occasions)

The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: ...

  • Compulsory attendance
  • Active participation on itslearning - media discussion
  • Pecha Kucha
  • Written examination (e-exam)

Examinations weigh evenly


Bäck Maria


Bäck Maria

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

4, 8, 11 och 18 april närstudietillfällen

Assessment methods

  • 2013-03-11 - Exams
  • 2013-03-18 - Reports and productions

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