Syllabus - Business Information Design 15.0 credits

Code: ITE340
Valid from: HT18
Study: First level
Subject Group: Media production
Head Area (s): Information Design,
Successive Depth: G2F (First level, at least 60 ECTS credits / is at first level as prerequisites),
Academy IDT


To study how the subject influences the design of information material within given activities through analysis, processing as well as production within the subject area. To increase understanding of how information design as a subject matter affects process, method and production within its area activity.


After completing the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Identify and describe methods from an information design perspective
  2. Identify and describe processes from an information design perspective
  3. Discuss and evaluate ...
    • methods
    • processes
    • theory
    • design
    • user
    • Test
    • outcome
    ... in relation to each other


After the course introduction, the study time is outside the school. The last days of the course consist of accounts. What and Anyone to study should be approved by course teacher before the course starts. The student reports verbally, written and visual relationships between knowledge and application in an information design related professional or activity.


Lectures, seminars, tutoring and project reporting.

Special privileges

At least 60 credits of information design including Introduction to Information Design 7.5 credits, Scheduled Communication 7.5 hp, Cognitive Processes 7.5 ECTS credits, Graphic Form 7.5 ECTS credits, and Science and Design 7.5 ECTS credits.


  • Project (PRO1), participation observation and report, 10 credits, examines learning goals 1-3, grades Fail (U) or Approved (G)
  • Seminar (SEM1), presentation, 0.5 credits, examines learning goals 1-3, grades Fail (U) or Passed (G)
  • Seminar (SEM2), presentation, 4.5 credits, examines learning goals 1-3, grades Fail (U) or Passed (G)

A student who has a certificate from MDH regarding his disability has the opportunity to report requests adaptation at salstentamina or other examination form in accordance with Rules and Instructions for Examination on first level and advanced level at Mälardalen University (2016/0601). It is an examiner who, on the basis of the certificate as issued, decides on any adjustment and, if so, which adjustment will apply.

Suspicions of misleading examination (cheating) are reported, according to the Higher Education Ordinance, to the principal's principal and tested by the board's disciplines committee. If the Disciplinary Board considers that a student owed one disciplinary offense, the Board decides on disciplinary action, which is warning or suspension.

Rules and Instructions for Examination in undergraduate education at Mälardalen University


Two-dimensional scale

Estimated work effort

1.5 credits (HP) at full speed corresponds to approximately 40 hours per week. For the individual however, the workload, that is the number of hours per week, may vary depending on the prior knowledge or other circumstances.


The literature list is preliminary to 15 working days prior to the first date of the semester.

Transition and other regulations

The course overlaps with 7.5 credits towards Industry Analysis and Career Orientation.

If you have any questions please feel free to call on 016-15 3639

The course starts on 11/7/2021 with roll call and registration according to the given instructions on the web page here

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