This simultaneous studies programme is a special degree programme, a two-area training, which allows students to recieve two degrees in a term of five years. It's built from the Degree in Humanities and the Degree in Journalism and it combines the curriculum of both two courses, simultaneously taken. The fact that both degrees complement each other is appreciated when entering the labor sector.
Depending on how these two degrees are combined, the programme offers these two options:
Degree in Humanities - Degree in Journalism
Degree in Journalism - Degree in Humanities
You will find career prospects in a wide variety of sectors. Some of the career prospects listed below are well-known (such as cultural tourism, editorial tasks or teaching). Some other are new occupations that have appeared thanks to new information and communication technologies. For more information about these recent occupations, you can find detailed information in the following document, done by Barcelona Activa: career prospects related to Humanities studies.
Culture management, managing cultural websites, and managing net.art and cyberculture.
Preserving, interpreting, promoting and animating cultural heritage in archeological parks, museums, foundations, enterprises or associations related to culture and heritage.
Exposition evaluation and museographic projects.
A variety of editorial tasks, such as directing editorial lines and editing texts.
Exposition curator and museum sector conservation.
Information and communication in the culture are, designing cultural educational material and educational activities for museums and cultural organizations.
Cooperation and development in non-governmental organization or public administration.
Cultural consultancy and dynamism
Elaborating and managing contents in traditional media (written press, textbooks...) and electronical media (websites...)
Professional activity related to cultural and leisure industries, such as cultural event management.
Professional activity related to company team personnel configuration and management.
The UPF's Career Services (CS) offers a series of activities and services adressed to students of the latest courses and UPF alumni in order to favor ties between the students' learning period and their professional lives, and progressively develops a specific program about entrepreneur culture between future graduates.
The offer that CS proposes throughout the whole course continues beyond graduation, during professional work. The addressees of activities and services offered by CS are the students of the later courses and alumni of the UPF.
Journalism professional in any media platform that develop their activities creating news contents and using the various genres typical of information media. This comprises the job of editor, reporter, presenter and director of one or many of the aforementioned platforms, including desing, writing and execution of audio-visual or multimedia reports and documentaries.
Professional of a press office or communication of a public or private institution to ccoordinate or execute any work of an informative or communicative kind that the organization needs.
Specialist in communication phenomena and processes. current or prospective, for all kind of public and private organizations; abilities for mediation, advice, consultancy, measurament, and expertise.
The Humanities and Journalism (Humanities itinerary) simultaneous studies progam -both started in Humanities or Journalism- is facilitated by the fact that the degree of Journalism's (Humanities itinerary) curriculum shares a 50% of the credits of the first and second years with the degree of Humanities'.
Besides, the degree of Journalism allows to take as optional subjects that are compulsary and basic of the degree of Humanities in order to be a part of the Journalism studies, which allows one to do the simultaneous studies program in a reasonable time. In the event that the student start their studies with the dregree of Humanities, they have to take 356 ECTS credits; if starting with Journalism, they have to take 354.
The students have to request joining to the simultaneous studies program, in the period of time stablished by the university, once enrolled in the second year of the degree of Humanities or the degree of Journalism (Humanities itinerary).
In order to continue with the planning of the program, it is suggested that the student is enrolled in the second year of the degree of Humanities or in the second year of the degree of Journalism (Humanities itinerary) at the moment of requesting the participation in this program.
In order to advance toward the following courses, the admitted students will have to obtain the amount of credits planned in the regulations in five years, according to the academic ordinance established for this modality of the program that combines both degrees.
The students will have to request the recognition of subjects with concordant contents, once passed in the corresponding degree, in order to be incorporated to the academic record of the other degree.