1 academic year full time, 2 academic years part time (60 ECTS credits)
From September to June
EU Students UE: 3,300 € (provisional price, pending the approval of the Decree of the Generalitat (Government) of Catalonia) | Non EU students: 6.739,80 €
Spanish is the main language of the master, but some subjects can be taught in Catalan or English. Materials and bibliography can be written in Spanish, English or Catalan. The language of instruction can be checked at the course plan of each subject.
Candidates should hold an undergraduate degree or diploma, preferably in audiovisual communication, advertising and public relations, or journalism. Holders of an undergraduate degree or diploma in any field of the humanities, social sciences, health sciences or technology will also be considered.
Official undergraduate degree/diploma or equivalent. Qualifications can be in the following academic areas: Social Sciences and Law, Humanities or Communication.
Academic transcript of the accredited official training with the average grade at the university of origin.
Curriculum Vitae in Spanish, English or Catalan.
A letter of motivation, in Spanish, English or Catalan, stating the candidate's interest in following the master's programme (400 to 600 words).
Identity Card or Passport.
3 letters of recommendation (preferably by university lectures with prestige in research).
1 letter of acceptance to carry out the research work signed by the researcher in charge of one of the research groups in the department.
Proof of professional experience in any of the fields related to the master's programme, minimum three years.
Proof of research experience, minimum one year.
Proof of teaching experience.
Proof of Spanish language (level B2)
Proof of Catalan language (level C1)
Proof of English language (level B2)
In addition, the Departments' selection committee may decide to interview the candidate.
The undergraduate degree/diploma and the academic transcript
If you have finished your Bachelor degree when you formalise your application, you will need to send us the following documents:
A photocopy of your undergraduate degree/diploma or Certification/proof of degree completion.
A photocopy of your official final undergraduate transcript.
However, if you have not yet completed your undergraduate studies when formalising application, you will need to provide us with the following documents:
A signed declarationof obtaining your degree before the commencement of the master's programme.
A photocopy of the provisional undergraduate transcript.
If the diploma or the academic transcript are not written in Catalan, Spanish, English, French, Portuguese or Italian, you will also have to include the respective sworn translations into Catalan or Spanish.
The immediate career opportunity for graduates of this master's programme is research and teaching in the field of communication. The programme aims to help students develop the skills they need to conduct scientific and, especially, doctoral research. The programme may also provide students with the necessary expertise to advise institutions and companies on matters related to communication research. In short, students will be qualified to work as communication researchers, analysts and consultants, with regard to both applied and basic research.