University Master's Degree in Media, Communication and Culture

Advanced training in research to understand and interpret the key role communication and culture plays in modern societies marked by digitalisation and globalisation

Content Official Master's Degree in Media, Communication and Culture

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Master description

The Master’s Degree in Media, Communication and Culture consists of 60 ECTS credits and will be carried out over two semesters (30 ECTS each) in a single academic year. The structure of the syllabus is as follows: 36 obligatory ECTS credits (which include 12 ECTS credits for the master's degree dissertation) and 24 optional ECTS credits.

Obligatory credits correspond to classes on those subjects deemed essential; optional credits focus on subjects that are complementary to the essential material. For optional credits, students can choose to develop those aspects that they consider most suitable for their research or for their professional future.

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Study plan structure

Type Credits
Compulsory 24
Optional 24
Master Thesis 12



Module Credits Type
Applied Research Design and Analysis 6 OB
Communication and Political Culture 6 OB
Digital Convergence and Communication Policies 6 OB
Epistemology and Methodology of Communication Research 6 OB
Master's Degree Dissertation 12 OB
Collective Narratives and Imaginaries 6 OT*
Communication Management and Markets 6 OT*
Cultural Policies and Participatory Communication within the Framework of the 2030 Sustainable Agenda 6 OT*
Identities, Diversity, and Intercultural Coexistence 6 OT*
Communication, Development, and Social Change 6 OT**
Comparative Media Systems 6 OT**
Digital Narratives and New Formats 6 OT**
Gender, Communication, and Social Change 6 OT**
Media, Social Responsibility, and Citizenship 6 OT**

* Optional, you must take 12 credits
** Optional, you must take 12 credits


OB: Compulsory
OT: Optional