Degree in Journalism

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Degree in Journalism in Madrid

Start

Sep 16, 2019

Duration

4 years
  • Live passionately for the art of communications through an innovative methodology: Challenge Based Learning.
  • Be a journalist from day one in our Media Lab laboratories.

In the PDF you will find:

  • Detailed study plan
  • Why this degree is perfect for you

Key Points

All the information you need to know

  • Start date

    Sep 16, 2019

  • Duration

    4 years

  • Language

    Spanish

  • ECTS

    240

  • Modality

    Face-to-face

  • Campus

    Madrid Villaviciosa de Odón

  • University

    Universidad Europea de Madrid

  • Knowledge Area

    Communication and marketing

  • Study Type

    Degree

Why study this program?

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Media Lab

Europea Media is the professional laboratory for “learning by doing”

700

Agreements with agencies & media

Agreements with agencies and communication departments for internships

100

More than 100 events

Seminars and conferences organized with the collaboration of key companies in the sector

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Financial Aid

At Universidad Europea we have a complete system of financial aid available to you to ease your education payments. Some examples are: 

  • Flexible payment options.
  • Financial Aid for early payment
  • Financial Aid for continuing studies.
  • Financial Aid for simultaneous study.
  • Financial Aid for having a family member at Universidad Europea.

​​​​Financing

Universidad Europea has signed various agreements with financial entities to help you finance your studies. 

​​​​​Scholarships

During the year 2012-13, over 1.100 scholarships worth over 5 million Euros were granted to students at Universidad Europea.

  • Scholarships from the Centro Profesional Europeo de Madrid
  • Official Scholarships from the Spanish Ministry of Education
  • High Achieving Students Program (Programa TOP)

Facilities

  • VIRTUAL SET

Set in which you can download different settings created in 3D and interact with the set design. It has three robotic cameras, Ultimate embedding, Cue, Wireless microphones, light control and positions for the virtual set operator and their animations.

  • TELEVISION STUDIO

Prepared for the completion of multicamera programs, it has three camera channels and one dolly, which communicate via intercom with the production control and LCD monitoring and a multiscreen system.  It has AutoCue for the voice-over of broadcasters to camera and speed control via pedal. The studio has Chrome in order to practice completing deep in-lays. In the Production Control, the cameras can be controlled via CCU, with lighting, sound, DVE and mixer. Students complete their own programs (news, contests, debates…) launching their headlines, news blasts and pieces from VTRs, videos on the server or direct lines with other rooms such as the virtual set or situated in the same room.  

  • RADIO STUDIOS

There are three recording studios and call boxes with work stations which allow the automation of the emission, recording, editing and sound file management with the most used software in current media platforms, AudioPlus. Additionally, there are other reproduction sources available such as CD, minidisk, digital recorders, telephone lines and RDSI, all controlled from professional radio tables with between 12 and 16 channels. Each one of the studios has internet access and the common newsroom with access to news agencies and tv signal for national television stations. These studios record all kinds of radio programs (debates, interviews, magazines, advertisements, sporting events…).

  • INFOGRAPHY AND MULTIMEDIA ROOM

Here all issues relating to the development and application of new technologies for different digital communications are addressed. Work takes place for different platforms such as the internet, mobile phones, interactive television and creation of virtual sets. For this, there is software available such as Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, 3D Max 2013 and Cinema 4D.

  • GRAPHIC DESIGN ROOM

In it, different activities to acquire the basis of graphic design and advance in different areas of advertising (creativity assisted by computer and packaging), creativity in web pages (not just from a technical point of view but also from a strategic and creative one) and print media. It has the most used programs in these areas such as Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, among others.

  • INFORMATION AND DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY ROOM

Equipped with the necessary technology to professionally retouch photographs, opaque and film scanners, printers, graphic tables and specific software to work with images and digital cameras. 

  • VIDEO, AUDIO AND MUSICAL CREATION EDITION ROOMS

2 rooms for the postproduction of video and audio, with the most used software in television and in production companies. They have 20 and 26 computers respectively, with work stations with Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer and Protools 10, sound desk for voice-overs and materials in HD, such as SD and P2 readers or firewire to cameras HD, HDV, DVCPro or DV. There is also musical creation software such as Logic, Sibelius and Cubase.

  • PHOTOGRAPHY

In the laboratory, photographs are developed and the film and paper are worked on and special photographic manipulation processes take place. The laboratory has 14 individual work spaces of 35mm, of medium and large format.

  • POSTPRODUCTION BOOTHS

There are 4 booths for group projects with iMacs with all the necessary software such as Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor, Avid Media Composer, Adobe CS6, Sibelius, Logic and Cubase. From the room, images can be read onto cards for HD material or connections to cameras by firewire. There are high resolution video monitors to check on the screen the result of the film. The high quality of this equipment makes it the ideal room to work on the postproduction of audio and video documentaries and short films, as well as being the ideal place to create headers and intros.

  • DUBBING STUDIO

Soundproof room where students can practice dubbing, recording and mixing their own songs with musical groups and create soundtracks for television and cinema. To this end it has the most used software for audio editing, Pro Tools 10 HD, with a surface control of C24, equalizers and signal processors.

Additionally, there is a distribution platform for audiovisual content distribution, Europea Televisión, where the pieces made by the students are broadcast as part of their practical training.

Collaborating companies

Students can complete practical work experience from day one in our professional media platform, Europa Media, collaborating with the newspaper, radio, audiovisual production Company…. And use the professional material available in all our labs for the completion of your projects.

In the final year of your Degree you can continue your training at companies such as:

  • RTVE
  • ATresMedia
  • El País
  • Huffington Post
  • Telemadrid
  • ABC
  • Mediaset
  • Diario 20 minutos
  • Radio Intereconomía
  • EFE
  • Net TV

Faculty

Mª Elena Gómez Sánchez
Doctor in Information Sciences, UCM. Her teaching and research work covers diverse areas relating to language and news media. She is a Professor of Journalistic Writing at UEM where she currently also coordinates the doctoral program of the Excellence Centers “Values and a Global Society” and “Educational Innovation”. She is the author of approximately 30 communications and presentations presented at national and international conferences, as well as various collaborations in the form of chapters in books and articles in specialized magazines, some of which can be found here.

José María Peredo Pombo
Professor of Communication and International Politics, Universidad Europea de Madrid, where he teaches International Political Communication and Exterior Image and Public Diplomacy. Doctor in Information Sciences (specializing in International Relations), Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Graduate in Journalism. His main lines of research are American foreign policy, lobbies and pressure groups in America, Spanish cooperation and international public opinion. He is a Director of Europea Media (the media platform of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication). From 2006-2014 has been the director of the Department of Media, Languages and Digital Society, Director of the Area of Journalism and Languages and of the Department of Journalism and Humanities. Previously led the Summer University at UEM.  

Main researcher in the Project: “Influencia de los Grupos de Presión en las Elecciones Presidenciales de 2008 en Estados Unidos” (UEM) and of the project: “Información y Conflictos” (Ministery of Defence). Has received the I Prize in Teaching Innovation in the VI Edition of University Innovation (UEM).

He has combined his university work with his work as a journalist in different news outlets and analysis spaces (Intereconomía, Telemadrid, RTVE; Diario 16, Política Exterior, Diario Montañés). Analyst at IPRA and Safe-Democracy and of several generalist and specialist news outlets (Diplomacia, Atenea). He has various books and chapters published (the last one in 2014, Compartir una idea de Europa en Europa 3.0 and as a coordinator, “USA 08: las elecciones que cambiaron el siglo XXI”) and scientific articles published in magazines in his area of knowledge.

Miguel Ángel Alonso Guisande
Doctoral student in the area of sound of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication, UEM. Master’s Degree in Acoustic Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Graduate in Audiovisual Communications and Multimedia and Technical Telecommunications Engineer, specializing in sound and image. Has completed the training cycle in Sound and Technical Diploma specializing in sound systems at Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Has developed his professional activity as a sound tech and engineer in audiovisual companies such as Atresmedia, Televisión de Galicia or Mediapro. Currently a professor of Cinematographic Production, Distribution and Exhibition and Communication Groups and Information Companies, which he combines as the International Academic Coordinator. Has completed teaching exchanges at Santa Fe University of Arts and Design (USA).

José Barrero Muñoz
Doctor in Journalism (CEU). Currently works professionally as an editor for the News Service of RNE having previously worked at Marca, Radio Marca and RTVE.es. Since 2003 is professor at Universidad Europea Madrid. Researcher in areas of “violence and news media” and “female sport and the media”. He has completed teaching exchanges and research exchanges at the University of Murdoch, Australia.

Rafael Carrasco Polaino
Graduate and Doctor in Journalism, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Accredited as a hired professor by the ACAP. Professor of subjects relating to Design and Communication, Information Technology and Business Information, both in Spanish and in English. Professionally, works as Director of Communications in companies in various sectors as well as working as an external consultant. Is a founding member of the Association of Journalists and Bloggers and a member of the Board of Directors of the magazine Cuenta y Razón.  

Juan José Ceballos Norte
Graduate in Information Sciences, Journalism Branch, UCM. Has developed his professional career as a radio producer at Onda Madrid (Senior Sound Technician) for 30 years. Is professor of undergraduate and postgraduate subjects linked to the area of radiophonics at UEM and has led the Master’s Degree in Communications and Sports Journalism Real Madrid Graduate School, UEM, for the past two years. He also coordinates Europea Radio, the digital frequency of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication.

Julio Díaz Galán.
Doctor in Philosophy (UNED). Specializing in French Contemporary Philosophy, has collaborated in various publications relating to political philosophy, psychoanalysis and theory of gender. Has also spent much of his intellectual work translating articles and books relating to his subject area. His research area is currently Anthropology, Ethics and theory of communications, which he currently teaches at UEM.  

Ángel Fernández Fernández
Doctor in Communication, UEM. Graduate in Fine Arts, UCM. Master’s Degree in Digital Journalism and Social Networks, UEM and Master’s Degree in the Development of Internet Applications, CICE-UPM. Has developed his professional career as a multimedia designer completing work for clients such as Fiat, Alfa Romeo, New Holland and El Mundo among others. Since 2005 is a professor of various subjects relating to graphic design and multimedia and aesthetics and digital culture. His line of research relates to interactivity, the visualization of information and the cultural impact of new technology. He has completed a research exchange lasting three months at Santa Fe University of Art and Design, USA

David Lavilla Muñoz
Graduate in Journalism, UE, Doctor in Information Sciences, Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Qualified Professor by ACAP for Hired Doctors of the Public and Private University. Started his career in RTVE in 1993 and worked in different news outlets, specializing in online platforms. He has also taken on executive roles in several media outlets (radio, press, television and the internet) and in some Spanish consulting companies. Academically is now the leading professor in Digital Communication and New Trends at UE, has taught in different business schools, in different companies nationally and in various Spanish and foreign universities.  Additionally, has completed numerous publications and books about Communication and the Society of Information and Knowledge and is a speaker in different conferences specializing in TIC.

Since his beginnings, his research area – some financed by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce and others by the CAM – have revolved around humans and their interactions with machines. He recently directed a project on social networks and risks in personal and business use for the EU and Insurer AO and has been IP of #informetwitter.

Belén García-Delgado Giménez
Doctor with European Specialization (USAL). Graduate in Spanish Language and Graduate in Documentation (USAL). Master’s Degree in Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language (UIMP). Has developed her professional activity in several documentation and research centers such as the Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez and UEM. Currently is a teacher of Documentation and Journalism and International Relations, as well as Spanish for Foreigners. Is also coordinator of the degrees of Journalism, Journalism + Audiovisual Communications and Journalism and International Relations. Has completed several teaching and research exchanges at Universidad Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), Universidad de Aveiro (Portugal), Turku University (Finland) and Copenhagen University (Denmark).

Luis Moser-Rothschild
Doctor in Information Sciences, Universidad Complutense. Has worked in Cinema, Radio and Television since the year 1974. Has directed different projects, such as the UN Audiovisual in the Lisbon Expo 1998. Currently Director of the Master’s Degree in Dubbing, Translation and Subtitling at Universidad Europea Madrid.  Professor of Elocution and Radio at Universidad Europea Madrid. Member of the Academy of the Arts and Sciences of Television of Spain and of the Press Association of Madrid.

Carolina Meloni González
Doctor in Philosophy (UNED, 2005) Extraordinary Doctoral Prize (2005). Has collaborated on various articles in magazines specializing in Philosophy, as well as seminars, research projects, courses, conferences and Masters, both in Spain, Latin America and France. Currently is professor of Ethics and Political Thinking in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Communications at Universidad Europea Madrid. Her area of research centers on contemporary political philosophy, feminist thinking and gender doctrines, ethics and critical thinking in the media. She has completed research exchanges in Paris, at Université Blaise Pascal de Clermont-Ferrand and at the University of Buenos Aires.

Javier Pérez Sánchez
Doctor in Communication (UEM). Graduate in Audiovisual Communication. Licensed by CAP, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares. His prior teaching experience includes working as a professor of training courses on Camera Operation, editing in Avid and After Effects, professor of UAX in Engineering and Telecommunications. Additionally, has developed different positions in media outlets: producer on Sportmania (Canal+), Antena 3 Televisión and in FOX International Channels. Director of Sports on regional television and CEO of the Group V.E. Producciones. Currently professor at Universidad Europea Madrid and Director of Europea TV.

Jorge Jiménez Ramírez
Graduate in Spanish Language, UAM and Doctor in Communications, UEM. Master’s Degree in Spanish for Foreigners, Universidad Antonio de Nebrija. His area of work, research and publications centers on complex systems, especially relating to Communications and Linguistics, didactic L2, centered on cultural differences and intercultural and international society, with attention to hacker ethics and information media. He is the author of “El hacker contra la universidad zombi”, chosen in 2014 by ElDiario.es as an essential book to understand hacker ethics. Since 2003 is professor of several subjects relating to his area of expertise at Universidad Europea de Madrid. Additionally, he has been invited and held different responsibility positions at international institutions such as Furman University or Middlebury College.

Javier Díez Romero
Doctor in Communication, Universidad Europea de Madrid and Graduate in Information Sciences (Journalism Branch), UCM. Currently is associate editor of La Sexta News. Previously worked for the News Service of Telemadrid where he was a presenter, headed up special programs and editor. He has also been a presenter for Bloomberg Television, Program Director for Canal Cocina and Editor for Cadena SER-Radio Rioja, Cope-Rioja and Onda Madrid. Since 2005 he is professor at Universidad Europea Madrid, where he teaches, among others, the classes Persuasion and Opinion, Techniques and Strategies in Communication, Political Sciences and Television Laboratory, as well as several modules for the Master’s Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism of the Real Madrid Graduate School, Universidad Europea. He is coauthor of the book Journalistic Writing in Television, published by Síntesis.

Price and advantages Degree in Journalism

8.700 €

per year

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  • Grants for high performing students
  • Grants for continuing students
  • Grants for simultaneous studies
  • First in family scholarships
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WHY STUDY JOURNALISM AT UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID?

  • Work at Media Lab, the communications media of the University for the students and the university community: television, radio, press, advertising agency and translation agency.
  • Challenge Based Learning using real cases based on challenges, reinforcing the skills learned from day one working with active professionals with all the facilities at your disposal.
  • Journalism in contact with the profession. Experience the work of a journalist firsthand thanks to the experiences offered, bringing the profession to you and focusing your career to the demands of the 21st century, learning about new media and broadcast.
    • Complete internships with companies and communications media at the most important companies in the country such as Mediaset, ATresMedia, Vocento, Prisa, or Cadena Cope.
  • Use the modern facilities of the Faculty of Communications whenever you wish, to create content and tell your stories.

Career opportunities

  • Editor in any media outlet
  • Reporter
  • Editor
  • Director of programs
  • Director of communications in companies and institutions
  • Head of Press
  • Community Manager
  • Content creator
  • Multimedia Content Manager

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Admission process

1. Documentation

To begin your admission process, the first thing to do is book your appointment online or by calling 91 740 72 72.

  • Selectividad card showing eligibility status
  • Two photocopies of your ID
  • Academic record file transfer 
  • Proof of payment of the Admission fee before or on the date of appointment

2.  What does the admissions test consist of?

  • Skills and abilities test
  • General knowledge test
  • Language assessment test
  • Personal interview

When will you know you’ve been accepted?

You’ll find out the result of the admissions test via an admissions letter that you’ll receive by email. If you have any doubts or queries, you can contact our Admissions Department for New Students at ads@universidadeuropea.es

3. Reserve your place

Along with the admissions letter, you will receive an envelope with information about official registration. It is recommended that in order to reserve your place, you should respond within 7 days of receiving the letter.

4. Registration

All students joining the Universidad Europea for the first time, wanting to study a degree, must open a file with the university, prior to registration. The Department of Admission for New Students will provide the candidate with all the documentation and forms to complete their registration.

Convalidations and transfers

You don’t have to carry on doing something you don’t want to. For this reason, we have designed specific convalidation and university transfer plan. If you want to know your personalized plan, as quickly and easily as possible, send us an email to convalidaciones@universidadeuropea.es along with the following documentation:

  • Personal academic certificate of the original degree.
  • Study plan sealed by the Secretariat of the center of origin.
  • The academic program of the subjects studied and/or enrolled in the original degree.
  • Officially translated degree certificate (only in the case of foreign graduates)

In case of requesting recognition for professional experience, you will be required to provide;

  • Work life certificate
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Company certificate, only in those cases where it is necessary to prove the functions performed in the company, or in cases of students with international professional experience who cannot provide a work-life certificate.

For any questions, you can contact our advisers by calling 91 834 34 35.

Scholarships and grants program

We’re here to help. If you want to study at Universidad Europea, you have a number of internal and official scholarship options to apply for. In addition, we provide comprehensive Financing and Discount options

Professional practices

Internships in companies are a key element in your education. Acquiring experience and putting into practice what you have learned on your degree is the best way to enter the labor market. There are two types of internship, curricular (which are included as part of your program) and extracurricular (which you can do on a voluntary basis).

In order to carry out an internship in a company, you’ll need to have passed 50% of your credits and register before you start the internship. Both the company and a professor on your course will monitor your progress on the internship as well as providing an evaluation at the half way mark and upon completion. 

If you want to gain extra work experience before finalizing your university studies, you are welcome to carry out extracurricular internships. You can carry them out in whichever year of your studies you choose but we remind you that internships are formative and should complement your studies. The more theoretical knowledge you have acquired throughout your degree, the more you will benefit from the internships.