Title name: Degree in Journalism
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Center where it is taught: Faculty of communication sciences Avda de Castelao, s / n. North campus 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Decree 385/2009 of August 27 (DOG 09/16/09)
Date of publication in the BOE: March 5, 2010
Date of the last accreditation: 11/30/2017
Responsible for the title: Pousa Estevez, Jose Ramon
Title Coordinator: Lopez Garcia, Xose
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: full time / part time
Languages of use: Spanish Galician EnglishInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsEncourage rational and critical knowledge of the present, in order that the student can understand today's society and know how to transmit it in an understandable way to society.
Promote basic knowledge of the main events and processes of current societies from a synchronic perspective and develop the ability to understand diversity and foster respect for the systems of others' values and civic awareness.
Provide sufficient knowledge of search techniques, information gathering, identification and selection, as well as the appropriate methods to critically examine any kind of sources, documents and facts, and transform them into information of interest through specific informative-communicative languages.
Encourage concise and coherent expression in the languages of our community, as well as in other languages, particularly English.
Offer a basic knowledge of the theories and research methods of the different branches of informative-communicative research.
Basic skillsThat students have demonstrated to possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge from the forefront of your field of study;
That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competencies that are usually demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of study;
That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature;
That students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both a specialized and non-specialized audience;
That the students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.Professional outingsInspired by the considerations made in this regard in the framework of the White Book: Degree in Communication (Aneca, 2005), the Degree in Journalism trains its graduates to produce, organize, analyze and direct media, programs and products in any technical support , system or area in which the information activity takes place. What translates into professional practice, in general, in any of the profiles indicated below:Writer of journalistic information in the different professional media.
Responsible for press or institutional communication.
Portal manager and content editor.
Researcher, teacher, and communication consultant.Likewise, in line with the most recent evolution of the journalistic professional practice towards its transversality in the general socio-labor field, the Degree provides training for the following specific profiles:Community Manager or professional responsible for building, managing and administering the online community around a brand on the Internet. Linked to this figure is the Administrator of blogs belonging to the community that integrates a communication medium.
Social media management specialist (Social Media Editor).
AdSense manager, specialist in exploiting advertising formats present on the Internet.
SENO (Search Engine Optimization) specialist or business consultant responsible for helping a company increase its presence on the web in order to reach more potential customers.
Specialist in preparing information for transmedia environments: WiFi Reporter, Multimedia Reporter.
Specialist in preparing information for mobile devices (Mobil Journalism).
Data journalism specialist (Base Date Finder).
Executive in Alliances, busy in the management of alliances between media in order to expand the reach of the allied group in a given market.