Degree in Journalism
Universidad CEU - Cardenal Herrera
Alfara del Patriarca, Valencia (España), Spain
EUR 7,800 / per year
Earliest start date
Official Degree: Degree in Journalism
Duration / ECTS: 4 years / 240 ECTS
Places / Campus: 75 / Moncada - Alfara
Taught in: Spanish
That makes us different?
1. Experience and career
The studies in the area of communication at CEU University have started more than 30 years ago. We are backed by several decades of training communicators committed to their profession.
2. The vanguard in the facilities
Our university offers you the most professional resources and resources. You can test your creativity through the different challenges offered by the degree, either inside or outside the classroom. You have at your disposal the Audiovisual and Multimedia Production Center, where you can practice your new knowledge in a digital newspaper or a radio or television production company, also professional contests in Advertising and even a festival of audiovisual shorts.
3. Oriented towards the new employability
- We offer you the possibility of taking, in parallel to the degree and free of charge, the Title of Expert in Sports Journalism, which introduces you to the specialization in the area of sports communication and sports journalism in radio, television, press and social networks .
- And also, we offer you the possibility of studying the Own Title in Communication and Political Marketing, which links with the transversal competences of the degree and one of its main areas of employability. You will thus increase your skills in public speaking and political discourse in our television sets, in political marketing tools and in electoral campaign planning.
- The plus in Professional Tools: during the degree you will study most of the subjects supported by computer tools of the profession. But not only will you finish the degree knowing how to handle them, you will also take the skills endorsed by means of certificates: Certificate in Graphic Design and Web (202 hours: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Flash, Wix) and Audiovisual Assembly Certificate ( 42 hours: Avid).
4. The international dimension
Free complementary training in English from first to fourth to improve the level of departure. Opportunities for international internships or exchanges (such as the EFE Agency in Paris, Lisbon, Geneva or Athens, or in European media such as El Ibérico in London). One of the best international experiences for our communication students are IPs (International Programs)
5. Double degrees of the specialist in double degrees
You can study at the same time two university courses with compatible schedules, with all the classrooms in the same facilities and, of course, without paying twice as much. So are the double degrees of the University specialist in double degrees.
- Journalism Political Science
- Journalism Audiovisual Communication
- Journalism Advertising and Public Relations
- CG1.- Equip yourself with a comprehensive vision of the human being in its immanent and transcendent dimension. The achievement of this competence implies having an attitude of seeking the truth, from different orders of knowledge, about human nature and the personal dignity common to all men and women, with particular attention to the ethical and moral implications.
- CG2. Approach current society and culture in a rigorous way. The achievement of this competence implies acquiring criteria that allow us to understand and value current society and culture, based on the rigorous consideration of the present reality and its historical roots, with attention to the Social Doctrine of the Church, which then allow us to participate in responsible way in social life in order to peace and the common good.
- CG3.- Express yourself correctly in Spanish. Achieving this competence implies that the student will know how to express himself correctly and understandably in Spanish, both in writing and orally. Likewise, students may choose to study Language in Valencian or Spanish.
- CG4.- Function fluently and effectively in English or another foreign language. Achieving this competence implies being able to develop the necessary skills to function fluently and effectively, both in writing and orally, in English or another language of the European Union.
- CG5.- Understanding and analysis of complex propositions, with a critical sense, in the context in which they are presented. The achievement of this competence implies being able to define, distinguish and relate both the basic concepts and the premises on which the exposition of any argument is built, as well as to state and substantiate its content in a synthetic and critical way, in the scientific context. , political, media, organizational or whatever type - in which they are presented.
- CG6.- Application of knowledge to solve problems. The achievement of this competence implies being able to, based on the knowledge acquired, solve problems or make a judgment about them - whether they are of a theoretical, practical, moral or technical nature; as well as doing it in a reasoned, prudent, empathetic and effective manner.
- CG7.- Be able to gather and interpret relevant data to develop your own arguments. Achieving this competence implies being able to develop a hypothesis and plan its demonstration; obtain, interpret and select the information necessary for your study; recapitulate the result of the analysis with arguments that explain the process carried out and its results.
- CG8.- Be able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions. Achieving this competence implies being able to plan a communication process taking into account the subjective and objective environment in which it develops - and carry it out in a professional manner in substance and form - effectively using different communicative resources.
- CG9.- Acquisition of an entrepreneurial spirit to complete projects in an autonomous, professional and qualified manner. The achievement of this competence implies being able to design a work plan as well as undertake its completion in the planned time - with perseverance and flexibility - anticipating and overcoming the difficulties that arise in its development and integrating the modifications that its future demands - professional and qualified manner knowing how to transform adversities into opportunities to learn and improve.
- CG10.- Integrate into work teams and be able to lead them. The achievement of this competence implies being able to integrate into organizations and work teams, as well as to exercise leadership, contributing assertively and respectfully to the delimitation, planning and development of the proposed objectives.
- CG11.- Be able to negotiate and manage the assumption of agreements. Achieving this competence implies being able to negotiate, manage and mediate the assumption of agreements in conflictive environments or conflicting interests with the objective of achieving the most fair and convenient solution for everyone; seeking the understanding and integration of the legitimate positions and rights of each of the parties involved.
- CG12.- Be guided by quality, excellence and personal sacrifice. Achieving this competence involves instilling in the student the spirit of personal sacrifice to achieve a job well done.
- CE13.- Know the historical, philosophical, social, political and cultural foundations of Social Communication. The achievement of this competence implies being able to identify and understand the principles that are in the genesis and configuration of Social Communication understood as a contextual framework of the information profession. Fundamentals that delimit, condition the development and that make the practical realization of journalism possible.
- CE14.- Know the methods and perspectives of the different branches of research on social communication. Achieving this competence implies being able to identify and understand the currents that interpret social communication, and its effects on society.
- CE15.- Know the Spanish, international and Church media system. Achieving this competence involves knowing the companies and organizations through which social communication and information are put into practice, understanding their structures, work mechanisms and regulatory policies, as well as the consequences of the different models in the receiving societies. .
- CE16.- Know the historical, philosophical, social, political and cultural foundations of today. The achievement of this competence implies being able to identify and understand the elements that are in the genesis and configuration of current social events and the ability to keep them in mind when preparing information, including them in journalistic pieces so that the receivers can contextualize the informative story.
- CE17.- Be able to ideate, plan and execute informative projects and tasks. The achievement of this competence provides the competence and ability to search, select, analyze, prioritize and shape messages with the purpose of being disseminated through the various media.
- CE18.- Be able to communicate in the language of each of the media. Achieving this competence implies being able to develop journalistic messages both in the language of traditional media - text, photography, infographics, radio and television - and in that of new media - multimedia, interactivity, hypertextuality.
- CE19.- Be able to locate and informatively manage sources, documentation and specialized content. Achieving this competence involves searching, finding and working with specialized material related to current events and knowing how to convert it into meaningful information, as well as useful and appropriate to the profile of the recipients.
- CE20.- Become aware of the significance of Journalism as a central tool for knowledge and judgment about the reality of current societies, as well as the responsibility that this implies. Achieving this competence implies being able to understand that the journalist's work in the different areas of reality in which it is deployed has a particular significance in the perception of reality, the configuration of ideology and decision-making. people, which entails considerable responsibility when making professional decisions.
- CE21.- Assume as an essential value in the exercise of journalism the social function of information as formulated by the general principles of Law, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Doctrine of the Church. Achieving this competence implies being able to practice Journalism in accordance with a culture of peace, democratic values and respect for the person consistent with the general principles, rights and fundamental duties enshrined in the Spanish Constitution, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the DSI documentary corpus.
Being a Journalist today means a desire to know and learn about current events, a desire to tell about it and the conviction to contribute to improving society. The White Paper on Bachelor's Degrees in Communication mentions four professional opportunities:
- Editor of journalistic information in any medium
- Editor or Head of Press or Institutional Communication
- Teaching Researcher and Communication Consultant
- Portal Manager and Content Editor
The journalist can develop his skills in:
- Traditional media: press, radio, television
- Cyberjournalism supports
- Information agencies
- Press and communication offices
- Communication advice and consulting