Doctorate in communication at the UPF

Official Master's Research degree

Social communication

UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)

Price on request

Important information

  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:

This official Master's degree aims to train researchers in communication. It offers scientific research methods dealing with matters that are central to communication, such as: political communication, interculturality, cyberculture and persuasion.

Important information

Requirements: Official European university degree (or a degree in law, engineering, architecture, a diploma in engineering or quantity surveying). In the case of foreign degrees: an equivalent degree from an authorised higher-level educational establishment and academic record for the accredited official training including average grade from the original university.

Nationally recognised qualification: Official University Master's Degree - Ministry of Education


Where and when

Starts Location
Roc Boronat, 138, 08018, Barcelona, Spain
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What you'll learn on the course

Scientific Communication
Online research tools
Quantitative research in communication
Qualitative research in communication
Historiography of communication
Publishing texts and spreading the research
Political communication
Persuasion in communication

Course programme

This official postgraduate degree is divided into:
  • 25 ECTS in compulsory subjects
  • 20 ECTS in optional subjects
  • 15 ECTS for the Master's thesis
The compulsory subjects are:
  • Online research: use and design of Databases
  • Experimental and Quantitative Research Methods in Education
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Communication
  • Content Analysis and communicative argument
  • Historiography of Communication: tendencies and techniques

Additional information

The cost for non-UE students is: € 4.063,91