Communication and Media

Communication and Media

Course Type:
Bachelor’s Programme

Programme Introduction

The study programme in Communication and Media aims to prepare professionals with solid theoretical and practical training in communication and media. The students develop competencies for professional practice in the subfields of journalism, communication management and strategic communication. The training enhances production in different languages and technologies.

Programme Coordinator

Inês Catarina Seabra Conde dos Santos


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6 semesters


General contingent: 40 
International student contingent: 8

DGES certification

The curriculum aims to provide students with the following skills and knowledge:

  • To understand the history and dynamics of the development of communication and media
  • To distinguish between the purposes and specific characteristics of subfields and professions in the area of communication
  • To understand the organization of media, its main formats and operating dynamics
  • To design, plan and produce appropriate content for different areas of professional activity (information and communication management)
  • Identify the characteristics of different media and master production technologies to achieve appropriate solutions for different goals and media (print, audio, video, digital)
  • To develop design and production skills for appropriate solutions to be applied to multimedia environments
  • To develop critical analysis and project review skills
  • To understand the legal and ethical frameworks of professional practice in the area
  • To understand the political, economic and cultural frameworks of contemporary societies
  • To reflect on technologies and discourse of the media and their social impact
  • To analyze the processes and contexts of reception of media products
  • To develop research skills in communication
  • To explore critical analysis and self-reflection skills guiding performance and professional development

    Scientific area of the study
    Communication Studies

Careers Options

  • Journalism
  • Communication Management
  • Strategic Communication
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Press Office
  • Audiovisual and Multimedia Production
  • Media (Press, Radio, TV, Multimedia)
  • Communication, Advertising and Consulting Agencies
  • Communication Offices (public and private institutions)
  • Business Sector in general (communication management and strategic communication)
  • Design Agencies
  • Multimedia Production Companies
  • Content Production Companies

Study Plan

ECTS: 180

Entry Requirements

For further information about international students’ applications,
please see International Applicants
or contact the International Students’ Office by email at:


State: Accredited
Nº de anos de acreditação: 6
Date of publication: 19-03-2015
A3ES Accreditation

Application Fee


Enrolment Fee

General contingent: 30€
International student contingent: 100€

Tuition Fee

General contingent: 697 €
International student contingent: 3000€

Online Application

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