In Barcelona (Spain)

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  • Location

    Barcelona (Spain)

  • Duration

    1 Year

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Doctorate in communication at the UPF Official Master's Research degree

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.



Start date

Barcelona (Spain)
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Roc Boronat, 138, 08018

Start date

OctoberEnrolment now open

About this course

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.

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

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