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Master in Creative Documentary

Admission requirements

Admission is open to university graduates in audiovisual communication, fine arts, journalism, communication sciences or other university degrees related to these fields. In exceptional cases, the master's program is open to candidates who, although not fulfilling the requirements mentioned above, have a recognized level in the audiovisual field (to be assessed by the master's program management). In this event, they will be granted a diploma from UPF-IDEC.

In order to be selected for pre-enrolment, candidates must present a project proposal of a minimum of two pages.

A minimum of a B2 level in Spanish is required.

Admission and Enrollment

  1. Application for admission

    • Applications for admission will be evaluated according to the calendar below. Please check your program's start date and make sure you present your application well in advance:
      Admission rounds
      Application round Deadline Admission resolution Reservation fee payment (25%)
      1 25/04/2017 week of 15/05/2017 05/06/2017
      2 23/05/2017 week of 12/06/2017 03/07/2017
      3 13/06/2017 week of 03/07/2017 19/07/2017
      4 11/07/2017 week of 24/07/2017 04/08/2017
      5 05/09/2017 week of 18/09/2017 26/09/2017
      6 14/09/2017 week of 25/09/2017 09/10/2017
      7 31/10/2017 week of 20/11/2017 03/11/2017
      • Application rounds will not apply once the program has started.
      • Applications received after each round will be automatically moved to the next round.
      • Application rounds are subject to the number of places available on the program.
      • If the program starts before the next application round, your application will be evaluated as soon as you submit all the required documents.
      • If the program starts before the deadline for the reservation fee, the payment must be made in full before the program starts.
    • Complete the online admission form.
    • Pay the €120 admission fee. This amount is part of the registration fee and will be returned if the applicant is not admitted.
    • To complete your candidature, we will ask you to send us a series of documents that the Admissions Committee needs in order to be able to assess your profile and your suitability for the programme.
      • Presentation letter or video
      • CV
      • Synopsis of the documentary project that the student wishes to develop during the master's course
      • Photocopy of university degree (if you are in the last year of your degree, you can provide the academic transcript for admission)
      • Photocopy of academic transcript
      • Photocopy of ID Card or Passport
      • Passport-size photo (jpg format)
      • Document stating the veracity of your documents

      Additional documentation may be requested in certain cases.

      This documentation will be submitted through a specific platform to which you will be given access.

  2. Admission

    • The Admissions Committee will select the candidates with a personal or CV-based interview.
    • The admission decision will be notified in writing.
  3. Registration

    Once the letter of acceptance to the programme has been received, and before beginning the academic activity, it will be necessary to submit the following original documentation:

    • Approved and/or legalised photocopy of university degree
    • Approved and/or legalised photocopy of academic transcript

    In the event of having a foreign degree, consult the documentation that you will have to submit here.

    It is essential to make the payment reserving the place and to formalise the registration in order to guarantee the place.

    When paying for the programme's fee by bank transfer you will be required to introduce your programme code. The programme code for this programme is 1013.