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Master of Arts in Communication Management


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Start of classes:
01 October 2018
End of program:
15 June 2019 (to be confirmed)
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Program type:
Master's Degree
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Offered jointly between the UPF Department of Communication and the UPF Barcelona School of Management, the Master of Arts in Communication Management is a one-year, full-time program taught entirely in English targeted at students who are especially interested in the areas of corporate communication, place branding, transmedia strategies, and digital communication.

Throughout the program, students will learn to identify the fundamental and distinctive components of media industries (agents, assets, and organisations); plan and implement communications strategies that fit specific characteristics of different socio-political and cultural realities; and recognize the nature, operation and management of modern corporations and the impact they have on the economy and society. They will also learn to apply the main concepts, theories, and methods related to place branding; gain knowledge about new forms of transmedia storytelling and develop transmedia strategies in different fields (fiction, non-fiction, and branding). Once finished, students will be able to produce and defend a research project using quality, academic and professional criteria.

The Master of Arts in Communication Management benefits from the outstanding, hand-selected faculty of the UPF´s world-famous Department of Communication. The UPF is among the world´s 100 best universities in linguistics and communications. Based on this distinction the program's main feature is the rigorous learning of communication management techniques along with the practical experiences provided by industry professionals.

Why this program?

  • Because you will be taught by some of the world's top ranked faculty from the UPF Communication Department and a unique selection of experienced business professionals.
  • Because of the rigorous learning of cutting-edge analytical tools alongside the contribution of the practical experience of professionals in the sector.
  • Because it allows four ways of specialisation: corporate communication, promotion and place branding, transmedia strategies and digital communication.
  • Because you can benefit from an internship supervised by the Program Director, with the guidance of our Careers Service.
  • Because it provides a wide range of career prospects and professionalisation in new areas of employment.
  • Because it incorporates an advanced, self-designed learning model based on the educational philosophy of the UPF Barcelona School of Management's manifesto.

Who is it for?

The Master of Arts in Communication Management is aimed at recent graduates and junior professionals of diverse backgrounds who are especially interested in the areas of corporate communications, place branding, transmedia strategies, and digital communications.

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