The Bachelor's Degree in Journalism consists of a clearly defined practical approach with which students can familiarise themselves with each and every aspect of this profession: television, radio, press and the internet. Its prestige, both at home and abroad, lies in its teaching programme and in the fact that most of Spain's top journalists were trained at the UAB Faculty of Communication Studies.

The objective of the degree is to train professionals with the capacity of analysis, communication and organisation of information into different formats and for different purposes, with the tools needed to apply their skills to media channels, businesses and institutions.

For the past forty years, the degree in Journalism has been comprised of quality studies with the latest in technology and much emphasis on research into the field, which is carried out in collaboration with the Communication Institute (Incom-UAB), the Observatory on Radio in Catalonia, the Communication and Education Bureau and the Internet Journalism Observatory.

Student Profile

The ideal student for this degree should have the following qualities: 

  • Good social and communicative skills.
  • Knowledge of other languages.
  • Capacity for synthesis, attention and effort.
  • A critical and analytical mind.
  • Very good cultural level.
  • Available to work irregular hours.
  • Ethics and discrete.
  • Able to write readable texts quickly, accurately, and with simplicity.
  • Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • Capacity for observation.
  • Good written and oral expression skills.

Career options

Career options lie clearly in the areas of information and communication. The main areas of employment are:
- journalists in press offices, media outlets (press, radio and television) news agencies or internet portals
- communication experts within companies
- schoolteachers or university lecturers
They can also pursue careers in other sectors such as:
- Publishing
- Video productions
- Public Relations Companies

Coordinator and coordination team

Journalism Studies Coordinator
José Rodríguez Bonfill (
Phone:  (34)93 581 1545

Communications Library and General News Library
Coordinator: Joana Gallego Ayala (
Phone:  (34)  93 581 4476
RTV Laboratories Coordinator and Computer and Multimedia Spaces
Coordinator: Antoni Vidal Carretero (
Phone:  (34)93 581 1536
Exchange Programmes  Coordinator
Ana Fernández Viso (
Phone:  (34)93 581 1795

Teaching staff list

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ECTS methodology involves the use of continuous assessment, taking into account all the students' work in class, in practicums and in oral and written presentations.


Two groups in the mornings and one group in the afternoons.

Academic calendar

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Learning resources

Learning resources

Faculty of Communication Studies
Bellaterra Campus
Pre-enrolment code: 21096
280 places
Number of credits: 240 ECTS
Duration: 4 years
Language: Catalan and Spanish
Price per credit: 35.77 euros.
Classroom-based learning
Period of study: Six-monthly
Part-time or full-time: Full-time dedication. Part-time option available.
Social Sciences and Law

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