The Diploma in Literary Journalism is aimed at students wishing to specialise in the knowledge, research and praxis of quality literary journalism, as well as in related modes.

Additionally, the diploma provides quality postgraduate training for students of sciences and social sciences wishing to establish points of contact between their original area of study and the problematic issues inherent in the field of journalism, as well as acquiring knowledge and developing attitudes that pertain to literary journalism.


- Further develop the cultural and humanistic education received by graduates in Journalism and Audiovisual Communication.
- Make new communicators, whether they work in journalism or audiovisuals, aware of the cultural and intellectual nature of their respective professions, of their ideological, epistemological and aesthetic complexity, and of the need to enlighten and enrich them with the help of linguistics, literary studies, rhetoric, anthropology, philosophy of language, and other humanistic, scientific and social disciplines.

- Enable new communicators, working in journalism or audiovisuals, to generate complex informational and narrative products, in written format, that integrate the composition techniques and style of the literary tradition.
- Enable new communicators, working in journalism or audiovisuals, to specialise in the study and practice of high-quality literary journalism and its related formats.
- Enable new communicators, working in journalism or audiovisuals, to link knowledge of the classical narrative traditions to the new procedures and formats specific to digital culture and cyberspace.
- Provide an ideal opportunity for students of the human and social sciences to absorb the culture of literary journalism in its most creative manifestations.
- Provide high-quality postgraduate studies for graduates in human sciences and social sciences. In particular, allow these graduates to enrich their knowledge with an understanding of the issues impacting the field of communication, developing the communicative skills and technical expertise specific to each of the two specialisations offered.

Access requirements

- Graduates in Journalism or Audiovisual Communication.
- Graduates in diverse degrees from the social sciences and humanities.
- Students from the ambits of science can also be admitted, provided that their curricular background is suitable.

Career opportunities

- Journalism specialising in the production of complex information of all types for communication companies: national, regional or local daily press; audiovisual journalism; journal production (magazines, supplements, journals) for specialised or general ambits; new multimedia support and channels: conventional paper, digital (web 2.0, social networks, multi-platforms, etc).

- Journalists and communicators, in written or audiovisual ambits, specialising in cultural and literary communication for communication companies within the sector, whether journalistic or in editorial communication bureaux, production companies, etc.

- Secondary-school teaching or university teaching specialising in journalism or audiovisual communication.

- Specialists in new forms of networked communication, capable of linking the knowledge and insight of the great classical narratives with the new formats and procedures of digital culture.


Gemma Casamajó


UAB Graduate Diploma

7 Edition
Places: 30
Orientation: Academic, Professional
Code: 2932/7
Price: 2520 ¤

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Modality: Onsite
Location: Facultat de Comunicació, Campus UAB, Bellaterra (Barcelona)
Dates: from 15/02/2018 to 30/01/2020
Teaching language:
Catalan (50%), Spanish (50%)
Coordinating centres:
Departamento de Medios, Comunicación y Cultura

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