Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Journalism

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Diploma in Journalism


Offered Courses at the Faculty of Communication Studies and Other faculties

From September 7th, 2023, you must consult the updated timetables and classrooms through the module Consult timetables in

Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year 42 18    
2nd year 18 42    
3rd year   48 12  
4th year   12 36 12
Totals 60 120 48 12

Period of study


Part-time or full-time

Full-time dedication Part-time dedication can also be considered.


Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
1st semester
- History of Communication
- Basics of Journalism Technology
- Expression and Argumentation in Catalan
- Contemporary History of Catalonia and Spain
- Writing for Journalism I
2nd semester
- Social and Political Structure I
- Structure of Communication
- Audiovisual Languages
- Expression and Argumentation in Spanish
- Writing and Voice Recording in Audiovisual Media
1st semester
- Communication Theories
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Sources, Techniques and Organisation of Journalistic Work
2nd semester
- Economic Theory and Structure
- Communication Law and Professional Ethics
- Production, Expression and Design of Journalistic Products
- Writing for Journalism II
- Production and Expression of Audiovisual Genres
3rd year 4th year
1st semester
- Opinion Journalism Genres
- Data Journalism
- History of Journalism
- Multimedia and Interactive Content Management
2nd semester
- Communication Policies
- Communication Economics
- Research Methods in Communication
- Radio and Television News Programmes
- Bachelor's Degree Final Project
- Work Placement

Optional subjects

3rd and 4th years  
- Design and Visual Composition
- Documentary Theory and Practice
- Investigative Journalism
- Intercultural Communication
- Literary Journalism
- International Journalism
- Proximity Journalism
- Cultural Journalism
- Travel Journalism
- Science and Health Journalism
- Political Journalism
- Sports Journalism
- Production in Communication Industries
- Photojournalism
- Multi-platform Journalistic Production (UAB Campus Mèdia)
- Media Communication, Education and Literacy
- Communication and Public Opinion
- Semiotics of Communication
- Communication and Gender Studies
- Communications Companies Business Models
- Language Tools and Resources for Journalism in Spanish
- Language Tools and Resources for Journalism in Catalan
- Historical Perspective of the Contemporary World
- Journalistic Documentation
- International Relations
- Analysis of Digital Audiences