Digital Communications + Journalism
Dual Degree

Digital Communications + Journalism

International Option

Master the new information and communication technologies.

The Dual Bachelor’s degree in Digital Communication and Journalism at Universidad CEU San Pablo responds to the new challenges of the working world. We offer a program of studies that combines tradition with learning the latest tools, technologies and skills adapted to the profession.

Not only will you study in what was the headquarters of the first School of Journalism in the country (1926), but also in a pioneer University in Spain in the implementation of the Bachelor’s degree in Digital Communication. 

In this simultaneous degree, you will learn to work as a journalist or communicator, developing a versatile profile. A team of first-rate professors will train you, advise you and guide you along the way to become a professional who stands out for his or her know-how and values.

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Official Name

Degree in Digital Communication and Degree in Journalism

Centre

School of Humanities and Communication Sciences

Modality

Onsite

Credits

336 ECTS

Start

September 2024

Location

School of Humanities and Communication Sciences

Language

Spanish, English

Differential values

Why study the Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Communication and Journalism?

The Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Communication and Journalism at Universidad CEU San Pablo is the sum of decades of educational tradition and a pioneering curriculum oriented to the current digital environment. A training program that fits the professional reality and that will allow you in 5 years to master new communication technologies and become an expert communicator.

Valores Diferenciales

The Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Communication and Journalism at Universidad CEU San Pablo is the sum of decades of educational tradition and a pioneering curriculum oriented to the current digital environment. A training program that fits the professional reality and that will allow you in 5 years to master new communication technologies and become an expert communicator.

With this Dual Degree, in addition to obtaining specific training for your degree, you will complete your profile with an education in values. In this way, you will become a professional who seeks excellence in everything he or she does, prioritizing the good of the person above other aspects.

Learn Big Data, UX, web analytics and e-commerce, as well as the use of multiple digital tools such as Canva, Google Analytics and Wordpress that will allow you to approach and adapt the information to different audiences and new platforms. In addition, you will be able to specialize through a series of optional subjects such as Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Transmedia and Gamification or Digital Advertising Planning.

We want you to learn with the technology and equipment that you will find at a professional level. Therefore, you will study in the renovated audiovisual facilities of Universidad CEU San Pablo, which has television and radio sets, production rooms, digital design laboratories, photography studios... You will also be able to use the technical material and facilities to develop your personal projects and nurture your portfolio.

We know how important internships are. That's why at the School of Humanities and Communication we have more than 1,000 agreements with companies in the sector for you to choose from. And if you want to differentiate yourself or strengthen your talent, remember that in addition to the Compulsory internships, you have at your disposal the possibility of doing extracurricular internships both in Spain and abroad.

Develop your creativity and digital skills in our digital communication platform. Learn from day one with real projects: reports, commercials, podcasts... You will work in a team with other students from the School of Humanities and Communication Sciences.

Universidad CEU San Pablo allows you to internationalize your studies as much as you want. You can study the Dual Degree in English, improve your language skills, move to a university abroad or to the United States with an International Bilingual Program, learn in the International Week master classes and even do your internship in international companies. Secure your future.

International Bilingual Program: get a differential professional profile

International Bilingual Programs

International Bilingual Program: get a differential professional profile

Can you imagine studying at a prestigious American university? With the International Bilingual Program you will be able to complete your studies with exclusive training in the United States. Upon completion, you will receive an official degree in Business Administration and Management, a Bilingual Program Diploma from Universidad CEU San Pablo and a certificate issued by Boston University.

UCLA Extension - Digital Media & Strategic Communications

Study at a university recognized in the field of communication and digital media. The CEU-UCLA Extension Program (University of California, Los Angeles) is aimed at students from the School of Humanities and Communication Sciences and the School of Economics and Business Administration who want to master the latest trends in Digital Strategic Communication and Marketing at an international level. It includes a training period in Madrid and a training semester in Los Angeles (USA). You will also have the opportunity to do an internship. 

  • André Santiago

    "From the moment I arrived I realized that it was a step up from what I was, especially the fact of working, of doing real projects. Each course was expanding my knowledge and I reached a point of knowing almost 360º the world of communication".

    André Santiago

    Alumni of the School of Humanities and Communication Sciences

Facilities

In the School of Humanities and Communication Sciences we have new facilities with more than 75,000 square meters of campus and the most advanced equipment for study and university life.

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Facultad

Facultad

estudios de radio

Radio studios

platós de televisión

Television sets

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Platós Televisión - 1

Television sets

estudios de realización

Production studios

Plataforma The Hub

The HUB

Instalaciones Laboratorio de fotografía

Laboratorio de fotografía

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Aula

Classroom

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Aula Ordenadores

Computer room

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Cafetería

Cafeteria

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Hall

Hall

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Zona Comun

Common Area

University life

An unforgettable university experience

The university years are unique and are remembered for the rest of your life. At Universidad CEU San Pablo, we value the importance of this vital stage and we want you to be the protagonist of a memorable experience. That is why we offer you a multitude of activities and services so that you can make the most of your university years. 

Campus Life

We offer you a wide range of free activities on campus and outdoors such as hiking, Ninja Warriors, latest cultural proposals, urban dances, etc. 

Clubs

Share your interests and concerns with other people in the clubs of eSports, Stock Exchange, Gastronomy, Debate, Fashion, Protocol... 

Professional Careers

A team of career advisors is available to advise you on all matters relating to your professional development. 

Support Program: University Wellbeing Service (SOU)

You have at your disposal a service of psychopedagogical counsellors who will support you in your personal development and academic performance.

Support: Buddy Program

Final year students bring their experience to make your first months at university easier.

Support: GPS Program

Receive mentoring from professors and professionals with solid personal and professional careers. In addition, you will receive master classes on the most in-demand skills in the market.  

Social engagement

It participates in development cooperation projects (national and international), social volunteering and donation campaigns to build a fairer society. 

Pastoral Guidance

Share your faith and take part in pilgrimages, spiritual exercises, celebration of the sacraments, conferences... 

"Futuro" Program

You will develop values and attitudes that drive a committed professional and personal life. You will achieve competencies in communication, self-awareness, leadership, sustainability and professional purpose.     

We offer you a wide range of free activities on campus and outdoors such as hiking, Ninja Warriors, latest cultural proposals, urban dances, etc. 

Share your interests and concerns with other people in the clubs of eSports, Stock Exchange, Gastronomy, Debate, Fashion, Protocol... 

A team of career advisors is available to advise you on all matters relating to your professional development. 

You have at your disposal a service of psychopedagogical counsellors who will support you in your personal development and academic performance.

Final year students bring their experience to make your first months at university easier.

Receive mentoring from professors and professionals with solid personal and professional careers. In addition, you will receive master classes on the most in-demand skills in the market.  

It participates in development cooperation projects (national and international), social volunteering and donation campaigns to build a fairer society. 

Share your faith and take part in pilgrimages, spiritual exercises, celebration of the sacraments, conferences... 

You will develop values and attitudes that drive a committed professional and personal life. You will achieve competencies in communication, self-awareness, leadership, sustainability and professional purpose.     

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List of subjects

Subject ECTS Character Language Teaching Guide
Contemporary Literary Movements 6 Basic training ES Teaching Guide
Fundamentals of Photography and Aesthetics 6 Basic training EN / ES Teaching Guide
Contemporary World History 6 Basic training EN Teaching Guide
Digital Society 6 Basic training ES Teaching Guide
Fundamentals of Writing I 6 Basic training EN Teaching Guide
Principles of Advertising 6 Basic training ES Teaching Guide
Fundamentals of Art and Design 6 Basic training EN / ES Teaching Guide
Communication and Information Theory 9 Basic training EN / ES
Language 9 Basic training EN / ES Teaching Guide
Social Media 6 Basic training EN / ES
Subject ECTS Character Language Teaching Guide
Fundamentals of Writing II 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Journalistic Writing I 6 Compulsory ES
Literatura Española Contemporánea 6 Compulsory EN / ES
Modern World History 6 Compulsory ES
Political and Cultural Thought 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Production in Digital Environments 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Radio and Podcast 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Television and Video 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Web Environment I: Programming and Development 6 Compulsory EN Teaching Guide
Digital Marketing and Communication 6 Compulsory EN / ES
Graphic Communication and Digital Narrative 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Journalistic Design 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Subject ECTS Character Language Teaching Guide
Journalistic Writing II 6 Compulsory ES
Catholic Social Doctrine 6 Compulsory EN / ES
Community Management and Social Media 6 Compulsory ES
Contemporary History of Spain 6 Compulsory EN / ES
Modern Language 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Online Strategic Communication 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Professional Ethics and Deontology 6 Compulsory EN
UX-User Experience 6 Compulsory EN / ES
Branding and Online Reputation 6 Compulsory EN / ES
History of Spanish Journalism 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Web Environment II: Editing and Content Management 6 Compulsory EN / ES
Optativa A 6 Optativa SPA --
Subject ECTS Character Language Teaching Guide
E-Commerce 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Innovation and Management of Communication Projects 6 Compulsory EN / ES
Interactive Advertising 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Audiovisual Journalism 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Communication and Law 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Documentation and Research Techniques 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Public Opinion 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Web Analytics and Data Organization 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Web Environment III: Digital Content Integration 6 Compulsory EN / ES Teaching Guide
Internships in Companies (Digital Communication) 6 Practicum ES Teaching Guide
Bachelor's Degree Dissertation (Digital Communication) 6 Final year project ES Teaching Guide
Optativa B 6 Obligatoria SPA --
Subject ECTS Character Language Teaching Guide
International Relations 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Opinion Genres 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Fundamentals of Specialised Journalism 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Data Analysis and Visualisation 6 Compulsory ES
Media and Business Environment 6 Compulsory ES Teaching Guide
Internships in companies (Journalism) 6 Practicum ES Teaching Guide
Bachelor's Degree Dissertation (Journalism) 6 Final year project ES Teaching Guide
Optativa A 6 Optativa SPA --
Optativa B 6 Optativa SPA --
Subject ECTS Character Language Teaching Guide
Digital Advertising Planning 6 Optional EN / ES
Transmediality and Gamification 6 Optional EN / ES
Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality 6 Optional EN / ES
Digital Industry Ecosystem 6 Optional EN / ES
Communication Management 6 Optional ES
Communication and Culture 6 Optional ES
Cultural and Scientific Journalism 6 Optional ES
Political and Economic Journalism 6 Optional ES
Social and Religious Journalism 6 Optional ES
Sports Journalism 6 Optional ES
Additional programmes

Expand your knowledge and dazzle with your profile

Obtaining your degree is the first step towards achieving the future you want. But to make your professional profile shine like no other, you can broaden your knowledge with other courses at Univesidad CEU San Pablo. 

Competences

Get ready to be a 360º communicator

Learn communication theory, writing, advertising, digital society, art and production in digital environments, among many other things. A curriculum that connects you with the current reality and trains you to work with today's technology.

Competencias - Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Comunicación

Learn communication theory, writing, advertising, digital society, art and production in digital environments, among many other things. A curriculum that connects you with the current reality and trains you to work with today's technology.

To develop the ability to produce, manage and administer contents in the new digital media, through the adequate and efficient use of technologies and specific informative and communicative techniques.

Produce, manage, and administer content in the new digital media through the appropriate and efficient use of specific informative and communicative technologies and techniques. Understand the needs and motivations of the user in digital environments and acquire the bases for the analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation of a digital platform.

To know interactivity, hypertextuality, multimediality and the frequency of updating of digital journalism. Handle digital storytelling and its visualization. Organize information taking into account user experience, usability and implementation.

Use the language correctly in each of the specific areas of communication. Apply the basic principles of written communication. To develop the ability to create language both orally and in writing. Produce and carry out sound and audiovisual contents of different kinds, according to an idea, using the necessary narrative and technological techniques.

Distinguish and critically analyze the different forms and functions of persuasive communication. Develop and execute a communication strategy and reflect critically on their own practice. Respect the basic principles of professional ethics.

Understand the structure of the advertising and communication sector and its respective changes. Solve corporate and commercial communication problems in a strategic and planned manner. Develop and execute a communication strategy and reflect critically on their own practice.

Analyze the relationship between currents of thought, science, knowledge, and technology that affect the historical development of humanity. To understand the basic principles of history, both universal and Spanish, its future challenges and to develop the capacity for critical analysis of news about national and international reality in the media.

Internships

Consolidate your knowledge with internships in companies

Prácticas en Empresas
Internships

Consolidate your knowledge with internships in companies

At Universidad CEU San Pablo, we promote the professional development of our students by facilitating a first work experience during their studies and by organizing meetings with the main recruiting companies in the sector. We have agreements with the most important companies: RNE, Grupo Atresmedia, Ogilvy, TVE, Mediaset, Shine Iberia, Havas Media Group, Cadena SER, El Mundo, Agencia EFE, Marca, Europa Press...etc.

Collaborate with us

We have agreements with more than 1,000 companies, agencies, and institutions from all sectors. Choose the one that best suits your interests. 

EFE
HAVAS Mediagroup
LLYC
Ogilvy
Museo Nacional el Prado
Publicis communications
Coca Cola
L'Oreal
Career opportunities

The new professional demanded by companies

Salidas Profesionales
Career opportunities

The new professional demanded by companies

The Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Communication and Journalism at Universidad CEU San Pablo prepares you to face any challenge in the world of communication. You will be able to work as a journalist and expert communicator in companies and institutions as well as in media that require highly qualified professionals in the digital field. Discover some of the opportunities offered by this Dual Degree:

Job placement

We live in the information society, which means that most companies increasingly need specialized profiles in communication. This Double Degree ensures you the knowledge and skills necessary to begin to form part of the 94% of students of the Bachelor’s degree in Digital Communication and 91% of the Bachelor’s degree in Journalism who are already working. The more training and professional practices, the more opportunities for job placement. 

Admission Process

Admission Process

The admission process at our university consists of an assessment of your academic and professional profile, admission tests and an interview. 

Build your future today, and do it in just 4 steps: 

1. Documentación

Application

Enter the Admissions Portal and fill in the form to start your process.

Reserva de plaza

Interview

Have an interview with a professor from your school so that we can get to know you and you can solve all your doubts about the university or the chosen degree.

Matrícula

Booking

Once you have received confirmation of your admission, pre-enroll and reserve your place with us.

Entrevista de admisión

Enrollment

Once you receive the results of the EVAU, upload the documentation and formalize your enrollment.

New student profile

If you want to study the Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Communication and Journalism you must be able to understand the role of communication in society and have social, intellectual and technological concerns. In addition, you must have knowledge of current affairs and show interest in the new media and the challenges and innovations they pose.

Scholarships and grants

We offer you scholarships and grants because we believe in your talent.

Becas y ayudas
Scholarships and grants

We offer you scholarships and grants because we believe in your talent.

We want all talented students with a desire to excel to have access to opportunities to develop and achieve the best future. That is why we have created the scholarship and aid programme that invests the most in Spain. Find out more about the grants you can access as a student at Universidad CEU San Pablo. 

Prices Academic Year 24-25

ModeSpanishBilingual
Reservation fee*850.00 €850.00 €
Enrolment Fee**1,900.00 €1,900.00 €
Number of credits66 ECTS66 ECTS
Price per credit**173.00 €188.00 €
Monthly payment1,268.67 €1,378.67 €
Prices11,418.00 €12,408.00 €

* The reservation fee is paid once, when the student enters the university.

** The price of the credit is the same for 1st year and higher courses in the current academic year. In future academic years the price of the credit may be updated.

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTION

Give your career a global reach with an international certificate

Proyección Internacional
INTERNATIONAL PROJECTION

Give your career a global reach with an international certificate

At Universidad CEU San Pablo, you can obtain a foreign academic certificate through three types of international programmes:

  1. International Bilingual Programs (IBP)    
  2. International Online Programs (IOP)  
  3. International Professional Programs (IPP)  

This is a unique opportunity to finish your education with an international profile that will open the doors to any job challenge you may set yourself.

Live an enriching experience on a personal and professional level!  

Mobility Programs

Give your career an international projection!

Movilidad Intenacional
Mobility Programs

Give your career an international projection!

Universidad CEU San Pablo offers you the opportunity to take one or more mobility programs to universities around the world. You can study in European universities thanks to the Erasmus+ Program or in universities outside Europe through Bilateral Exchange Agreements.   

By studying at the School of Humanities and Communication Sciences you will be able to study at the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany), Centennial College (Canada) or the University of California San Diego - Extension (United States), among many others.  

International internships

International work experience, the perfect career boost

Prácticas internacionales
International internships

International work experience, the perfect career boost

Do an internship abroad with the Erasmus+ Internship Grants. This will allow you to immerse yourself linguistically and culturally, as well as having an enriching experience that will help you both professionally and personally.

Can you imagine everything you can learn with an internship outside Spain? At Universidad CEU San Pablo, we can help you achieve it.

Professor Departament Profile
As a result of Universidad CEU San Pablo's commitment to Quality, the School of Humanities and Communication Sciences has a living Internal Quality Assurance System (SGIC), aligned with the SISCAL Guidelines at the Centre level, which ensures the review and continuous improvement of all official Bachelor's and Master's degrees.
 
2009

First formalised IQAS at the level of Universidad San Pablo-CEU  that guarantees the quality and continuous improvement of its Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

2012

The IQAS is approved at the Centre level where the IQC of each Centre approves proposals for improvement and their follow-up.

2022

Universidad San Pablo-CEU obtains the SISCAL madri+d model certification for all its centres and the Institutional Accreditation for the centres submitted

SISCAL Madri+d Fac. Humanidades

SISCAL madri+d certification

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  • School of Economics and Business Administration
  • School of Humanities and Communication Sciences
  • School of Medicine
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  • Institute of Technology
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