Law + Journalism
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Dual Degree

Law + Journalism

International Option

Develop your professional activity both in the legal and communication fields

The Dual Bachelor's Degree in Law and Journalism at Universidad CEU San Pablo contains the elements that will lead you to achieve your goals. It combines the best of the tradition of a reference institution in Madrid, the latest technology and internationalization as a key value in its educational model. All this so that you can become a lawyer with solid communication skills.

We offer you the experience of almost 100 years training journalists and 75 years teaching law, as we are a historic university with extensive experience in teaching these areas of knowledge. In addition, our curriculum incorporates the latest trends in each sector so that you will be prepared for the working world: Legal Tech, International Law, Legal English, Social Networks, and Digital Journalism, among others.

You will learn your future profession with the best facilities, such as the Audience Room or the European Documentation Center, and you will use the innovative facilities of the School of Humanities and Communication Sciences with television sets, photography studios, editing rooms and much more. 

Become a lawyer with communication skills or a journalist trained in the analysis and communication of legal news. We help you define and build your future.

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Official Name

Degree in Law and Degree in Journalism

Centre

Law School

Modality

Onsite

Credits

391.5 ECTS

Start

September 2024

Location

Law School

Language

Spanish, Bilingual

Differential values

Why study the Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Journalism at Universidad CEU San Pablo?

Valores Diferenciales

The training plan of both degrees has a clear practical approach, in which you will be able to apply all the knowledge in real cases. We work in small groups of students, and we carry out a personalized follow-up through tutorials.

Our Bachelor's Degree in Journalism has been chosen, according to the Ranking of 50 degrees of El Mundo 2022, the second best Degree in Spain. A recognition to the great team of professors that will support you in your training.

We put all the resources at your disposal so that you can obtain an international professional profile: bilingual degrees (we are the only university center in Spain where you can study the Journalism Degree in English), international mobility, master classes by foreign professors, international programs in collaboration with leading American universities, a unique training program with the United Nations -UNITAR, etc. 

Those students with a brilliant record will have access to the Excellence Program, where they will receive additional classes and specific training to succeed in whatever they set their minds to.

The first school of Journalism in Spain ("El Debate") was founded here in 1926, and was the origin of Journalism studies at the University. In addition, we have been training jurists for more than 75 years at the Law School, which is even home to the European Law Moot Court Competition. We are therefore experts in both fields. Numerous professionals from the country's most important media and legal fields are CEU graduates.

Participate in a social project in which you will be able to solve real cases working under the supervision of professors and practicing lawyers with pro bono concerns.

The connection with the professional world is another reason why thousands of students trust us. We have more than 9,000 agreements with companies so you can do internships. Before finishing your dual bachelor’s degree, you will enjoy a 180-hour internship to get to know the world of Journalism in depth. In addition, if you want to further improve your experience and develop your fluency and confidence, we also give you the opportunity to do extracurricular internships. The best law firms and the media are waiting for you.  

 

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.

Fordham University

The CEU-Fordham University Program allows you to spend an academic year at Fordham University School of Law in New York, in addition to your training in Madrid. It is aimed at law students who want to learn to work under different legal regimes. It includes the option to obtain an official LLM (Master of Law) and to become a member of the Bar of New York.

Excellence Program

Programas de Excelencia

Excellence Program

If you are a high-achieving student and are looking for a university that enhances your skills, at CEU we have developed the Programs of Excellence for you. They are based on an innovative methodology that focuses on leadership preparation, international training, legal proficiency in several languages and providing the skills to study at another level.

Exclusive degree in Legal English and TOLES Examination Preparation

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Exclusive degree in Legal English and TOLES Examination Preparation

Acquire the knowledge of legal English necessary for your integration into the world of work, and accredit it with the Test of Legal English Skills (TOLES), an internationally recognised certificate.   

  • Cristina, alumna del Doble Grado en Derecho + ADE

    "Universidad CEU San Pablo has given me everything. The opportunity to do exchanges abroad, the possibility to do internships and to be able to dedicate myself today to what I want."

    Cristina Fernández del Río

    studied the Dual Degree in Law + Business Administration and Management

  • Marta Urdín

    "I would recommend CEU San Pablo because it is a University with very advanced and modern facilities, a prestigious faculty, diversity of options to be able to carry out your university life (different clubs, pilgrimages, sports, outings, forums...) and where you are going to receive personalized attention."

    Marta Urdín

    2nd year student of the Bachelor's degree in Law and the Degree in European Law and International Advocacy.

Facilities

Students will have at their disposal all the material resources and services of the Law School, including the Library, the Trial Simulation Room, the Criminology Laboratory, etc.

Sala de Audiencias, Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad CEU San Pablo

Courtroom

Instalaciones Derecho - Estudios Europeos

European Studies

Biblioteca de la Facultad de Derecho, Universidad CEU San Pablo

Library

Instalaciones Derecho - Biblioteca

Library

Instalaciones Derecho - Biblioteca

Library

Instalaciones Derecho - Biblioteca

Library

Laboratorio de Criminalística de la Facultad de Derecho, Universidad CEU San Pablo

Criminology Laboratory

Instalaciones Derecho - Laboratorio de Criminalística

Criminology Laboratory

Instalaciones Derecho - Facultad

School

Instalaciones Derecho - Fachada Derecho Lona

Law School

Sala de Audiencias, Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad CEU San Pablo

Courtroom

Biblioteca de la Facultad de Derecho, Universidad CEU San Pablo

Library

Instalaciones Derecho - Biblioteca

Library

Instalaciones Derecho - Biblioteca

Library

Instalaciones Derecho - Biblioteca

Library

Instalaciones Derecho - Facultad

School

Instalaciones Derecho - Fachada Derecho Lona

Law School

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Facultad

Facultad

Instalaciones Humanidades y Comunicación - Facultad

Facultad

estudios de radio

Radio studios

platós de televisión

Television sets

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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Competences

The most valued skills in the industry

All students need to acquire a set of skills, knowledge and abilities that allow them to develop their chosen profession properly. In the case of the Dual Bachelor's Degree in Law and Journalism, these skills share many characteristics: developing the ability to express oneself correctly, to debate, to consult sources.

Discover some of the most important competencies of this training program:

Competencias

All students need to acquire a set of skills, knowledge and abilities that allow them to develop their chosen profession properly. In the case of the Dual Bachelor's Degree in Law and Journalism, these skills share many characteristics: developing the ability to express oneself correctly, to debate, to consult sources.

Discover some of the most important competencies of this training program:

To know the main public and private institutions, both national and international. To become aware of the importance of law as a regulatory system of social relations. To develop the ability to reflect on the basic foundations of thought and on social realities. To perceive the unitary character of the legal system.

Develop a good ability to read, analyze, interpret, draft and synthesize legal texts and writings. Develop the ability to handle legal sources and databases with which to obtain legal information (legal, jurisprudential, doctrinal and bibliographic). To develop oratory and legal dialectics for the adequate expression before any audience.

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.

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

To develop the journalistic profession with rigor and respecting the values of democracy. To make reflective value judgments on social norms and values. To develop the capacity for critical analysis of the news.

Understand the different journalistic genres. Use the necessary narrative and technological techniques. Produce and manage the image and information content of institutions, media and companies.

Internships

Internships that add value to your résumé and project yourself professionally

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Internships

Internships that add value to your résumé and project yourself professionally

You will be able to benefit from agreements with communication and media companies to do curricular and extracurricular internships that will boost your professional projection. RNE, TVE, Grupo Atresmedia, Mediaset, Cadena COPE, Cadena SER, ABC, La Razón and many more are waiting for you. Choose the one that interests you the most.

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 best opportunities are waiting for you

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Career opportunities

The best opportunities are waiting for you

Our graduates in Law and Journalism can choose from a wide range of professional opportunities, both in the public sector and in private companies and social and community services, thanks to the multidisciplinary training they obtain. Discover the possible career opportunities of this dual bachelor’s degree:

 

Job placement

The data support us. The job placement rate of both degrees exceeds 90%. At Universidad CEU San Pablo we are committed to advising you and accompanying you throughout your training to give you the tools that will allow you to find the job you dream of or to carry out your personal project.

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

Students who wish to access this Dual Bachelor’s degree must have strong moral convictions about the pursuit of justice and equity. In addition, they must have an intellectual interest in the field of prevention and criminal investigation and in the fields of police, public and private security, as well as a desire to be part of the legal sector

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

ModeOnsiteBilingual
Reservation fee*850.00 €850.00 €
Enrolment Fee**1,900.00 €1,900.00 €
Number of credits78 ECTS78 ECTS
Price per credit**160.00 €175.00 €
Monthly payment1,386.67 €1,516.67 €
Prices12,480.00 €13,650.00 €

* 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 Programmes

Give your career an international dimension!

Movilidad internacional
Mobility Programmes

Give your career an international dimension!

Universidad CEU San Pablo offers you the opportunity to take one or more mobility programmes during your studies to leading universities around the world. You can study at European universities through the Erasmus+ Programme, or outside Europe thanks to bilateral exchange agreements.  

University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Università degli Studi di Firenze (Italy), Florida International University (USA) or Griffith College (Ireland) are some of the centres where you can study part of your degree and live an international experience.  

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 Law School 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. Derecho

SISCAL madri+d Certification

  • Law School

  • School of Economics and Business

  • School of Humanities and Communication Sciences

  • School of Medicine

  • School of Pharmacy

  • Institute of Technology

  • University Institute for European Studies

Acreditacion-Madri+d-Derecho

Acreditación institucional madrid+d

La Universidad San Pablo-CEU ha obtenido la Acreditación Institucional de los siguientes centros universitarios:

  • Facultad de Derecho
  • Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
  • Facultad de Medicina
  • Escuela Politécnica Superior
  • Facultad de Farmacia
  • Instituto Universitario de Estudios Europeos