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Master in Applied Research to Mass Media

Graduate School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences

Direction
Prof. Raúl Magallón Rosa
Deputy Direction
Prof. Francisco Seoane Pérez
Language
Spanish
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
60 ECTS
Campus
Getafe
Applications

Closed

☛  Places available: 25

Departments
Communication and Media Studies

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    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/22

    This master program is planned to be taught On- Campus, in the academic year 2021/22.
    In the event that capacity limitations persist in the classrooms at the beginning of the course due to risks derived from the COVID-19 pandemic, students must follow the sessions that are determined synchronously online. The master program will set the most appropriate shift system, always ensuring the maximum presence of all its students.
    It is recommended to have a portable computer equipment for the follow-up of those training activities that are determined. This equipment is essential for carrying out practices in virtual environments in university classrooms that do not have computer stations.
    International students who prove difficulties or delays in obtaining their visas and entering Spain, may request remote teaching until they may join the classes on-campus.

    The emergence of new information and communication technologies, and especially the general establishment of internet as a customary resource for global and interpersonal communication, have substantially reshaped the nature of the communications field, likewise redefining and often reinventing “traditional” media such as the press, radio, cinema or television, to adapt to what has come to be called the age of media convergence.

    It is precisely the need to confront these abundant and at times radical changes which serves as the basis for the design of this Master’s in Applied Research to Mass Media. It is a Master’s program created with a vocation to respond  to new theoretical and methodological needs in this field, but which also strives to promote forms of research which respond to the constant demands of the business world, in both the field of journalism and information and audiovisual communication.

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    reasons to study master in Applied Research to Mass Media

    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • 25 places, maximum of 12 students in the optional subjects
    • ☛ 20 professors with high research capacity in their respective fields
    • ☛ Possibility to choose between a wide range of optional subjects (11), so that the student can define his own itinerary
    • High satisfaction rate on the part of the students, according to the evaluation surveys carried out in each course
  • CURRICULUM
  • FACULTY

    The program is able to take advantage of the excellent research facilities at Universidad Carlos III, the international reputation of its teachers who dedicate their efforts full time and their publication in prestigious journals.

    The staff includes tenured lecturers and professors of the Department of Communication and Media Studies.

    UC3M FACULTY

    JOURNALISM AREA

    • CATALÁN, DANIEL
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, GUILLERMINA
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • HERRERA DAMAS, DACIL SUSANA
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • LUENGO CRUZ, MARÍA
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MAGALLÓN, RAÚL
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • SÁNCHEZ ILLÁN, JUAN CARLOS
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV

     

    AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION AREA

    • ALBORNOZ, LUIS ALFONSO
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • CILLER TENREIRO, CARMEN
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • FERNÁNDEZ-RODRÍGUEZ LABAYEN, MIGUEL
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GALÁN FAJARDO, HELENA
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GARCÍA LEIVA, Mª TRINIDAD
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GIL, ASIER
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      PhD Assistant Professor
      PhD
    • PALACIO, MANUEL
      Department of Communication and Media Studies
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
  • ADMISSION
    • ADMISSION

      Application

      The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process, please, read the following information:

      Requirements

      Degree or other valid equivalent qualification. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the studies and the goals of the Master's program, there is no restriction on the disciplines in terms of qualification for the course. Foreign students with a qualification from a country which is not a member of the European Higher Education Area are required to present a document from their university of origin attesting to the fact that their previous studies qualify them to undertake a postgraduate course.

       

      Admission criteria

      Candidate selection will be done on the basis of the following criteria:

      ADMISSION CRITERIA %
      Academis records 75%
      Professional experience 10%
      Motivation, interest, recommendation letters 10%
      Qualificaitons obtained in essential subjects for studying master's degree 5%

      *A personal interview will be arranged if it is considered necessary.

      LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

      Students who do not have Spanish as their first language must demonstrate a sufficient level of knowledge of the language, spoken and written, through the Spanish Diploma for Foreign Language (DELE), granted by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain. It is also admitted the diploma issued by the Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española (SIELE GLOBAL). The minimum level required for admission will be the C1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

      Language requirements shall not be required to those students who have completed their undergraduate studies in Spanish in a Spanish-speaking country, upon presentation of the relevant documentation.

      Students shortlisted for admission that prove they have a language level equal to or higher than DELE level C1, will have to pass a mandatory interview with the Academic Committee to show their language and communication skills in Spanish, and also their interest in the Master's program.


      ☛ Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE)

      ☛ Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española (SIELE GLOBAL)

      students with foreign university degrees

      Once admitted to the Master’s, students with university degrees issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EHEA, must provide, for enrolment, the diploma, legalized by diplomatic procedures or by means of The Hague Apostille. They must also submit the transcript of records, with the grade point average, duly legalized.

      More information about Legalization of Foreign Documents.

      If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

    • ENROLLMENT

      FEES *

      2021-2022 Academic year

       

      Reservation fee: €450 

      • it will be paid once the student receives notification of admission to the master’s, and deducted from the first tuition payment
      • the reservation fee will only be refunded if the master program is cancelled

      60 ECTS in the first academic year:

      • EU students: €2,701.2 (€45.02/ECTS credit)
      • Non EU students: €5,044.2 (€84.07/ECTS credit)

       

      ✎│Programme’s fees


      NOTE: The enrolment fees do not include the cost of issuing the master’s degree certificate.

       


      * Pending approval by the Community of Madrid for the academic year 21/22

      Additional information

      • You may enrol on the master’s degree after completing the admission process and receiving formal confirmation of your acceptance.
      • When performing the enrolment you can choose between Full-time enrolment or Part-time enrolment.
      • The email address provided upon enrolment will be used for formal communications; students are therefore kindly requested to check their mail regularly.
      • Pursuant to the regulations of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, a student failing to pay any part of the fees will not be admitted and the enrolment process will be terminated. In cases of cancellation of enrolment due to non-payment, the University may demand the payment of the pending amounts for enrolment in previous academic courses as a prior condition of enrolment.
        No diploma or certificate will be issued if a student has any outstanding payments.

      ✎│Enrolment master’s programmes

      ✎│ECTS credits recognition

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    Student Collaboration Grants in University Departments FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022

    The Ministry of Education has assigned 24 scholarships for collaboration in university departments to the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid with the aim of promoting the initiation in research tasks of those students who are in the first year of official Master's programs. It is a scholarship that allows students to get started in research tasks related to the studies they are pursuing and to facilitate their future professional or research orientation.

    • The total and unique endowment of the scholarship will be €2,000.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Not being in possession of or in legal disposition to obtain an official Master's or Doctor's degree
    • To be enrolled in 2021-2022 in official teaching of the totality of the subjects or credits of the first year of the Master's program
    • To have obtained in the academic transcript corresponding to the previous university studies that give access to the master's degree, the average grade established, depending on the branch of knowledge of origin

    Application deadline: September 30, 2021
     

    Application: Sede electrónica (section "Trámites y Servicios)

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    UC3M FULL SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE MASTER'S STUDY FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022

    CALL M02-2122 │ RESOLVED

    The Carlos III University of Madrid announces 2 full grants to study the Master in Applied Research to Mass Media in the academic year 2021/2022, which gives access to doctoral programs of the UC3M.

    The full aid will include the corresponding academic fees, as well as an annual allowance of € 11,500.

    To apply for the aid it is necessary to have made the application for admission to the Master. Once the notification of admission is received, the student must pay the place reservation within the established deadlines (if the student is finally awarded, the amount of the reservation will be refunded).


    Application deadline: June 18, 2021

    ☛ Award Resolution 28/07/2021


    [+] information

    UC3M Scholarships for the Year 2021/2022

    CALL AM02-21/22-AUIP │ RESOLVED

    The Carlos III University of Madrid announces 1 aid for the academic year 2021-2022, aimed at newly admitted students of the Master in Applied Research to Mass Media from non-Spanish university centers associated with the Ibero-American Postgraduate University Association (AUIP), with the following provision:

    • Tuition assistance for the amount of the corresponding academic fees
    • Bag or study aid of €1,500

    To apply, you must have completed the application for admission to the Master’s.

     

    Application deadline: 31st March 2021

    Resolutions: from 30th April 2021

    ☛ Final resolution published on 05/05/2021

     

    Grants

    ☛ UC3M e-bulletin (BOEL) in Spanish

    Fifth Edition of Rocío Orsi Award for Master's Thesis │ CLOSED

    The Carlos III University of Madrid announces the Fifth Edition of Rocío Orsi Award for Master's Thesis. This award is open to all students who have presented, defended and obtained an "A" or "B" grade in the programs under the Faculty of Humanities, Communication and Documentation, credits corresponding to Master's Thesis (TFM) during the period from February 1 and on December 11, 2020.
     

    • Amount: 500 €

    Applications deadline: January 15, 2019

    Resolution: February 2021
     

    ✎ │ Application form

    📥 │ Rules of the call

     

    General information on grants and scholarships

    For more information on specific grants of interest awarded by UC3M and by other agencies or organisations.

    🎓 Grants to study a University Master’s

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

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    MASTER’S COURSE SCHEDULE

    Check the Master’s schedule (Academic Year 2021/2022)

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    VIRTUAL SECRETARIAT

    Access to Virtual Secretariat

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    MATERIAL RESOURCES OF THE PROGRAMME

    Material resources of Getafe Campus

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    complaints and suggestions

    General Registry Office

    Contact mailbox 

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    Employability

    Access to Employment and internships