The Doctorate in Contemporary Communication and Information offers university training with a high level of specialization to meet the academic and scientific needs derived from the different lines of research related to Journalism and Audiovisual Communication.PresentationThe main purpose of this Doctorate is to guarantee learning that meets the demands of students who have completed the degree in Journalism or Audiovisual Communication, and also in other degrees, mainly Social Sciences, and who wish to continue their research training. It is a program that offers multiple specialization options through already consolidated lines of work, exploring the languages and the informative and communicative possibilities of the different formats and supports. It is committed to highly qualified training and knowledge linked to permanent scientific exchange through the agreements that exist with leading European and American universities, which already collaborate with the research groups participating in the Doctorate program.ProfileThey will be able to access, without the need to take training complements:
Students from official master's degrees with research output that offer exclusive content on Journalism, Audiovisual Communication and Advertising and Public Relations.
Students with the DEA degree obtained through the specific programs of Audiovisual Communication, Journalism or Advertising and Public Relations.
Students of related degrees:
A related degree will be considered to all master's degrees with research output from the great area of Social Sciences, except those specific to Journalism, Audiovisual Communication or Advertising and Public Relations.
The Academic Committee will evaluate each case individually to determine the obligation to take a complementary training itinerary through the overcoming of specific communication subjects (maximum up to 15 ECTS) that may be chosen from the offer contemplated in the Master in Journalism and Communication: New Trends in Production, Management and Dissemination of Knowledge offered at USC. This determination will be established from the memory of the training of origin (Master or DEA), as well as the subjects of these programs taken by each student, paying special attention to the competences acquired by the applicants in specific topics in the field of communication.
In the case of other types of profiles different from the previous ones, the Academic Committee will establish the requirement of overcoming specific communication training complements that can be chosen from the contents of the Master in Journalism and Communication: New Trends in Production, Management and Dissemination of the Knowledge offered by the USC.
Graduates according to foreign educational systems will be able to access, without the need for their homologation, after verification by the University that it accredits a level of training equivalent to that of the official Spanish university master's degree and that it empowers in the country issuing the degree for the access to doctoral studies. This admission will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous title that the interested party is in possession or its recognition for purposes other than that of access to doctoral studies.
AdmissionThe score of the merits that will be assessed by the commission will be as follows:Academic record: it will be valued at 70% of the final access grade.
Curriculum: it will be valued at 30% of the 100% of the final access mark.