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Master Degree in Sports Communication

Pre-enrollment open

FCRI M ComEsportiva
  • Modality
    In-person
  • Languages
    Catalan
  • Duration
    1 academic year
  • Credits
    62
  • Shifts
    Late afternoon/Evening
  • Schedule

    Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Date
    October 15, 2022
  • Places
    35
  • Location

    Blanquerna-URL - Plaça Joan Coromines. 08001 Barcelona

  • Faculty

    School of Communication and International Relations

Who is it for?

Aimed at professionals requiring extensive training in sports journalism, one of the most dynamic information activities in the current cultural, social and economic context, with specialization in any of its areas.

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Great areas to grow professionally

The extensive experience of the School's teaching staff and their permanent contact with professional practice have enabled us to constantly update the content of the course

Manage information as journalists, communication managers or club members

Technical knowledge to work as a sports journalist

Other disciplines linked to the world of sports: sports medicine, economics, marketing

Master the roles, languages, genres and formats of journalism and sports communication

If you choose the master degree in Sports Communication at Blanquerna, you choose...

A guaranteed future career.

  • Constant adaptation to changes in the sector, without losing sight of traditional media.
  • Internships adapted to the profile of each student.
  • Permanent practical assessment.
  • Career guidance at the end of the studies and support from the Blanquerna Alumni network.
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Excellence data

89%

of occupational integration

(general School, AQA data)

1.500

agreements with companies

58

international university agreements

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Academic information

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Curriculum

Module 1. Sports journalism (17 ECTS)

  1. Written press seminar

  2. Radio seminar

    1. Voice learning

  3. Television seminar

    1. Video editing

  4. Digital journalism seminar

  5. Graphic journalism

    1. Photojournalism

Module 2. Organization and management of sport (3 ECTS)

  1. Sports communication

    1. Corporate and studio sports communication

    2. Communication of sporting icons

    3. Organization of sporting events

  2. Sports management

Module 3. Understanding sport (7 ECTS)

  1. Sport and sports tactics

    1. Football

    2. Sports hall

Module 4. International dimension of sport (3 ECTS)

  1. Sports journalism

  2. International sports journalism

  3. Sport, society and culture

Module 5. Sport and business (3 ECTS)

  1. Entrepreneurship

  2. Sports journalism Communication and Ethics Groups

Module 6. Sports environment (9 ECTS)

  1. Law

  2. Marketing, Branding and Advertising

  3. Body and effort

  4. Sport and society

    1. Social and cultural political dimension

Module 7. Final project (8 ECTS)

Module 8. Internship (12 ECTS)

Internships in Sports Communication

External internships at companies and institutions are a key part of our learning process. Through them, students have direct contact with the professional world, where they will be able to apply the knowledge acquired at university. Internships provide the student with an overview of the communication and operating dynamics of the medium, company, or institution where they are receiving work experience. The School has agreements with upwards of 1,200 companies, where students are prepared to enter the working world.

An internship in an environment fully adapted to your interests and availability

Based on interviews with students, each academic year we establish new agreements for cooperation with companies and organizations directly related to the professional field of the master degree. The internship will be customized to the characteristics of each student, taking both academic aspects and availability into account.

Objectives of the internship

  • Direct contact with the professional world of sports communication.
  • Apply the skills acquired during the master degree.
  • Establish a network of professional contacts.

Internships at the SCIR

  • The master degree ensures that each student will be able to do an internship within a company in a position related to their sector.
  • Each student will have a bachelor degree advisor who will ensure they comply with the internship's objectives and make the most of the experience.

Where can you do your internship?

RADIOCAT XXI, SL · PRODUCCIÓ DE COMUNICACIONS MEDIÀTIQUES, SL · Club Joventut Badalona, SAD · EDICIONES PRIMERA PLANA, S.A. · COMERCIALITZADORA I EDITORA DE LA COORDINADORA DE MITJANS, SL · L'Esportiu · RADIO SALUD, S.A · (Ràdio Marca) · DISTRIBUIDORA DIGITAL DE FÚTBOL S.L. · NUEVAS INICIATIVAS AUDIOVISUALES S.L. · PRIME TIME SPORT SL · BX3 WORLD S.L. · GESTORA CLUBS DIR, S.L. · PRENSA MOTOR SL · COMUNICATIVA GENERAL ENTUSIASTA, SL · KAMPOOS PROMOCIÓN Y GESTIÓN DEL DEPORTE BASE SL · CREATIVIALAB MARKETING, S.L. · MOTORPRESS-RODALE SL

Final master's thesis

The thesis is a business project linked to journalism in any field of sport based on the Canvas model, which is worked on in the classroom. It is linked to the Entrepreneurship course and students follow all the steps of a project, from the initial idea to implementation, assessing whether it is viable and whether there are similar cases to learn from the competition or from failed experiences.

The range is wide, whether it is original or a version: radio or television section, Twitch/youtube channel, documentary or athlete representation company, thematic websites, specialized magazines, merchandising products, etc.

The thesis can be completed individually or among a maximum of 5 students, and is worked on throughout the academic year.

Students work on developing the idea with the guidance of an expert in entrepreneurship.

There are two sessions per student/tutor group on the project and a presentation during the last 6 months of the academic year before the final presentation.

The thesis is presented on the penultimate day of the academic year and the business idea, the pace and clarity of the presentation, the content of the presentation, the design, the thoroughness of analysis, and consistency as a whole are assessed.

Consult the procedure for submitting the master degree thesis here.

Career Path

The master degree in Sports Communication has a broad career path, with a very diverse range of job opportunities.

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Sports journalists

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Communication managers in sports clubs or institutions

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Heads of event organizations

Companies that trust our students

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A direct link to your future career

Our work doesn't finish the moment you graduate. The Alumni department will support you to enable us to achieve an employment rate of 90% of students in the first year after graduation

State-of-the-art equipment at the students' disposal

All the services you need throughout university

Director

Coordinador

Professorat

Albert Deulofeu Schilt

Albert Deulofeu Schilt

Application process

To access the master degree and/or university specialization diplomas, you must hold an official Spanish university degree, or a degree from another country in the European Higher Education Area. These studies are also open to students with a degree issued by an education system outside the European Higher Education Area, who do not need to have it approved, provided that the level of training is equivalent to that of an official Spanish degree and that, in the country of origin, the degree gives access to graduate studies. However, admission does not in any case imply the convalidation of the degree or any other type of recognition beyond allowing the student to access master and graduate studies at the University. Furthermore, these courses are open to people who do not have a degree but who, due to their professional or personal background, are considered qualified to take them. In these cases, the degree they will obtain will be a university extension.

Pre-enrollment

Students will pre-enroll online (by accessing Pre-enrollment | Blanquerna or the pre-enrollment option for each course). You can also pre-enroll in person at the School. During the process, the candidate must submit the required documentation:

  • ID card, passport or NIE residence card.
  • CV

There is no charge for this procedure. When the pre-enrollment process has been completed, you will obtain a receipt with pre-enrollment details and a pre-enrollment code (CIB).​

Admission

When pre-enrollment has been completed, the candidate will be offered a date for an interview with the director and/or coordinator of the master degree, who will assess their suitability and resolve any doubts they may have about the course for which they are enrolling. For the selection of candidates the following will be taken into account:

  • Academic transcript
  • Personal interview
  • Professional experience

Once the assessment is complete, the student will be informed of the result of the interview and how to enroll, if admitted. Once admission has been confirmed, the candidate will have to pay €100 as a reservation fee, using the same application via which pre-enrollment was processed. This amount will be considered a reservation fee and will be deducted from the total price of enrollment when it is formalized. Payment is by credit or debit card using a secure, confidential process. The amount paid as a reservation fee will not be refunded under any circumstances, unless the course is canceled.

Enrollment

Enrollment is the final step in the procedure to access the master degree. Students will be informed individually of the enrollment date. When enrollment is complete, with payment of the corresponding fee, the student will have definitively secured a place. If the student leaves the course, the enrollment fee will not be refunded in any case. The School reserves the right to cancel any courses for which the required minimum number of enrolled students has not been reached. In this case, the amount paid for enrollment will be refunded in full.

Documentation to be provided:

  • Certified photocopy of the degree certificate or certified photocopy of the university studies completed.
  • Official academic certification (list of subjects studied with their grade).
  • Current account number for direct debit.

When students enroll, they will have two business days to pay the total cost of enrollment, by bank transfer, credit card or barcode. Studies can be paid in installments, without any interest, by bank transfer. If payment by installment is selected, students will have two business days following completion of enrollment to pay 33.3% of the total cost of the enrolled credits, using their chosen form of payment; this payment cannot be made by direct debit. The remaining 66.4% is split into two monthly installments, in January and March, payable by direct debit using the bank account number provided upon enrollment.

Master degrees in Entertainment Television Programs and in Music and Sound for Gestmusic Entertainment Projects can split payment into 5 installments (50% enrollment fee, 15%, 15% and 10%, 10%). The first receipt is paid at the time of enrollment by bank transfer and the rest is paid in installments from November to February by direct debit.

School alumni are given a 15% discount on the enrollment fee (non-cumulative discount). Distinctions obtained in the fourth academic year of the bachelor degree are not eligible for a discount in own master degrees and graduate studies. Prices are updated each academic year. Once enrollment is complete, the amount paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.​

When a student enrolls, a contract for the provision of teaching services is formalized between the student and the Blanquerna Foundation, which is legally binding from the time of payment. Payment includes the corresponding insurance and, for students under the age of twenty-eight, compulsory academic insurance. If a student declines to take up a place, he/she will lose in full any amount he/she has paid. The student accepts the rules for the use of computer services established by the Blanquerna Foundation. The student's personal data will be included in an automated file under the responsibility of the Blanquerna Foundation, so that this contract can be maintained and fulfilled. Students should note that their data may also be used to inform them about the future activities of the Foundation, or for the institution to send them publications. In accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999 on the protection of personal data, students have the right to access their data to update, rectify or cancel them, or object to their use, by sending a letter, indicating which right they want to exercise.

This section is a summary of the general conditions for enrollment. It is only for guidance and therefore has no contractual value. In the event of any discrepancy, the provisions of the general conditions for enrollment specified in the receipt generated at the time of enrollment will prevail; this receipt formalizes the contract between the student and the Blanquerna Foundation; students can consult it on the intranet whenever they wish.

Foreign students

The School reserves the right to ask candidates with qualifications obtained outside the EES for a letter from their university, embassy or consulate to certify that their studies enable them to pursue a master degree or graduate studies. Students are responsible for having all the official documentation necessary for their stay in Spain while studying at the School. Applicants can ask for a pre-acceptance document attached to the pre-enrollment receipt to initiate applications for visas or scholarships or carry out any other administrative procedure. Under no circumstances does this document guarantee a place if all the access and admission requirements are not met. Once applicants have been accepted and enrollment is complete, they can request a letter of admission from the Academic Secretary, if required, by paying the corresponding fees.

Contact us

For any doubts or queries about the pre-enrollment or enrollment process, please contact the School's Student Information and Orientation Service.
[email protected]

We make it easy for you to access the studies you want

Studies are paid in installments and without any interest. At the time of enrollment, 50% of the total cost of the enrolled credits is paid*; the remaining 50% is split into nine monthly installments (from October to June) payable by direct debit.

Tuition fee for the 2022-23 academic year

€7,135
Tuition fee for the entire course
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