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 2nd Cycle Degree     Departamento Comunicação, Filosofia e Política [Portuguese]

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Study plan   Journalism

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Vacancies 20 (2023)


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Profile of the programme The 2º cycle in Journalism aims to equip its graduates with general skills, common to any holder of a Master's degree, and specific skills that enable them to develop the journalistic activity on all type of media, regardless of the technology or platform used
In the context of specific skills, the course offers three types of skills: a) humanistic and cultural skills, providing a meaningful understanding of social phenomena, and political context of human relations. b) communication skills, offered by training courses in the area of Communication Science, c) professional skills , notably in the forms of expression of each media and genres that underlie journalistic production; d) technological skills, facilitated by contact with the latest journalism technologies
The course is directed primarily to graduates or professionals in the areas of Media and New Communication Technologies, but is also open to graduates in other areas.
Key learning outcomes At the end of the course students should be able to: - Mastering the techniques of collecting and selecting information, essential to a proper professional performance , as well as dominate the journalistic language and the technical tools of newspapers, radios, television or Internet
- Critically evaluate the surrounding socioeconomic and political reality , and know how to interpret it in the field of Communication Sciences - To produce accurate media messages, concise, contextualized, and able to meet the ethical principles of journalism - Understanding the scientific research in Journalism and have the capacity to undertake research in this area
Occupational profiles of graduates Journalist in radio, television and newspaper. Content manager for web sites. Press adviser Research in the field of journalism.
Learning facilities PRACTICE
Television: Regie and Studio equipped with three digital cameras and teleprompter. Six kits composed by camera, tripod and enlightening.
Radio: Studio and newsroom with twelve computers. Digital recorders for outside field work(?).
Press and Web: Newsroom with 15 computers. Outdoor Kit with digital cameras for video /photography and digital sound recorders.
Central Library with a specific area of journalism. Possibility of integration into ongoing research projects/programs in LABCOM
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Erasmus+ Agreements

Erasmus Agreements
  • Université Catholique de Louvain • Bélgica
  • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski • Bulgária
  • University of Erfurt • Alemanha
  • Universidad del Pais Vasco • Espanha
  • Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche • Espanha
  • Universidad Internacional de La Rioja • Espanha
  • Universidad de Murcia • Espanha
  • Universitat de Valencia • Espanha
  • Universidad de Valladolid • Espanha
  • Universidad San Jorge • Espanha
  • Università degli Studi eCampus • Itália
  • Sapienza Universitá di Roma • Itália
  • Vilnius University • Lituânia
  • Vilnius Gediminas Technical University • Lituânia
  • University of Silesia in Katowice • Polónia
  • Adam Mickiewicz University • Polónia
  • Uniwesytet Wroclawski • Polónia
  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza University • Roménia
  • West University of Timisoara • Roménia

Departamento de Comunicação, Filosofia e Política

Rua Marquês D'Ávila e Bolama
6201-001 Covilhã
275 242 024

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
José Ricardo Pinto Carvalheiro
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Mobility coordinator
Eduardo José Marcos Camilo


Scientific Committee
José Ricardo Pinto Carvalheiro
João Carlos Ferreira Correia
João Manuel Messias Canavilhas
Anabela Maria Gradim Alves
Francisco Alexandre Lopes Figueiredo Merino

Pedagogical Coordinators Committee
José Ricardo Pinto Carvalheiro
Year Coordinators
João Carlos Ferreira Correia (1st)
Anabela Maria Gradim Alves (2nd)
Year Representatives
Mathilde Amaral (1st)
Inês Silva Soares Salvador (2nd)

Recognition Committee
José Ricardo Pinto Carvalheiro
João Manuel Messias Canavilhas
Anabela Maria Gradim Alves
Eduardo José Marcos Camilo
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2020-01-11

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