Objectives and interest of the MasterToday, the universe of communication increasingly requires an ethical and educational approach, likewise, education needs technological and media tools to improve its quality. The confluence of communication and education, educommunication, will undoubtedly be, as endorsed by international organizations (UNESCO, UN, European Parliament), key to promoting a more democratic, responsible and critical citizenship. The training of educommunicators is the central axis of this International Postgraduate Course.
This Official Postgraduate Degree, of University Excellence in 2014/15, is characterized by being:International: aimed at students from all over the world, especially Latin American and European, with the support of international organizations and international guest lecturers.
Interuniversity: with two Universities that promote it (UNIA and UHU), more than 20 participating Universities, 39 teachers (of which 30 are external to UNIA and UHU).
Modules in communication and educational ICT.
With the option to later study the doctoral thesis (Master's degree), with the possibility of a Doctorate with Mention
With the support of Grupo Comunicar, a veteran in Spain in educommunication for 25 years, with the scientific coordination of the Ágora Research Group (Andalusian Research Plan HUM-648), of Research Excellence for its scientific productivity.
With the support of the first scientific journal JCR in Spanish “Comunicar” (ISSN: 1134-3478), edited by Grupo Comunicar, an international benchmark in this field.
With professional practices in companies of the sector with international interuniversity exchanges with prestigious Universities through Erasmus mobility.
With technological infrastructures and videoconferences: Multimedia Resource Center (UHU), Audiovisual Service (UNIA), tele-training platforms, virtual desktop.Who is the Master aimed at?Students with interests and training in Audiovisual Communication, Education, Journalism, Teaching, Psychology, Psychopedagogy, Advertising, Humanities, Social Education, Cultural Management, Pedagogy, Social Work, Sociology, Law, Philosophy, Public Relations will have preference. In addition, other university degrees with accredited professional experience in this field of study may participate.
The program is aimed at graduates from all over the world. Both the students and the teaching staff have an international vision and a global approach in the approach to this new professional and research profile.
If the number of applications to the offer of places in the program (60 places) is exceeded, the ordered list of students is decisive for admission according to the score obtained according to the following criteria:Degree or Bachelor of Science in Communication, Education or others.
Weighted average of the academic record. Courses received.
Other professional merits.
Language skills: English: B1
Origin of a research institution.CurriculumThe student must take a total of 60 ECTS on the subjects listed in the following academic structure:Teacher trainingModule 1. Research and epistemology of educommunication.Research in communication and audiovisual education.
The epistemology of communication and audiovisual education.Module 2. Ethical and educational communication in the information society.Communication as a public and civic service. Democratization in the media.
Media, globalization and social inclusion: communication and digital gaps.
The new faces of print journalism: towards a digital world.
Advertising: persuasion strategies, stereotypes and critical views.Module 3. Communication and digital skills for education.Media education and digital literacy: the new languages of communication.
Interactive ICT resources: platforms, whiteboards, videoconferences, videos, multimedia, advanced presentations.
Face-to-face, virtual and blended-learning teaching.
Design and production of digital content.
School 2.0: Social networks and virtual learning communities: Social and free software.Final work of masterProfessionalizing Master's Final Project.Practices.
Memory.Research Master's Final Project.Advanced research techniques in educommunication.
Master's ThesisFaculty profileA high percentage of the master's degree faculty are prestigious University Professors in their field of work, and there are also professionals and technicians from public and private companies in the mining and environmental sectors.MethodologyThe methodology will be based on inquiring and reflective procedures, combining theoretical-practical presentations, document analysis, work in discussion groups and debates, exhibitions, autonomous and individualized work, simulation and real practice of methodological techniques and strategies, use of certain media and information and communication technologies.