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Undergraduate profile: Those interested in studying and obtaining a degree in Journalism from the Antonio de Nebrija University must be inquisitive and eager to tell of what is happening in the world, in any existing media. The Degree in Journalism is geared towards inquisitive people with critical judgement, seeking to learn and understand and to go beyond everyday events. People familiar with the latest technological tools, capable of adapting quickly to new content creation and management processes.
Graduate profile: By the end of the Journalism studies, our graduates have acquired the disciplinary expertise of media professionals. They are fully aware of the true needs of the press, radio, television, internet, press offices and PR agencies. They dominate the latest technologies to edit, produce and manage current affairs content. They are used to working in the newsrooms, desktop publishing rooms, and digitised radio and television studios. Graduate journalists from Nebrija University are empowered to work as a team, communicate, compare sources of information, analyse and issue value judgements, without forgetting the sense of responsibility and the ethical nature of current affairs.
Official qualification:Degree in Journalism
Branch of knowledge:Social and Legal Sciences
Total Credits 240
Minimum 12 ECTS and maximum 90 ECTS per registration and academic period
Available places: - Classroom attendance: 45
Tipo de Enseñanza: Classroom attendance
Languages: This degree course is taught in Spain.
Host faculty:Communication and Arts School
Year of degree course foundation: 2013-2014
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Journalism requires a commitment to serve and a passion for reporting, with both honesty and accountability. A journalist is a professional involved in seeking, choosing, prioritising, summarising, compiling, presenting and publishing information relating to current affairs in any media. The sector requires independent, flexible, multi-purpose, entrepreneurial journalists connected to the digital society.
Therefore, Nebrija University offers Journalism Degree students comprehensive training by some of the best professionals in the sector, such as Pilar Bernat (journalist specialising in the field of new technologies, 2013 Vodafone Journalism award), Eduardo Castillo (presenter of Capital Radio and La 2, 2017 Antena de Oro award) and Francisco Suárez (journalist with Antena 3 News).
The aim of the Degree in Journalism is to train professionals who master journalistic narrative and have the technological skills and capabilities required to be a good journalist in any media: journalists who analyse and anticipate, with the accuracy, depth and ethics to verify facts and data, accredit sources, provide a forum for different voices and opinions, build interesting information and be loyal to their own conscience.
The programme notably includes the promotion of:
For the study and practice of the profession used from day one: laboratories (multimedia, design and production), radio and television studios, and the Nebrija Medialab media platform. A place where students live through and experience the profession with actual communication projects (magazine, blog, radio, fiction, advertising, etc.).
Consolidated into the sector, enabling our students to work as true professionals, such as the Nipho Journalism Competition where participants choose postgraduate scholarships and journalism internships in the media. In turn, professionals of the stature of Matías Prats, Julia Otero, Jesús Alvarez or Bieito Rubido, among others, are awarded.
If we are all different, why do we study the same thing?
Nebrija University, which is strongly committed to languages and quality, provides the student with an academic certification in English, a suitable complement to obtain the B2 and C1 levels.
Promotion of competencies oriented to employability, management skills, coaching, personal branding and any other topic related to professional and social development, which may be chosen by the student to enrich their personal and professional training.
The University puts within the students' reach a total of three subjects to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become a competent professional within the demands of the current labor market.
Our degree course structure has been drawn up in accordance with the new guidelines established by current legislation and verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA).
The student must complete 240 credits
Up to 6 credits will be recognised on the basis of the activities carried out by the student throughout his or her degree course. Credits will be awarded for cultural, sports, student representation, solidarity and cooperation activities at the University, or by taking the following subject modules: Ethics of Voluntary Work, or Human Rights.
The aim of this programme is to support students' on-the-job training under the ongoing supervision of the University's Professional Careers Department, the academic department responsible for awarding the degree, and the partner company or institution where the internship takes place. You will be advised on how best to choose your internship, and will be monitored and tutored on an ongoing basis, with a view to your own professional interests.Further information on internships List of companies interships
The final research project involves researching a topic or creating a practical professional initiative on the student's own motion, under the supervision of one or more Department academic staff and, sometimes, professionals in the business world.
The student must take 240 credits
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At the Antonio de Nebrija University, the admission procedures established by university legislation will be carried out with particular reference to the guiding principles of access to Spanish university studies: equality, merit, ability, universal accessibility and adjustment to the criteria of the European Higher Education Area .
Ways and deadlines for submitting admission applications.
In order to apply for admission to any official university Bachelor's degree studies at this University, it will be necessary to complete the corresponding application for admission through the University website, or request it at any of the university campuses, within the deadlines established by the Department of University Development.
Documentation necessary for admission to Bachelor's degree studies.
a) Students with University Entrance Exams (from Baccalaureate and university entrance exams for people over 25 years of age): Those who have taken the University Entrance Exams must provide:
b) Students who have Baccalaureate degrees, diplomas or studies from educational systems of Member States of the European Union, or from other States with which international agreements applicable in this regard have been signed, on a reciprocal basis. Graduates of European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
c) Students from Advanced Vocational Training programs, Second-year Vocational Training programs: These students must provide:
d) University graduates:
In the case of students with homologated foreign degrees, they must provide the following documentation:
e) Students from previous educational plans who have not taken the general phase of the University Entrance Exams, regulated in Royal Decree 1892/2008, of November 14:
f) Students with partial recognition of foreign studies:
These students must submit the following documentation, translated and officially legalized, if applicable:
i) Students requesting admission due to change of university and/or studies. Students from other Universities must submit the following documentation:
j) Access to the University for people over 45 years old.
k) Access to the University for people over 40 years old.
Only the applications of those students who have submitted the required documentation within the deadlines established by the Admissions Department will be processed. In addition, the student will be asked for all the additional information that is considered appropriate in order to know the candidate's suitability for the Bachelor's degree.
For the purposes of pre-admission and admission, the assessment of the candidate will be done with a scale of 0 to 10 points, taking into account the following criteria and percentages:
Academic record of the student's path of origin: 60%
Multiple-choice psychotechnical test: Assessment 5%
This test consists of a personality evaluation test that explores the emotional, intellectual, social areas, as well as norms and values of each candidate student of the Bachelor's Degree in Journalism at the Antonio de Nebrija University.
English level test: Assessment 5%
In addition to the competences established in the Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, one has been included that is relative to the adequate knowledge of the English language, both oral and written. The English level tests consist of a written exam with multiple-choice questions, on oral and written comprehension. They are taken in person or online, and are held in computer rooms on each campus, with professors from the Institute of Modern Languages. Depending on the results of this test, the student will be placed at his/her corresponding level.
It will not be necessary for the candidate to take the language placement test if they submit a document that proves their level of English. The accreditation of the level will be validated through the official degrees established by the table of certificates accepted by ACLES. Valid for one year. Students taking degrees in which subjects are taught in English must have an accredited B2 level in that language.
Specific test of knowledge about the Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. Assessment 10%.
This test is multiple-choice and consists mainly of specific contents of some of the main areas of general knowledge (Communication and Journalism) that are going to be studied in the degree chosen by the candidate, in addition to other elements common to all degrees.
Personal interview. Assessment 20%.
As a strategy to know the characteristics of the applicants, the academic department will try to determine if the candidate has sufficient motivation, education and knowledge, abilities, aptitudes, communication skills, extracurricular activities and future interests necessary to be admitted as a student in the Bachelor's Degree in Journalism at the Antonio de Nebrija University.
The Admissions Commission will meet according to needs and will communicate the result of the admission to the candidate by email, telephone and letter so that they can proceed to enroll.
Once the student has been admitted, they will proceed to enroll, which consists of the following phases:
Candidates must reserve their place. This economic pre-enrollment guarantees the candidate's place at the University. This fee will not be returned except for students who are admitted conditionally, or do not exceed the legal requirements for access, or for justified medical reasons.
Pre-enrolled candidates who wish to formalize their academic enrollment at the University must, within the indicated deadlines, follow these steps:
1.- Submit documentation: certify that they meet the requirements established by Spanish university legislation in order to start university studies.
2.- Formalize the enrollment process online: The self-enrollment service on the Nebrija website allows admitted students to carry out all academic, financial and administrative procedures within the established deadlines. For this, they will receive, along with their admission letter, the access code and personal password necessary to be able to carry out their self-enrollment. Once the self-enrollment is formalized, the candidate acquires the status of student of Nebrija University.
Conditional enrollment in Bachelor's degree studies
Students with non-university foreign studies pending homologation may be admitted to the University subject to compliance with the requirements established by current regulations. Once the homologation process has been resolved, the student must submit the documentation that accredits it. If they do not do so, their admission and enrollment, as well as the exams taken, where appropriate, will not be valid.
Maximum and minimum number of enrollment credits in Bachelor's degree studies
Students will be able to enroll:
In Bachelor's degree studies, from 45 ECTS credits to a maximum of 90 ECTS credits per academic year, in the case of full-time study, and from a minimum 12 ECTS credits to less than 45 ECTS credits for those who study part-time.
The management of the Academic Department may authorize enrollment in a different number of credits for exceptional reasons.
Modification of enrollment
Enrollment modification is understood to be any change that occurs in a student's enrollment.
If the student, having been enrolled in a certain degree, subject, or program, decides to change his/her enrollment, he/she must request it by writing to the Registrar's Office for authorization. Said requests must be approved by the Academic Department.
A maximum period of 15 days is established after the effective start of the academic year and/or the second semester to request these changes. After this deadline, the student will not be able to make changes to his/her enrollment.
If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places offered, the student's academic record will be taken as an admission criterion (grade average).
Therefore, anyone interested in accessing the Bachelor's degree in Journalism must submit, without exception, their academic record, since its grade average will be what decides their admission to the Bachelor's degree, in the event that the number of applications exceeds to the number of places offered.
Once all places are full, if there are more people interested in accessing, they will be put on the waiting list for possible vacancies that may arise before the start of the academic year, in which the admission and selection criteria detailed in point 4 for the rest of applicants will be applied.
The International Mobility Office of the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija monitors agreements with leading universities worldwide on an ongoing basis.
Students have the option of spending a year or a semester of study at another leading university in the European Union, North America, Latin America or Asia. This option will widen your view of the world, let you exchange ideas and experiences with students in other countries, enhance your language skills, and help you prepare to perform your profession to the highest standard anywhere in the world. Communication and Arts students have the option of pursuing studies at the following foreign universities:
|Germany||Hochschule der Populären Künste|
|Argentina||Universidad de Ciencias Sociales y Empresariales (UCES)|
|Australia||University of Technology Sydney|
Montclair State University
San Diego State University
University of Miami
|France||Ecole Français du Journalisme (EFJ)|
|Hong Kong||Lingnan University|
|Italy||Universitá degli Studi del Molise
Universitá Modli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
|Mexico||Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara|
|United Kingdom||Regent's University London|
NOTe: The destination universities, offered by degree, may vary according to the International Mobility Program. For more information, students can consult the information online in the. International Mobility Program.
The Bachelor's Degree in Journalism trains young people for a professional future as:
Graduates can also pursue careers in university research and academic teaching in the Communication and Arts domain.
Students are provided guidance by the University's Careers Department via internship programs and the job exchange.
The Bologna Declaration formalized the principles on which the European Higher Education Area should be based: quality, mobility, diversity, competitiveness and employment growth.
From this, Nebrija stands as an academic model of reference, educating students with excellent individual behavior, interaction with their environment and motivated by and for constant and continuous training. The Nebrija Institute of Professional Skills works every day to achieve the differentiation of our students through the development of attitudes and skills.
The main objective is for students to achieve the best of themselves through the development and empowerment of their personal skills and resources through personal self-knowledge.
In addition, some of the professional skills that are worked on within the three seminars are those related to interpersonal skills and active communication skills and negotiation, indispensable for our students to know how to transmit ideas, to argue them, to provide information and opinions in an adequate, clear and convincing way.
Within what will be their work performance, other aspects such as teamwork, conflict resolution and project management ability will be worked on.
In the third block, skills worked on are those aimed at increasing the student's employability. They will work with tools and techniques for job searching, and perform tasks that achieve in the student a greater use of their personal skills.
For all this we have currently active experts in selection of people, professionals dedicated to personal and professional training and professionals dedicated to the world of communication and the arts.
In this way, and in a complementary way to his/her specific training, we help the student create a differentiating pattern in the social and business environment in which he/she will be immersed when he/she finishes his/her studies.
The Internet is a key information tool for journalists and communication professionals and an increasingly established platform for media work. The following websites can help you stay up-to-date with world affairs in general, and can be an aid for language queries specifically.
The School of Communication and Arts of the University once again organized its thematic week, with outstanding activities and presentations. Risto Mejide, Pepa Bueno and Adriana Ozores were some of the distinguished personalities who came to our Madrid-Princesa Campus.
We train journalists, versatile and multidisciplinary professionals capable of creating any informative, audiovisual or written piece. You will learn from the best, an international faculty formed by information professionals with a great career.