Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio Cadena SER

Multidisciplinary education in communication competences
Postgraduate degree in Radio

Master’s Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio


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Student’s profile: The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio is directed to those who want to have a professional career as communicators, managers or directors of radio programs. In order to be admitted to the Master’s Degree program, you will need to have a higher education degree; with a Bachelor’s or Undergraduate Degree in Journalism, Audiovisual Communication and Advertising and Public Relations being especially indicated.

Graduate’s profile: Our students are trained as multi-functional and multidisciplinary professionals with knowledge and competences for being, at the same time, communicators, announcers, scriptwriters, radio station managers, program managers, editors, producers, directors and digital content managers. The degree is aimed towards those persons who want to develop their career as multidisciplinary professionals in the medium of radio.

Degree:Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio

Type of degree: Nebrija University’s Own Degree

Learning centers where it is offered: - Madrid-Princesa Campus (C/ Santa Cruz de Marcenado, 27 - 28015 Madrid)
- Cadena SER

Total Credits 60 credits.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year

Academic year in which it was implemented: 2014/15

Learning center:School of Communication and Arts

Places offered: 25

Duration: 1 year. From October to June

Type of Teaching: Class attendance

Branch of knowledge: Law and Social Sciences

Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation. Common procedures for carrying out the Final Research Project

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Multidisciplinary education in radio and audio communication skills

We will train you as a multidisciplinary, versatile and adaptable professional so you can join the increasingly growing audio industry, very much in line with traditional radio. The evolution of the digital sonosphere requires professional profiles that can work both in a station, as well as in production or distribution companies, dealing with information, entertainment or branded content. This postgraduate course enables you, in addition to performing the traditional functions in the world of radio as a communicator, producer, scriptwriter or program announcer, to develop as a podcaster. We will train you as an audio content creator, producer, distributor and marketer of podcasts, audiobooks and social audio.

The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast, and Digital Audio, with 60 credits, offers advanced practical training thanks to Nebrija's academic weight and the experience of the most renowned professionals in the audio industry, at the hands of the most senior radio station in Spain, leading in audience in all its programs. Cadena SER belongs to the largest radio group in Spanish, is present in thirteen countries, and absolute leader in Spain, Colombia and Chile.

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The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio has been academically designed as a result of the evolution of the audio market in recent years. The evolution of the digital sonosphere has meant a change in the communication paradigm in which the radio had the market hegemony.

Radio, despite having that listener predominance, needs to incorporate new listeners attracted by new content and narratives. Radio will not disappear as a medium, but it will have to adapt to the new demand for audio, and that is why it is in the midst of a digital revolution. Therefore, it demands that professional profiles adapt through experience and tradition, to new ways of reaching listeners, new ways of distributing sound in all kinds of media that complement and enrich traditional radio from digitization.

In addition, the main international audio platforms in Spain are investing in exclusive content. This implies a commitment to production in each country and therefore the need for qualified professionals with the ability to respond to market demands and those of requested by the companies in the sector.

Cadena SER

Cadena SER is the leading Spanish general radio station in terms of audience, according to the General Media Study. With more than four million listeners, its main programs such as Hoy por Hoy with Angels Barceló, La Ventana with Carles Francino, and Hora 25 with Aimar Bretos, are leaders in information and opinion. and its mobile application also leads digital radio consumption with more than 730,000 listeners, an exponential increase of 30% in the last year.

Cadena Ser promotes a management model aimed at revitalizing radio formats, technological innovation and the presence of its content on all digital platforms.

PRISA Radio is the largest radio group in Spanish, present in thirteen countries and with an excellent position in the main Spanish-speaking radio markets. PRISA Radio is the absolute leader in Spain, Colombia and Chile. Thanks to the power of connection and summons of its reference brands, it also carries out a series of activities and events, such as concerts, festivals, music awards, debates and conferences, which revalue the medium and strengthen its bond with the audience.

In a digital environment in constant transformation, new platforms, interaction and mobility represent an opportunity which radio has leveraged in order to enhance its social function and reach new audiences.

Taught by radio and podcast industry professionals.

Professional internships taught at Cadena SER and at the different brands associated with PRISA Radio, where students will acquire all the professional competences

The program is taught in the new facilities of the Madrid-Princesa Campus, located in the center of Madrid and just a few Metro stops from everything, or a ten-minute walk to the Cadena Ser headquarters on Gran Vía.

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Taught by radio and podcast industry professionals

Professional internships

Guaranteed internships that take place at the most prominent companies in the audio sector that participate in this postgraduate course, where students acquire all the professional skills.

In the center of Madrid

The program is taught in the new installations of the Madrid-Princesa Campus, located in the center of Madrid and a subway ride from everything.

International Networking

Studying with students of more than 30 nationalities allows establishing a network of contacts with professionals from any part of the world.


Students must take 60 credits

First period 22 ECTS

  • From October to January, both included
  • 2 ECTS | The digital transformation of radio
  • 2 ECTS | Digital audio market and industry
  • 4 ECTS | Radio production, direction and writing
  • 2 ECTS | Language and sound narrative
  • 3 ECTS | Formats and genres in radio
  • 2 ECTS | Formats and genres in podcasting
  • 2 ECTS | New Formats: Audiobooks, Social Audio, Audio Games, Metaverse
  • 3 ECTS | From idea to script
  • 2 ECTS | Sound Design Laboratory

Second period 38 ECTS

  • From February to March, both included
  • 2 ECTS | Production Workshop
  • 3 ECTS | Recording and editing workshop
  • 4 ECTS | Speech Workshop
  • 2 ECTS | Audio and Image Laboratory
  • 2 ECTS | Platforms and business models
  • 3 ECTS | Social Networks Workshop
  • 2 ECTS | From the antenna to the web: the audio that is read
  • 2 ECTS | Distribution and Marketing
  • 2 ECTS | Legal framework
  • 8 ECTS | Professional internship
  • 8 ECTS | Master's Final Project

More information on these subjects

Professional internship 8 ECTS

Students will be able to participate in the Nebrija University internship program and in the selection processes offered especially by the postgraduate partner, Cadena SER, after participating in the selection processes.

Further information on Internships in Companies
Final Research Project 8 ECTS

The FRP entails the student carrying out a real project in which the knowledge, abilities, skills and competences acquired during the development period of the Master's degree are integrated and applied. The Master's final project will be carried out in a team.

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Career Opportunities

The team of professors of the School of Communication and Arts is comprised by professionals from each area of specialization, who implement a teaching method based on the conviction that what we learn, we learn by doing.

Integration into the profession is based on the incorporation of professionals such as associate professors who guarantee each program, on a teaching methodology inspired by the learning-by-doing model that impacts the experiential aspect in the classrooms and in the activities of academic extension.

The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio has a close connection with the Atresmedia group, which benefits the students and the validity of the curriculum.

The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio trains professionals for future employment in the following areas:

  • Writer, communicator and radio announcer.
  • Director and editor of radio programs.
  • Radio producer.
  • Person responsible for web content, social networks and mobile devices in digital radio.
  • Podcaster.
  • Audio Content Creator: Creative Editor.
  • Scriptwriter.
  • Digital audio producer and post producer.
  • Sound designer.
  • Audio distributor and marketer.
  • Branded podcast expert.
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Nebrija University has been providing education in the audio world more than ten years. The master's degree in radio has evolved at the same rate as the sound profession. The university's own degree was one of the first to include training in podcasting in the last four editions, as essential complementary training through the series Los lunes al Podcast, during the 2020-2021 academic year, and the Expert in Podcasting Course that was taught for the first time during the 2021-2022 academic year.


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Live program "Hoy por hoy" from Cadena Ser

The students of the Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio of Nebrija University have premiered the course with the live broadcast of Hoy por hoy. The Cadena SER morning show directed and presented by Àngels Barceló was broadcast from the Nebrija University library.

In this episode, we tell you about the Master's Degree in Radio, Podcast and Digital Audio taught at Nebrija during the 2022/2023 academic year, and that starts in October. This is a great opportunity to learn from the best professionals with a unique teaching design in this type of university education. Laura M. Otón, academic director of the master's degree, tells you about it along with David Ramos, Montserrat Domínguez and Marta Saavedra.