Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting

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Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting

Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting

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Student profile:The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting is aimed at those who want to develop a professional career as journalists specialized in television sports coverage. To be admitted to the program it is necessary to be in possession of a university degree such as undergraduate, higher engineering, or equivalent. Our students come from undergraduate degrees in Journalism (70%), Audiovisual Communication, Advertising and Public Relations, among others.

Graduate profile:Our students are perfectly prepared to work in the different profiles demanded by the audiovisual environment dedicated to sports, capable of recording, editing, speaking and writing an informative piece and to get along in the coverage of a great event, either as presenter, narrator or reporter. With a global vision of television coverage and production processes and their realization, this master's degree also provides up-to-date training, including mobile journalism, social media management, transmedia narration, and the creation of infographics.

University’s own degree:Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting

Center responsible:Communication and Arts School

Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences

Openings available: 24

Total Credits:60 credits.
. Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Academic year in which it was implemented: 2018 - 2019

Duration: 1 year. From October to June

Quality of the degree

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Practical education from the first day

The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting of Nebrija University trains journalists and communicators capable of performing in the great audiovisual coverage of sporting events.

It provides a global vision of these displays, with special attention to the work of the journalist, without forgetting the tasks of Production and Realization that are indispensable in order to obtain a good television product.

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Identifying traits

These studies have an eminently practical nature, with subjects focused on the narration of sporting events, the presentation of programs, the role of the sports reporter, innovations in broadcasting, and the production of major sporting events. The program deals with the communication of all kinds of sporting events (football, basketball, cycling, athletics...), and pays special attention to events linked to new digital communication formulas (e-sports, new channels such as Twitch, platforms).

It covers the entire process of developing the content, from the capturing of images to the writing and speaking of texts, going through the editing of audiovisual material and the creation of infographics.

It offers an up-to-date degree, incorporating mobile journalism, social media management and transmedia narration.

Students will learn to handle the new audiovisual formats and develop the new dynamics that take place in newsrooms.

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In an international urban Campus in the center of Madrid

Innovative program

Curriculum that includes subjects that use the latest technologies applied to audiovisual media: infographics, 360º environments and mobile journalism, among others.

Nebrija TV Channel

The students of the Master's degree have at their disposal an Internet television called Nebrija TV Channel where, on a voluntary basis, they can create news, reports, magazines programs... to develop the skills needed by a television journalist.

Learning from the best

Our teaching staff are active professionals and their knowledge and experience represent a very valuable bonus for student learning.


The student must complete 60 credits

First semester 30 ECTS

  • 2 ECTS | Current sports television outlook
  • 4 ECTS | Drafting of sports information in audiovisual media
  • 2 ECTS | Verbalization of sports in audiovisual media
  • 4 ECTS | Advanced camera workshop
  • 4 ECTS | Advanced audiovisual editing workshop
  • 4 ECTS | Narration of sporting events in audiovisual media
  • 4 ECTS | Sports broadcasts: the work of the journalist on the ground
  • 2 ECTS | Sports media ecosystem
  • 4 ECTS | The sports presenter in different formats

Second semester 30 ECTS

  • 4 ECTS | New audiovisual narrative in sporting events
  • 2 ECTS | Production of large events and special programs
  • 4 ECTS | Social media
  • 2 ECTS | Transmedia sports information
  • 2 ECTS | Infographic and data visualization workshop
  • 2 ECTS | New formats of sports programming
  • 4 ECTS | External internship
  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project
  • 2 ECTS | Dynamics of operation of the sports area in the television medium
  • 2 ECTS | New business models

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Career Opportunities

The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting maintains a close connection with the Spanish telecommunications multinational Telefonica, which benefits the students and the validity of the curriculum by having prominent professionals from our partner as professors or invited lecturers.

The Master's Degree in Continuing Education in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting trains professionals with a future career in the following professions:

  • Presenter of sports programs.
  • Reporter specialized in sporting event coverage.
  • Content editor in sports venues.
  • Editor in the sports section of any platform or audiovisual medium.
  • Freelance journalist in the field of sports.
  • Community manager focused on the use of social networks in relation to sports coverage.
  • Producer of major sporting events.
  • Director specialized in sports broadcasts.
  • Editor of audiovisual pieces focused on sports.
  • Camera operator and expert in the management of mobile devices for sports coverage.
  • Graphics operator with knowledge of the most used resources in sports information.

The student has guidance from the Department of Professional Careers of the University, through internship programs and the job bank. The University has an important network of relationships and collaboration agreements with communication groups, television networks, broadcasters and content producers for our students to carry out internships. Our students also benefit from the special relationship that has been established with Movistar+.


The best spanish media arte involved in our internship program, which can be carried out throughout the academic year. Internship stays have a duration of three months, with the possibility of an extension.

Nebrija University has signed a Collaboration Agreement on training and employment internships with nearly 3,000 companies and institutions, to promote the practical training of all its students and the approach to the professional environment and first job of university graduates.

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IMPULSA. Jornadas de Empleo Nebrija

Organizadas por Alumni y Carreras Profesionales, las Jornadas Impulsa nacen con el objetivo de conectar a empresas con estudiantes y antiguos alumnos. En esta primera edición, contamos con la participación de Marcelino García Toral, entrenador de fútbol.