About this program

Communication Sciences

Graduates in Communication Sciences are qualified with the concepts, tools, and methodologies necessary for professional practice or academic research in the different areas of communication. The study plan reconciles the general needs of theoretical and practical training with the possibility of creating a personalized path for the student, in four optional areas:


  • Printed journalism
  • Radio journalism
  • Television journalism
  • Multimedia journalism and cyberjournalism

strategic communication

  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Public relations and institutional communication
  • Communication and consultancy

film and television

  • Production and realization
  • Cinematographic and audiovisual programming
  • screenplay
  • Design and production of multimedia projects

Communication, culture, and arts

  • Cultural criticism
  • Cultural management and advice
  • Cultural programming
  • Design and production of multimedia projects

Admission requirements

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Program content

1st year

  • Communication and Social Sciences
  • Economy
  • Communication Philosophy
  • Media history
  • Quantitative methods
  • Semiotics
  • Systems and Information Models
  • Communication theory
  • Theory of Image and Representation
  • news theory

2nd year

  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Media speech
  • Rhetoric and Argumentation
  • Sociology of Communication
  • Political Theory
  • Drama and Spectacle Theories
  • textualities
  • 3 optional subjects

3rd year

  • filmology
  • Mediation of Knowledge
  • Media mutation
  • 7 optional subjects

Program delivery

Duration: 3 years/6 semesters.

Areas of Specialization

  • Film and Television
  • Strategic Communication
  • Communication, Culture, and Arts
  • Journalism

The student must complete 180 credits: 120 credits in the program of compulsory curricular units, 30 credits in the framework of conditioned options and 30 credits in free options or in a minor in another scientific area.

Semestrally, the student must not enroll for more than 30 credits, respecting the precedence when these have been defined. At the beginning of each semester, the student will be advised on the curricular units to be taken, most appropriate to his/her academic path.

Undergraduate students can also benefit from the different mobility programs in which NOVA FCSH participates, such as Erasmus+, Almeida Garrett, among others, and participate in research work within the research units that make up the Faculty.


Tuition Fees

  • Foreign students: 697 €/year
  • Foreign students: 3500 €/year


Learning Outcomes

  • Possess up-to-date theoretical and methodological training in the field of Communication Sciences
  • Critically understand the world, especially in issues related to the phenomenon of communication
  • Develop skills to carry out theoretical and/or practical work in the field of Communication Sciences
  • Know the different realities and professional possibilities in the area of the course
  • Know the concepts, tools, and methodologies necessary for professional practice in the different areas of communication, namely
  • In journalism and social communication
  • In cinema, television, and audiovisual
  • In strategic and political communication
  • In public relations
  • In the field of artistic and cultural production, management, and programming
  • Be able to carry out innovative and experimental projects in the course's knowledge area
  • Be able to envision their personal development in conjunction with the nature of scientifically relevant subjects in the context of Communication Sciences

Career paths

Outputs Professionals

  • Journalism (Press, Radio, TV, and New Media)
  • Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Companies
  • Communication and Culture Organizations (cultural criticism, advisory, audiovisual and interactive media)
  • Social Network Management
  • Film and Television Producers (production, direction, and scriptwriting)
  • Organization of Cultural Events
  • Institutional Communication
  • Consulting and Communication Companies

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