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Master’s Degree in Communications and Sports Journalism

Real Madrid Graduate School
Program overview
9 months
Master's degree
16,500 EUR
Start dates
October 2020  (English)
October 2021  (English)
October 2022  (English)

Program description

Master’s Degree in Communications and Sports Journalism

The Master's Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism teaches how sports journalism works , analyzing the national and international developments in this area and trains professionals who will be leaders in the media industry. Graduates of this program will be experts in raising sports to the status of social phenomena, through the use of any media currently in use in the field of communication, including content, multimedia, audiovisuals and digital media.

Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea contributes the experience of the most important sports club in the world and the rigor of Universidad Europea to design and offer a benchmark Master's Degree in the field of communication.

Thanks to agreements with sports companies and media, internships are available in the newsrooms of professional media for students before they enter the world of work.

Also, the Real Madrid facilities will be available throughout the program so that students can make full use of them.

The program offers a wide range of career opportunities such as press, radio, TV, digital media, press and communication cabinets, press agencies, preparation of contents for different media, production for different media and sports broadcasts.


Universidad Europea has fully equipped Media Studies facilities: newsroom with agency service, QuarkXPress, complete TV studios (set, production control room, virtual studio and editing booths with AVID and Final Cut systems, and other audiovisual equipment), and three complete radio studios with the latest technology in hard disk systems for broadcasting).

Students will visit ‘Real Madrid City’ and other club facilities during ‘White Week’ (Semana Blanca): a period of total immersion in the running of the best soccer club of the 20th century.

Methodologies and Internships

The methodology of the Master's Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism is based on a combination of six modules of theoretical and practical content, giving an in-depth understanding of sports and the media (alongside activities taught by professionals and the application of new technologies).

These modules are complemented by a master's thesis, internships in media newsrooms and sports entities (in professional and in research contexts, with different numbers of credits), and a training module focused on scientific research methods, in the case of the research specialization.

The course also includes conferences and gives students the chance to create their own radio and television programs, blogs and multimedia reports. Students will be able to participate in open dialogues with figures from the world of sports and professionals from leading media.

Thanks to role-playing exercises, students will experience real situations that professionals face in a sports newsroom: press conferences, interviews, crisis communication strategies, etc.

Students of the Master's Degree in Communication and Sports Journalism will also participate in a specific program of visits to the facilities of Real Madrid relating to the subjects studied.

Tuition fees

Reservation fee: EUR 1 500 Euros; tuition fee: EUR 15 000


Master’s Degree in Communications and Sports Journalism

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Real Madrid Graduate School

Real Madrid Graduate School

At the Real Madrid - Universidad Europea Graduate School you’ll learn among leading sports professionals. Our graduate programs are based on the vast management experience of Real Madrid, the world’s leading club in terms of income, results and solvency, and...

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