Universitat de Barcelona

Audiovisual Communication

What you will learn

The bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Communication prepares audiovisual professionals for a variety of roles: director, scriptwriter, producer, visual and sound production and post-production designer, researcher, specialist in corporate communication and community manager.

This bachelor’s degree offers comprehensive training in the competences of audiovisual professionals. Students learn to use the technical tools that are needed to create content, and acquire practice in planning and implementing innovative audiovisual projects, in various formats and supports (audiovisual, radio, sound, text and digital). The subjects of this degree promote entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity through project-based learning. The programme also encourages participation in documentary and fiction film festivals, as well as contests for new audiovisual formats, and it fosters initiatives with social impact. Likewise, it promotes the training of professionals with critical and analytical skills, capable of studying and understanding the media and audiovisual products within the social, economic, political and cultural structure of which they are part.

The Faculty has two shooting studios, a sound editing room with a voice-over booth, radio facilities, computer classrooms, video cameras, photographic equipment, accessories for filming, and a coworking space.

Number of ECTS credits: 240
Branch of knowledge: Social Sciences
Faculty or school: Faculty of Information and Audiovisual Media

What you will need

Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Communication, applicants may have backgrounds including any of the upper secondary pathways, advanced vocational qualifications or other pre-EHEA (llicenciatura) degrees, fundamentally in social and legal sciences, arts or humanities.

Distribution of credits


Subjects (information available in Catalan)

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain.

Applicants holding higher educational qualifications from a university outside Spain should consult the page Admission with foreign qualifications to find out about specific admission requirements.

Fields in which you can work

  • Directing, scriptwriting and audiovisual production. Directing, scripting and production tasks across diverse audiovisual media and genres. Video recording and editing, sound processing, image processing, animation, multimedia production, transmedia storytelling, art direction, direction of actors and dramatic composition.
  • Production and postproduction design. Design of aspects related to sound, image and graphic composition in the various stages of audiovisual production and direction.
  • Audiovisual production and management. Design, planning, optimization and organization of the technical, human, legal and financial resources involved in audiovisual production. Project management, marketing, intellectual property, law and compliance, audiovisual documentation, content management, planning, organization and management of audiovisual enterprises, production management in radio, television and cinema, and online audiovisual and multimedia production.
  • Research and consultancy in audiovisual media. Specialized tasks in research and analysis of phenomena and processes in audiovisual communication, its relationship with culture and society, and new audiovisual formats and technologies.