University of Barcelona

Communication and the Culture Industry

Course curriculum

Distribution of credits

Type ECTS
Basic training 60
Compulsory 108
Optional 36
Compulsory placements 24
Compulsory final project 12
TOTAL 240

Subjects by year and semester

FIRST YEAR
Subject Semester Type Credits
Major Conflicts in the Contemporary World 1 FB 6
Methods and Techniques in Communication Research 1 FB 6
Text Production in Catalan 1 FB 6
Theory and History of Communication 1 FB 6
Trends in Contemporary Arts 1 FB 6
Contemporary Thought 2 FB 6
Culture and Communication 2 FB 6
Economics in the Current World-System 2 FB 6
Semiotics of Communication 2 FB 6
Text Production in Spanish 2 FB 6
SECOND YEAR
Subject Semester Type Credits
Audiovisual Communication 1 OB 6
Documentation and Information Systems 1 OB 6
Genres and Forms of Written Communication 1 OB 6
Principles of Business Administration and Management 1 OB 6
Sectors in the Culture Industries 1 OB 6
Cinema and the Culture Industry 2 OB 6
Creation, Management and Evaluation of Culture Industries 2 OB 6
Genres and Forms of Oral Communication 2 OB 6
Online Communication and Production 2 OB 6
The Audiovisual Production Process 2 OB 6
THIRD YEAR
Subject Semester Type Credits
Analysis of Media Discourse 1 OB 6
Design and Publication of Multimedia Products 1 OB 6
Business Communication 2 OB 6
English for Professional Purposes 2 OB 6
Marketing and Distribution of Cultural Products 2 OB 6
Reception and Criticism of Cultural Products 2 OB 6
Television and Radio in the Twenty-First Century 2 OB 6
Optatives Subjects 1 OT 18
FOURTH YEAR
Subject Semester Type Credits
Institutional or Company Placement Annual PR 24
Final Project 2 TR 12
Law, Ethics and Deontology in the Culture Industries 2 OB 6
Optatives Subjects 1 OT 18

Pathways and specializations

Major in Communication
Major in Culture Industries