Degree In Audiovisual Communication

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Degree In Audiovisual Communication

Presentation

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The audiovisual industry remains one of the fastest-growing sectors on the world stage, having produced a significant impact on modern-day society through media channels such as television, cinema and new multimedia products.

As a direct result of the rapid advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) within the audiovisual field, new channels and services have emerged, together with the subsequent need to design new strategies aimed at maintaining audience loyalty while also engaging with other potential target audiences.

The ever-growing expansion of new technologies, products and processes in audiovisual production and broadcasting represents a major challenge, but at the same time provides a great opportunity for newly-qualified media professionals.

For these reasons, the Degree in Audiovisual Communication from UNEATLANTICO has been designed with the aim of enabling students to develop competences in the following areas:

  • Communication process analysis and awareness of the Information Society
  • Command of conventional techniques involved in audiovisual production and direction
  • Tools for understanding and creating multimedia products
  • Design and management of self-generated audiovisual projects
  • Possibility of specialising in the areas of Advertising and Communication,and Journalism

Competences of the degree

All the competences developed by the students of the Undergraduate Degree In Audiovisual Communication once completed their studies can be consulted in the link below:

Competences of the degree

Career Opportunities

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Students graduating in Audiovisual Communication may choose to work in the following professions:

  • Director and producer in the fields of video, television and cinema
  • Director of audiovisual productions
  • Engineer in audiovisual production and post-production
  • Designer and manager of multimedia projects
  • Director of press offices and communication departments in public and private entities
  • Professional in the field of public, private, state and regional television
  • Professional in the area of communication projects within institutions of asocial or educational nature

Bilingual Education

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L’anglais, la clé de ton présent et de ton futur

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English, the key to your present and your future

In today´s world, one of the essential tools for international communication and the key that opens opportunities to finding a job, both in Spain and abroad, is knowing English.

In our country, 80% of the job offers already require a high proficiency of this language, and in many cases, this requirement is more important than personal and professional qualifications.

If is for this reason that UNEATLANTICO places special emphasis on undergraduate students attaining proficiency in the language. From the first year on, students are encouraged to register for extra-curricular classes in preparation for successfully completing study of their regular subjects taught in English throughout their degree.

This way, regardless of their initial proficiency level, the language program based on tutorial support, specialized materials, and small classes, allows students to later follow their dual language (English-Spanish) courses in sequence so that they finish their degree having acquired a bilingual skill set that is applicable in their profession.

Engage in your profession

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UNEATLÁNTICO reproduit des environnements de travail réels

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UNEATLANTICO creates an authentic business environment

The campus of the Universidad Europea del Atlántico is designed so that students can practise their profession from the first year onwards. The University offers modern and fully-equipped facilities that simulate the authentic business environments that students will experience upon completing their degree. There are laboratories for the study of Physiology, Food Technology, Languages, Food Science and Biomechanics, while dedicated facilities are provided for projects involving computing, business, nutritional assistance, psychological guidance and counselling, and translation and interpretation. In addition, the University also offers computer labs, a library, as well as radio and television production and post-production studios.

Faculty motivate students to become involved in campus life and guide them towards creating projects and developing ideas that enhance their professional development from the the very first year of their studies. The learning model is not limited to covering a syllabus, but intends to guarantee a solid theoretical-practical education in which students feel fully engaged in their professional area.

Furthermore, the University has signed numerous internship agreements with a wide range of business entities that complement formal university education and facilitate the development of the cross-curricular skills needed to break into the job market.

A true indication of the importance that the University places on innovation and knowledge transfer is the establishment of the Centre for Research and Industrial Technology of Cantabria (CITICAN). CITICAN is a scientific foundation through which RDI (Research, Development and Innovation) from the academic institution is channelled.

Degree

Once the student has completed the program, they will obtain a GRADUATE DEGREE IN AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION as issued by the European University of the Atlantic.

Study Programme

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First Year

Second Year

Third Year

SEMESTER 1
SUBJECTS CREDITS
TOTAL 30
History of Cinema and Television 6
Audiovisual Post-production 6
Evolution of Audiovisual Technology 6
English III 6
Elective (EL) I 6
AVAILABLE OPTIONS
Print Design and Composition (EL) 6
Advertising Creation (TV, Radio, Print) (EL) 6
Fundamentals of Programming (EL) 6
SEMESTER 2
SUBJECTS CRÉDITS
TOTAL 30
Information and Knowledge Society 6
Production in New Media and Formats 6
Direction of Photography 6
English IV 6
Elective II 6
AVAILABLE OPTIONS
Theory and Practice of Journalistic News Writing (EL) 6
Campaign Design and Planning (EL) 6
Programming (EL) 6

Fourth Year

SEMESTER 1
SUBJECTS CREDITS
TOTAL 30
Internship I 6
Artistic Direction 6
Digital Animation 6
Audiovisual Project Management 6
Elective III 6
AVAILABLE OPTIONS
Theory and Practice of Journalistic Genres (Interpretation and Opinion) (EL) 6
Strategic Management in Communications Offices and Advertising Agencies (EL) 6
Web Programming I (EL) 6
SEMESTER 2
SUBJECTS CREDITS
TOTAL 30
Internship II 6
Film Direction 6
Business Economics and Entrepreneurship 6
Final Project 6
Elective IV 6
AVAILABLE OPTIONS
Information Law (EL) 6
Professional Ethics in Communication (EL) 6
Web Programming II (EL) 6

Attention to diversity: For students with special needs, the Action protocol for students with special education needs will be followed, and the need of possible curricular adaptations, schedule alterations or alternative studies will be considered. 

Admission profile

This Degree is meant for people with clear professional and personal goals, who provide maturity and contribute to the mutual enrichment among their peers. It aims to provide a context in which applicants can develop a profitable long-term relationship with their peers, teachers, former students and the institution.

On a more general note, the applicants who want to study in this university must have the following traits:

  • Leadership: the university is interested in applicants qualified for teamwork, with self-confidence, initiative, able to work under pressure, great communication skills and a high sense of ethics.
  • Academic journey and professional motivation: the applicants must have finished their studies according to the Spanish university system within a reasonable period of time and satisfactory academic results. Previous work experience will also be considered a positive, same as any other complementary training that applicants may possess as relevant for the position.
  • Languages: considering the international and global aspect that the university wishes to have, being proficient in English is a valued requirement during the admissions process. Furthermore, students whose native language is not Spanish and want admission into the university, must certify that they have the required level to take the subjects in Spanish. Any other language will be considered a distinguishing feature during the admissions process.

Furthermore, students whose native language is not Spanish and want admission into the university, must certify that they have the required level to take the subjects in Spanish. Any other language will be considered a distinguishing feature during the admissions process.

Personal characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Global citizens.
  • Leadership capacity.

Educational goals:

  • A prestigious international institution.
  • A flexible study plan.
  • Innovative learning methodology.
  • Personalized education: small groups, tutoring system.
  • Practical approach aimed at the job market: seminars, conferences, internships.
  • Exchange programs with universities in other parts of the world.
  • Comprehensive training.

Apart from the general features of the students of this university, students of Business Administration and Management must have the following characteristics as related to the Degree:

Personal characteristics:

The following are guiding criteria that strictly follow the criteria of non-discrimination based on race, nationality, ideology, gender or religion. The following will be valued:

  • Interest for culture, both your own and others.
  • Intellectual curiosity and interest in reflecting about the value of political inter-cultural communication, discovering the background rules on how contemporary societies are organized and how international social agents interact and innovate in organizing and decision making.
  • Ease with oral and written expression.
  • International experience through travel and school trips.
  • Understanding ethics as the main engine of human decisions.

Academic characteristics:

The recommended academic profile reflects the admissions requirement as specified on this webpage. Furthermore, we are looking for an interdisciplinary profile that is inclusive and open to a variety of profiles, since we are aware of the assets this may offer.

This interdisciplinary, inclusive and open, profile refers to Secondary Education students who did not study a specific Bachelor’s field, since it is not a requirement for admission into the Degree. The diverse academic profile of students is considered instructive for the teaching-learning group.