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Programme code: 3106

Regulations: Real Decreto 99/2011

Knowledge branch: Arts and humanities

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Organised by:Department of Theory of Languages and Communication Sciences

Management Centre:Postgraduate School

Participant Universities:University of Valencia-General Study

Programme coordinator:Dr Carlos Hernández Sacristán

1st year available places:30 places

Aims: The competencies correspond to the general goals of the qualification and it have the following characteristics: - To ensure the basic competencies gathered in the RD 1393/2007 and those others that are in the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education, MECES. - They match the needs of social and employment demands-They are assessable.

Description: The Doctoral Programme in “Communication” aims to: -To deep in the knowledge of the basic principles of communication and the shaping of the world view through language and culture. - To recognise and to reflect around the communicative policies of different media systems. -To analyse the impact of new technologies in the social and political organisation, at all levels, from administrative and bureaucratic to cultural and economic spheres. - To achieve the appropriate competencies of media languages used in the communicative flow of the information society. To achieve the suitability for teaching performance in the context of training and employment integration within the European Higher Education Area. - To acquire the competencies and skills needed in the development of media research projects.

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