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Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS
Bachelor | 6 Semesters | 180 ECTS
National access competition/tender:
Having completed the 12th grade;
A grade higher than 95 points (range 0-200), in the following entrance exams:
17 Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences
In accordance with Decree 401/2007, of April 5.
Special competition/tender for those over the age of 23:
On completing 23 years of age by the 31st of December of the preceding year
Those not entitled access to higher education (if they have undertaken and been approved in the entrance test for the college they want to enter, they are entitled to the referred access).
Special competition/tender for higher education graduates and Diplomas in Specialized Technology:
(In accordance with Decree-Law No. 393-B/99, of 2 October;
In accordance with Ordinance No. 854-A/99, of 4 October;
In accordance with Decree-Law No. 88/2006, of May 23).
Have completed a total of 180 ECTS
Journalism is essential to the existence of a democratic society. The Licentiate degree in Communications and Journalism prepares students for an increasingly competitive labour market, marked by the investment on the convergence of journalism and the growing ethical requirements of the profession. Investment on the articulation of a solid theoretical foundation with a practical training that brings them closer to the day-to-day of the multimedia editorial staff. It has a highly qualified faculty that is specialized in the field that it teaches, and is structured in two areas. A specialization according to the means: written, radio, television and digital. Broadening of fields of knowledge: sports journalism, economic journalism, journalism, science journalism, political journalism, journalism and European institutions.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
This degree is distinguished by technological investment that characterizes the Lusophone University (Universidade Lusófona). It provides the students with infrastructures and equipment that enhance the optimization of their training and complement the indispensable theoretical dimension of a university course.
At the end of first year the students will already master the basic tools of the professional practice. Thereafter, they begin to be referred either to internal projects, such as the "Journalism at Lusófona" blog and LOC - "Lusophone Online: Contents" (LOC - "Lusófona Online: Conteúdos"), internships in various media companies.
Preparing media professionals and journalists that are capable of dealing with a job market that is in constant evolution is the main objective of the Licentiate degree in Communication and Journalism.
The Licentiate degree in Communication and Journalism provides adequate training for further studies in the 2nd cycle, in the areas of Journalism, Communication Sciences, Arts and Information Technology.
The course is associated with RCCAIT CICANT - Research Centre on Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (CICANT - Centro de Investigação em Comunicação, Artes e Novas Tecnologias), which integrates the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technology (Escola de Comunicação, Artes e Tecnologias da Informação - ECATI) at ULHT, in which the majority of the faculty conducts develops scientific activities.
General multimedia journalist. Specialized journalist (including politics, economy, sports, science, culture). Press Journalist (dailies, weeklies, magazines, regional press). Radio journalist (national, regional and local radio). TV journalist (general and specialized). Digital Journalist (individual titles and associates).
Jornalismo e reportagem | Informação e jornalismo | Ciências sociais, comércio e direito