All about this master, Master in Communication Studies Faculty of Human Sciences - Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Portugal - Western Europe
Corporate Communication
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Faculty of Human Sciences - Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Master in Communication Studies

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Program overview

The Master's program aims to develop knowledge in the current context of communication and, at the same time, promote to the students the ability to understand the growing relevance of the new technologies and information systems present in the context of the market.

The course is known for the high employability rate of its students – 98%. This stems from its combination of a solid theoretical training and the application of knowledge to concrete cases in order to boost the autonomy of students in terms of the development of professional projects as well as scientific research.

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor

Tuition & Fees

Between 7500 and 8000 €

For detailed information about tuition fees, please visit our website.

Employment opportunities & career impact

Annual salary after graduation

  • Average Salary : 15820 € (EUR)
  • Minimum Salary : 10850 € (EUR)
  • Maximum Salary : 18200 € (EUR)

Average time for obtaining the first job offer : Less than 3 month.

Employment opportunities :

  • Corporate relations with the media and the market in general
  • Internal Communication
  • Formal or informal functions of leadership in professional and social contexts

Program enrolment information and statistics

Students Age
Average age 22 years

Application Deadlines

Early Bird

  • Applications: from February 22 to March 26
  • Interviews: on a rolling basis
  • Posting of Results: April 12
  • Registration and Enrollment: from April 13 to 22

1st Phase

  • Applications: from April 13 to May 14
  • Interviews: on a rolling basis
  • Posting of Results: May 26
  • Registration and Enrollment: from May 27 to June 8

2nd Phase

  • Applications: May 27 to July 2
  • Interviews: on a rolling basis
  • Posting of Results: July 14
  • Registration and Enrollment: from July 15 to 23

Campus facilities & Student Life

We challenge our students to explore the city of Lisbon, one of the most hospitable cities in the world. In addition to the vast historical, cultural and gastronomic heritage, the city offers different activities to explore the essence of the country.

Lisbon offers a wide range of student accommodation, from university residences to rooms or shared houses. In addition to the Feminine University Residence available to the Catholic University, the Faculty of Human Sciences has partnerships with residences located in the heart of the city that make some discounts to students of the Faculty.


Choose a Master, an MS or an MBA in Corporate Communication

Pictogramme The Sector of Corporate Communication

Every business and every company requires a communication strategy aligned with their business objectives. This communication must be unforgettable and efficient. It must cover the traditional and the online means. The results of an appropriate communication strategy are the understanding by the clients of the company and the product, the creation of the necessity and the creation of a link between them and the company. Corporate communication is a window of opportunity for your business and it can make the difference between succeed and failure. Thus, every business company decides to invest in their communication department with the objective to catch any new opportunity of growth and to be prepare to the future.

Pictogramme The Sector of Corporate Communication

The Master’s Degree in Corporate Communication is designed to train communication professionals in developing communication plans efficient, originals and creatives. They will be also prepared to work in companies and organizations as well as in communication agencies. These future professionals will be able to develop perfect communication, public relations and advertising strategies. Everything from an innovative manner. This prospective professionals will master the channels through which your target audience moves to approach the public in a more accessible way. Another work area is the definition and care of the business brand and reputation This can be the key for companies and communications consultants of the growth of an organization in the coming years.

Pictogramme To Work in Western Marketing

The digital transformations of recent years have conditioned the functioning of communication. The business world has been transformed by the digitalization, and companies, forced to modify their business strategies, have found new possibilities to reach the public more economically, directly and efficiently. Corporate Communication is responsible for transmitting any information message from a company to the public, acting as an intermediary or link between company and recipient. Its objectives relate to the brand, image, reputation and corporate identity of the company, social responsibility, internal/external communication and corporate crisis management. Corporate Communication offers numerous professional outcomes, such as relations with the media, management of databases, management of web content, management of the business brand and organization of events

Pictogramme Corporate Communication in 2019

The establishment of a direct communication in which citizens can express their concerns and opinions has changed the relationship between the target public, the organization, the access and among of information and the environment. This fact is due to the digitization phenomena and the impact of social networks, among another factors. Due to new technologies, it is important to improve the content and design of the company’s websites, social networks and virtual communities. Another important part of the job is to development of strategies and campaigns in mobile device applications and on social networks. Future workers must take into account the planning on offline and online channels, the creation of efficiently digital marketing strategies and the understanding the sales process in international contexts B2B.

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