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Master's Degree in Strategic Communication in the Risk Society - 7th Edition

MASTERDEC, Master's degree in Strategic Communication in the Risk Society, is an official university master's degree taught by the Department of Communication Studies at the Rovira i Virgili University of Tarragona. It has the support of the URV-Repsol International Chair for Excellence in Communication and ASTERISC, a consolidated research group in communication.

The destinctive features of this Master's Degree are based on the concepts of strategy, internationalization and the MASTERDEC experience.

It focuses on strategic communication management in organizations, institutions and companies. Its basic objective is to train responsible and competent professionals to carry out academic research and provide them with knowledge of the concepts, skills and values of strategic communication in complex environments. It also trains the students in analysis, assessment, diagnosis, planning and implementation.

For the academic year 2016-17, MASTERDEC has promoted its specializations in Policital, Institutional and Corportate Communication, and Communication of Heritage, Territory and Tourism.

Career opportunities

The title enables the exercise of professional profiles relacionants with strategic communication in a broad sense:

  • Director / Head / Head of Communication in companies institutions and organizations
  • Responsible for Press Media and public relations
  • Head of Crisis Communication
  • Senior account Managers communication agencie, public relations or corporative image
  • Communications and corporative consultant
  • Corporate communications analysts, political and institutional
  • Researchers in universities or in terms of communication.

Master's degree in Strategic Communication in the Risk Society
Duration 60 ECTS credits - 1 year
Track Research and professional
Type Face-to-face
Timetable Classes are held from Monday to Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Language of instruction Spanish (90%); English (10%)
Places available  30

Faculty of Arts

Associated doctoral programme Anthropology and Communication
Course dates From 1st October 2016 to 30th May 2017
Master's degree thesis One call: June or September
Academic coordinator Dr. Enric Castelló
Coordinator's  email address enric.castello(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat
Master's degree webpage Master's degree in Strategic Communication in the Risk Society
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Administrative contact

Campus Catalunya Secretariat for Academic Management

977 297 000


Specific grants for this master's degree Tuition grants URV-Repsol Chair


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