Bachelor in Communication and Digital MediaBring out your creativity and make brands matter
creatively minded with an international outlook. You are eager to influence change and truly engage with global audiences.
a program that develops your critical and strategic thinking skills. You want to find creative and meaningful ways to engage people with brands through dynamic, hands-on and technically well-executed project creation.
- an advertising champion
- a digital content creator
- a digital media strategist
- a branding account executive
- a communication manager
- a marketing communication manager
The Bachelor in Communication and Digital Media is fully compliant with the Bologna Process, and is accredited by the Spanish government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
Segovia or Madrid
LIQUID LEARNING AT IE UNIVERSITY
Find out more about our Liquid Learning Model.
Agility, flexibility and fluidity are key to navigating today’s increasingly digital, constantly changing world.
At IE University we have developed Liquid Learning, a unique and evidence-based educational model that transcends conventional learning methodologies and platforms by fusing physical and digital learning spaces so that you can access first-rate education, no matter where you are.
In the particular case of the Bachelor in Communication and Digital Media, you are expected to attend your classes in person. However, if you are unable to attend for justifiable reasons, you have the possibility to participate remotely as a temporary solution.
You can study the Bachelor in Communication and Digital Media in Segovia and Madrid.
If you decide to start in Segovia, you will spend year one and two at the campus in Segovia, before moving to Madrid for year three and four. If you start the program in Madrid, however, you will spend all four years of the program in the Spanish capital.
Bachelor in Communication and Digital Media
Centres of study and Number of places
Centro de Estudios Superiores IE (Madrid) – 60 places
Facultad de Ciencias Humanas, Sociales y de Comunicación (Segovia) – 60 places
Total number of credits: 240 ECTS*
Distribution of credits and subjects**:
Core subjects – 60 ECTS
Mandatory subjects – 138 ECTS
Elective subjects – 30 ECTS
Final Project – 12 ECTS
Area of knowledge
Journalism, Communication, Advertising and Public Relations
Spanish ministry’s registry of universities, centres and degrees
*European Credit Transfer System
**The character of the subjects is defined by the Spanish legislation
***Quality Assurance Agency for the University System in Castilla y León
Our Bachelor Degree in Communication and Digital Media Pillars
BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN STRATEGY AND CREATIVITY
This unique degree is more than a communication program. With diverse learning methodologies and state-of-the-art tools, your expressive creativity will be further complemented with effective and meaningful communication strategies to deliver the right messages to the right audiences.
BENEFIT FROM A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF EXPERTISE
IE’s extensive expertise in human sciences and technology, coupled with IE Business School’s entrepreneurial know-how, provides the perfect combination to train our students to become an active part of the media and communication industries.
LIVE THE MEDIALAB
IE has been ranked 10th worldwide for innovation in technologies and teaching. Equipped with the latest tools and digital technologies, the MediaLab breeds a culture of learning throughout the program. This innovative space provides students with access to all the resources, methodologies and support needed to bring their ideas to life.
BE PART OF A DIVERSE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Our diverse environment gives you the international outlook needed to be successful on a global scale. With over 70% of students coming from more than 100 countries outside Spain, you will study in a truly international community. With further prestigious exchange programs and internship opportunities around the world, the international experience gained at IE will give you a global perspective on your sector.
OBTAIN A FULLY ACCREDITED DEGREE
The Bachelor in Communication and Digital Media is fully compliant with the Bologna Process and accredited by the Spanish government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). This 4-year program consists of a total of 240 ECTS credits.
The pillars of Communication and Digital Media at IE University
DEVELOP A VERSATILE PROFILE
This program has been designed to prepare multifaceted professionals who are capable of tackling challenges in the fast-paced communication and digital world. Thanks to the unique design and structure of this program, you will gain the essential knowledge and skills you need to become a corporate and marketing communication professional. As an expert in this field, you will be capable of leading teams in this thrilling and dynamic industry, whether it be in a business setting or a more commercial environment.
UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY AND THINK CRITICALLY
Learning how to balance creativity and strategy is crucial for delivering successful communication campaigns. In this program you will unleash your creativity through challenges aimed at exploring the boundaries of your imagination. You will also learn how to combine these creative skills with strategic and critical thinking methods. This will allow you to channel your ideas into practical, effective communication strategies.
MAKE AN IMPACT THROUGH CONTENT
Today more than ever, content plays a key role in delivering effective communication and marketing messages. In this program, you will learn how to create the right content for the right audiences, and how to deliver it through the most effective channels. You will learn these skills through practice and by applying class knowledge to real-life challenges and projects.
EXPERIMENT IN THE MEDIALAB
Our MediaLab is the perfect environment to experiment and bring your projects to life. In this environment, you will have access to state-of-the-art resources and tools that will help you create, design, and produce all kinds of communication projects. The MediaLab is a key element of your undergraduate experience at IE University—a place where you’ll be able to truly combine teamwork, creative skills, and strategic vision to make your ideas happen.
From your very first semester to the end of your fourth year, you will dive into the MediaLab culture, building up a portfolio of projects and a proficiency with materials that will make your resume shine. And for you budding communications executives, mold the MediaLab to your needs as a hub to implement and manage tools needed to convey different professional messages.
No matter your aim or ambition, as you work on projects and assignments in a disruptive, collaborative environment, you will enter the job market ahead of the game, ready to take on the challenges of the future.
THE MEDIALAB OFFERS THE FOLLOWING FACILITIES:
The Oven is designed as a hub for students to mix their different ideas and bake them to perfection. This is a meeting space, where you can explore visual references, pick apart movies and tv shows together and come up with strategies to implement your own projects.
Use the Production Studio to suit your production needs: as a audio-visual project-executing facility or as a resource for technical support in the production stage.
The Photography Studio is an area to conduct photo shoots for print and web projects.
In the Editing Room all audiovisual your editing and post production project needs are met, with plenty of technical staff support on hand to help you look for solutions when finalizing your projects.
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Language Proficiency Track
Success in global business depends on our ability to communicate. With this in mind, our programs seek to immerse students in the real-world conditions of the international business markets. This bachelor's degree is taught entirely in English in order to prepare students for future careers in top organizations. For students looking to improve their English skills, we offer a special Language Proficiency Track (LPT) in year one to help students progressively adapt to studying in English.