Checking date: 28/04/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Master's Thesis
Study: Master in Applied Research in Media (248)

Coordinating teacher: MACIA BARBER, CARLOS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Communication

Type: Master Final Project
ECTS Credits: 12.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Core module.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
The student is able to: - Write a realistic research work focused on the development of some of the topics of the Master. - Apply their knowledge to a specific object of study. - Articulate a coherent hypotheses and a methodology adapted to the object of study. - Clearly and concisely structure a text. - Establish a logical continuity between hypothetical ideas, demonstration and conclusions. - Appropriately document their research, paying particular attention to the history and current state of research on the subject under study. - Develop a personal and rigorous discourse and offer innovative approaches. - Make a public defense of his/her research with speech correction.
Description of contents: programme
The work will be supervised by a tutor responsible for the research. The supervisor will be a lecturer with a Ph.D. degree. The research work carried out must be related to one of the topics of the Master.
Learning activities and methodology
The necessary coordination mechanisms will be established to ensure consistency of assessment systems and tutoring in the Master.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 100
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 0
Assessment Matrix
Basic Bibliography
  • BERGER, Arthur A.. Media and communication research methods : an introduction to qualitative and quantitative approaches. Los Angeles: SAGE. 2016
  • O'REILLY, Michelle y KIYIMBA, Nikki . Advanced qualitative research : a guide to using theory. Los Angeles: SAGE. 2015
Detailed subject contents or complementary information about assessment system of B.T.
Additional information

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.