The Stricto Sensu Graduate Program in Communication and Consumer Practices at ESPM (PPGCOM ESPM) started in 2006 with the academic Master's course and the Doctorate course was approved in 2012. Its objective is to train high-level professors and researchers , with national and international expertise, capable of carrying out and leading research, guidance and teaching activities in the area of communication and consumption. Its faculty and students have recognized intellectual production and the program is rated 5 by CAPESResearch linesCommunication, consumption and reception contextsStudy of historical landmarks and contemporary reception processes, as well as new practices and profiles of recipients / users. Focusing on the great economic, technological and socio-cultural contexts in which relations between communication and consumption are configured, we investigate the contexts and practices of reception that constitute and are constituted by phenomena of journalistic, corporate, advertising, audiovisual and other media expressions.Communication, consumption and production logicStudy of the logics and production systems that are evident in the processes, formats and communicational objects. Considering communication and consumption as socio-cultural phenomena, we investigate market dynamics and strategies, technological innovations and discursive production in audiovisual, journalistic, organizational, public, advertising and other languages in circulation.What you will learnThe course has a workload of 450 hours, composed of the following subjects:Compulsory CoursesScientific methodology
Research seminar I
Communication and media theories
History of communication and consumption interfaces IOptional subjectsContemporary themes in Communication, Consumption and Reception Contexts (I, II, III and IV)
Cultural studies, reception and consumption processes
Contemporary themes in Communication, Consumption and Production Logics (I, II, III and IV)
Capital, market, productive systemCredits required in subjects: 20 credits (16 in compulsory and 4 in optional) = Credit Hours: 300
Credits in scheduled activity: 6 credits = Credit Hours: 90
Credits in Dissertation Supervision (last academic semester of the Course): 4 credits = Credit Hours: 60
Total: 30 (Credit Hours: 450)Selective processTwenty (20) places will be offered for the master's degree, which may or may not be filled, according to the selection and classification criteria. The selection process consists of the following stages, qualifying and eliminating:Documentation evaluation
Foreign language exams
Oral test and evaluation of the research projectHandbagsKnow the types of scholarships accepted in the coursePromotion agenciesCAPES and FAPESP
Monthly fee exemption after the period of implementation and receiving support.
Aid to cover school fees (tuition).
There is no fee released, depending on the approval of the individual application of the scholarship application, with the consent of the advisor.Institutional ScholarshipOffered by ESPM
Scholarships offered by the Institution itself, to work with the program and the Dean of Research and Graduate Studies Stricto Sensu, at times established by the coordination. They include total or partial exemption from tuition.
CAPES and institutional scholarships will be implemented in March. Thus, the student who is awarded the scholarship must be aware of the payment of the enrollment fee and the monthly fee for the month of February. The renewal of the scholarship will be conditioned to the performance obtained and requirements demanded by the fellow in the Semester and Annual Evaluation of the Student.
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