The Master in Strategic Communication and Leadership program aims to develop knowledge in the current context of communication and, at the same time, develop to the students the ability to understand the different types of leadership present in the context of the market.
Because the new technologies and information systems have growing relevance for the organizations, this master’s seeks to promote, through technical and theoretical expertise, reflexive thinking on the role of strategic communication in organizations identity.
The Master’s Degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership is renowned for the high employability rate of its students and is recognized as Top 12 Best European Master’s in Communication by the prestigious Eduniversal Ranking. This stems from its combination of 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.
The professional opportunities arising out of the major Strategic Communication and Leadership include the following:
Business relations with the media and the market in general;
Formal or informal leadership functions in professional and social contexts.
Why Católica-Human Sciences Masters?
Seeking to prepare competent and integral professionals, the Católica-Human Sciences Master's Degree students may draw upon a vast reputation and track record duly reflected in the high levels of employability of its students. Three of our MA Programs are ranked among the very best in the world in the fields of Arts Management, Communication Sciences, and Marketing.
With curricular options emerging from the vanguard of scientific research while tailored to the realities of the business world, the Faculty of Human Sciences presents a solid and diversified range of Master’s Degree programs.
The Católica-Human Sciences programs also draw upon a highly qualified teaching staff, including renowned international speakers with internationalization further encouraged through student exchanges and inclusion into European research networks.
Our Master’s Degrees constitute specialist options of excellence, preparing students to develop the reflective thinking necessary to becoming high-quality professionals, with ethical training, and under the care of high-profile researchers and professors.
Additionally, Católica-Human Sciences students gain access to a very broad range of partnerships and internships for the benefit of their curricular and extra-curricular activities.
Awards and Partnerships
In order to maintain a dynamic relationship with the market, focused on acquiring knowledge and developing professional skills, the Master's Degree in Communication Studies runs a range of different partnerships with public and private organizations.
Through those partnerships, the Faculty of Human Sciences is able to reward students attaining high academic performance levels with awards and internships.
Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP)
Internships and field work.
OCI - Observatory of Internal Communication and Corporate Identity
"Best Academic Work FCH-UCP" providing public appreciation and recognition of an academic study on internal communication, corporate identity, and branding.
Porter Novelli Portugal
Paid-internship to the best student from the Communication, Organization, and Leadership major.
BA Degree preferably in a related field of studies (Humanities and Social Sciences);
The Master's degree requires a minimum of B2 level of English according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).
Documents required for the application
Curriculum Vitae in English or Portuguese;
University Transcripts of Records;
Motivation Letter - The motivation letter should introduce yourself to the selection committee, explaining why you have chosen this program and why you would be a good fit;
Identification document (Passport or ID card).
Note: Besides those mentioned above, any other documents you find relevant to your application may be included (e.g. reference letter).
"The Master’s Degree in Communication Studies at Católica offers students the opportunity to learn more about the global world we find ourselves in, but above all, it allows the exercise of self-knowledge and personal reflection, which is essential to better understand the complexity of human relationships.
More than endowing me with the skills necessary to my professional life, Católica shall always remain the place where, through work and dedication, ideas became certainties and dreams became realities. It is an investment of value for all time."