Career

Social Communication

Bachelor in Social Communication

The Social Communicator graduated at UPAL is a professional who develops in various fields of communication, characterized by the use of technological and digital media with theoric and practical knowledge. Is a specialist in production and management of multimedia and social media resources. Is a competent, critical and creative professional who assumes his formative commitment to recognize the complexity of communicative phenomenon in dialogue with other sciences. Is a professional with experience in research, project management, production and administration of communication resources and ability in continuous learning to contribute to social, academic, scientific and ethical development.

Important Information

Degree

Semesters: 8

Career Duration: 4 Years

You will be able to have professional practices in the media, private and public companies as well as non-governmental entities.

The UPAL Social Communicator may work in:

  • Corporations, networks and institutions in the area of Communication
  • Public and private companies in Public Relations and Communication 
  • Massive media (Radio, Television and written press)  
  • Advertising and marketing companies 
  • NGOs, foundations and groups dedicated to development
  • International Development Organizations      
  • Institutions dedicated to cultural management 
  • Research departments. Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary  

Contacto Universidad

Campus Túpac Amaru

Túpac Amaru 1816
Esquina Paso del Inca
Cochabamba, Bolivia

(591) 4- 44486100
upal@upal.edu

Lu – Vie:

  • 8:00 a 15:30 hrs.
  • 14:30 a 18:30 hrs.

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Student Requirements

NATIONAL STUDENTS
– Photocopy of bachelor’s degree, legalized by the issuing University or SEDUCA.
– Original Birth Certificate.
– Photocopy of Identity Card.
Two 3 × 3 photographs with beige or light background.

FOREIGN STUDENTS
1.- Photocopy of bachelor’s degree or equivalent document that enables you to pursue higher studies, legalized by:

Option 1
Apostille Procedure (DS. 3541 of April 25, 2018) in the country of origin

Option 2
Ministry of Education of the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Country of Origin
Bolivian Consulate in the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Bolivia (Chancellery)
(both options are valid)

2.- Original Birth Certificate or photocopy, legalized by:

Option 1
Apostille Procedure (DS. 3541 of April 25, 2018) in the country of origin

Option 2
– Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Country of Origin
Bolivian Consulate in the Country of Origin
Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Bolivia (Chancellery)
(both options are valid)

3.- Photocopy of the passport with student VISA or legal residence in Bolivia
4.- Two 3 x 3 size photographs with beige or light background

Graduation Modalities

THESIS
Research work that is characterized by its methodological and scientific rigor in order to provide demonstrable solutions and answers to a scientific problem, formulating applicable alternatives or proposing practical or theoretical solutions.

2. DEGREE PROJECT
Consists of a written work that meets the demands of scientific methodology, which describes an ordered set of resources and actions leading to generate proposals related to plans, programs, models, prototypes, architectures, devices, codes, installers and others applicable to a certain process, unit, organization, group, product or service, for its improvement, innovation, modernization or technological development.

GRADE TEST
Consists of an evaluation through oral or written tests to measure the effectiveness of the professional training process, valuing knowledge, comprehension, analysis and the application of theories and procedures to situations in a determined discipline. The number of tests will be defined based on the number of areas or disciplines of the practice of the profession.

DIRECTED WORK
Consists in the elaboration of a systematic and methodical work, the result of the treatment of a practical problem or specific topic, developed in a public or private, productive or service institution, accredited and recognized in the respective branch or area of the discipline, which raises an applicable intervention proposal.

GRADUATION BY EXCELLENCE
Graduation by excellence is a modality that exempts outstanding students from going through other types or modalities of graduation; they voluntarily join this type of graduation.

Why study Social Communication at UPAL?

  • Highly trained and experienced teachers at workplace.
  • Professional practices in media, private and public companies as well as non-governmental entities.
  • Monitoring and personalized teaching.
  • Solid training based on personal skills and ethical values.
  • High technology to generate digital strategies.
  • Own digital radio and television centers.
  • Own equipment for practices.

Interested in this career? Our students and teachers have created this video to help you making the choice.