Objectives and competences

The Master's degree programme uses a "learning by doing" methodology to help students write beautiful, well-constructed stories, while fostering and strengthening each one's creative abilities and voice. It prepares students to work on audiovisual projects for fiction, documentaries and/or entertainment, with teaching staff consisting of acclaimed screenwriters and scholars. It offers comprehensive training that gives students the necessary skills to embark on a successful career. It is offered in both face-to-face and online formats.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat d'Informació i Mitjans Audiovisuals
Branch of knowledge
  • Cultural industries: design, animation, cinematography and audiovisual production
  • Journalism, communication, advertising and public relations
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course1 academic year
Enrolment fee:First year: 4.000,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:06/10/2023
Master's degree course homepage www.masterguio.cat
ManagmentFedele , Maddalena
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- Acquire specialized training to become a highly qualified scriptwriter.
- Upon completing the training, be fully prepared to create and work on audiovisual projects related to fiction, documentaries or entertainment programmes.
- From an approach that covers all kinds of audiovisual discourses, based on the methodology of 'learning by doing' or, in this specific case, writing, to gain a multi-faceted profile that goes beyond cinema.
- To gain essential theoretical knowledge and practical experience in writing, analysing and re-writing scripts as an essential way to attain excellence, as in the professional world.
- At all times, students can rely on the skill, supervision and support of teaching staff, made up of recognised scriptwriters and university lecturers specialised in the audiovisual field.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- First, students of the bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Communication and Journalism from the University of Lleida and the bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Barcelona.
- Graduates with qualifications in areas of communication, languages and humanities, fine arts and philology, and other studies relating to audiovisual and literary creation who wish to work in the audiovisual world.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat d'nformació i Mitjans Audiovisuals
Melcior de Palau, 140

08014 - Barcelona
Email address:sed.informacio.audiovisuals@ub.edu
Telephone:934 035 770

For further enquiries

Address:UDL. Jorge Nieto // UB Maddalena Fedele
Melcior de Palau, 140

08014 - Barcelona
Email address:info@masterguio.cat
Telephone:973 702 116
Observations:Thursday and Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.