Communication and Mobile Devices

5 ECTS / Semester / Portuguese

This curricular unit aims to provide students with a critical understanding of the role of mobile communications in various spheres of society. Students will develop applied projects after a theoretical exploration of the social impact of mobile communications: on interpersonal relationships, identity, privacy, sense of space and vigilance.
The overall objective is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of theoretical and applied approaches to moving media through the development of research and creative projects.

At the end of the course unit students should:

  • To know how to identify the theoretical framework and current empirical research on mobile communication technologies;
  • Understand the history and policies of mobile technologies.


  • Be able to develop a research work about the curricular unit or using mobile technologies to support their research;
  • Be able to create a mobile media project.


Aluna do Doutoramento em Ciências da Comunicação na Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Lisboa, Mestre em Comunicação Digital pela Universidade Católica…