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Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Language Sciences


Primeiro ciclo




Maria Teresa Brocardo

Opening date

September 12, 2011


25 vagas


999,71€ (Fees can be paid in two instalments)


Please email the ´Coordenador da licenciatura´ to previously schedule an appointment.

Education objectives

1. To understand and to describe the way by which language activity, in both spoken and written forms, is part of a more general set of communicative activities; 2. To acquire basic knowledge, within various frameworks, in main areas of linguistics – phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse – fundamental for an understanding of language activity; 3. To understand the mechanisms underlying language variation and change phenomena and to use adequate methods and theoretical concepts; 4. To understand and to describe the relationships between language and cognition, language and society, and language and discourse; 5. To develop abilities to analyse, describe and explain the functioning of different natural languages, assessing the appropriateness of distinct theoretical frameworks; 6. To master basic techniques of linguistic data collection, analysis and interpretation; 7. To develop abilities to use new technologies in the study and analysis of spoken and written linguistic productions; 8. To develop competences for the application of the acquired knowledge to different areas, e.g. language pathologies, translation studies, language teaching/learning, elaboration of scientific, didactic and lexicographic tools, among others.

Access conditions

Completion of secondary education, with a minimum entry grade of 9.5 on a scale of 0 to 20. Students may also be admitted to Higher Education through special access and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers.

Degree pre-requisites

Each student must obtain 180 credits: 120 credits from compulsory courses of the study programme, 30 credits from restricted options among which the student takes either the 12-credit Language Sciences Seminar or the 12-credit Work Experience in Language Sciences, and 30 credits from free options or a Minor from another academic area. Each semester the student may not enrol in more than 30 credits and must respect any pre-requisites which have been set. At the beginning of each semester, the student is advised as to which courses are the most appropriate for their academic pathway and which they should take.

Access to other courses

Completion of the licenciatura degree allows the holder to apply for Masters programmes, or other post-graduate courses including those which do not confer a degree.

Evaluation rules

Assessment is in accordance with the assessment regulations approved by the competent statutory body.


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Code Name ECTS
Code Name ECTS
711131055 Discourse Analysis 6.0
711131058 Language Acquisition 6.0
711131044 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis 6.0
711131049 Phonetics 6.0
711131050 Phonology 6.0
711131056 History of the Portuguese Language 6.0
711131043 Introduction to Language Sciences 6.0
711131054 Lexicologia e Lexicografia (not translated) 6.0
711131025 Historical Linguistics 6.0
711131046 Research Methods and Techniques in Linguistics 6.0
711131051 Morphology 6.0
711131031 Pragmática (not translated) 6.0
711131045 Text Practices 6.0
711131032 Psycholinguistics 6.0
711131048 Representation of Spoken and Written Language 6.0
711131053 Semantics 6.0
711131052 Syntax 6.0
711131040 Sociolinguistics 6.0
Opção Condicionada
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Opção Condicionada 1
Code Name ECTS
711131059 Aquisição de Língua Estrangeira (not translated) 6.0
711131060 Word Formation 6.0
711131047 Introdução à Linguística Informática (not translated) 6.0
711131061 Linguística do Texto (not translated) 6.0
711131075 Linguística para a Tradução (not translated) 6.0
711031079 Logic 6.0
711131062 Ordem de Palavras e Interpretação (not translated) 6.0
711131063 Language Pathologies 6.0
711131065 Semântica e Cognição (not translated) 6.0
711131066 Terminologia (not translated) 6.0
O aluno escolhe três unidades curriculares deste conjunto.
Opção Condicionada 2
Code Name ECTS
711131080 Estágio de Ciências da Linguagem (not translated) 10.0
711131079 Seminário de Ciências da Linguagem (not translated) 10.0
O aluno escolhe uma unidade curricular deste conjunto.
Opção Condicionada 3
Code Name ECTS
711101056 German A2.1 4.0
711101057 German A2.2 4.0
711101052 German B1.1 4.0
711101053 German B1.2 4.0
711101054 Alemão B2.1 (not translated) 4.0
711101055 Alemão B2.2 (not translated) 4.0
711111067 Spanish A2.1 4.0
711111068 Spanish A2.2 4.0
711111069 Spanish B1.1 4.0
711111070 Spanish B1.2 4.0
711111071 Spanish B2.1 4.0
711111072 Spanish B2.2 4.0
711111078 Francês A2.1 (not translated) 4.0
711111079 French A2.2 4.0
711111080 Francês B1.1 (not translated) 4.0
711111081 Francês B1.2 (not translated) 4.0
711111082 French B2.1 4.0
711111083 French B2.2 4.0
711121044 English B2.1 4.0
711121045 English B2.2 4.0
711121046 English C1.1.1 4.0
711121047 English C1.1.2 4.0
711121048 English C1.2 4.0
711121049 English C2.1 4.0
711111101 Italian A2.1 4.0
711111102 Italiano A2.2 (not translated) 4.0
711111103 Italian B1.1 4.0
711111104 Italian B1.2 4.0
711111105 Italian B2.1 4.0
711111106 Italian B2.2 4.0
O aluno escolhe dois níveis de uma das seguintes línguas.
Opção Condicionada 4
Code Name ECTS
711131020 Linguística Alemã (not translated) 6.0
711131022 Spanish Linguistics 6.0
711131024 French Linguistics 6.0
711131026 Linguística Inglesa (not translated) 6.0
711131077 Linguística Italiana (not translated) 6.0
O aluno escolha uma unidade curricular deste conjunto.
Opção Condicionada 5
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Opção Condicionada 6
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Opção Livre
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Opções - Demografia e Sociologia da População
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Opções - Metodologia
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Opções - Sociologia do Conhecimento e da Cultura
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Opções - Sociologia do Território e do Ambiente
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Opções - Sociologia Económica e das Organizações
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Opções - Sociologia Histórica e Política
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Opções - Teorias Sociológicas
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Unidade Curricular Propedêutica
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