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Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Spatial Planning and Geographic Information Systems

Cycle

Segundo ciclo

Degree

Master

Coordinator

Rui Pedro Julião

Opening date

September 2017

Vacancies

20

Fees

New students - 1.100,00

Schedule

distance e-learning

Education objectives

General Objectives
-Contribute to a culture of understanding and analyses of the territory;
-Contribute to better Spatial Planning practices;
-Increase the offer of lifelong training courses, adequate to the Bologna model.

Specific Objectives
-Provide a theoretical basis on Spatial Planning, based on the Portuguese example;
-Provide the students competences for a permanent knowledge construction;
-Provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to ensure a competent use of Geographic InformationSystems in Spatial Planning;
-Increase the offer of e-learning initiatives concerning spatial planning and Geographic Information Systems.

Access conditions

1) As provided in paragraph 1, article 17 of Decree-Law No. 74/2006 and republished by Decree-Law No. 115/2013. 2) Applicants meeting the requirements of academic and curricular expressed in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be selected taking into account the following criteria: a) degree classification; b) academic and scientific curriculum; c) Professional curriculum; d) Possible interview

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 2 years/4 semesters
Total credits: 120 credits (60 credits from curricular units + 60 credits from the non-teaching component)
Non-teaching component modes: Dissertation or Project Work or Internship with Report.


Access to other courses

Access to study programmes leading to a doctoral degree.

Evaluation rules

Academic Regulation for curricular units evaluation is available at intranet. A final grade, expressed as a number between 10 and 20 on a scale of 0 to 20 as well as its equivalent on the ECTS grading scale, is awarded for the post-graduate diploma. The final grade of the post-graduate diploma is the average, by credit, of the grades obtained in the course units in which the student obtained the 60 credits from the taught part of the Masters course. A final grade, expressed as a number between 10 and 20 on a scale of 0 to 20 as well as its equivalent on the ECTS grading scale, is awarded for the Masters degree. The final grade of the Masters degree will be the average of the final grade of the taught part of the course, weighted to 40%, and the grade awarded to the dissertation, project work or practical work experience report, weighted to 60%.

Structure

Mandatory
Code Name ECTS
722041103 Territory Management - 2nd semester 10
722041100 Spatial Planning and Environment - 1st semester 10
722041102 Geographic Information Systems and Cartography - 1st semester 10
722041104 Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Modelling - 2nd semester 10
722041101 Techniques and Methodologies of Territorial Planning - 1st semester 10
722041105 Geographic Information Technologies in Spatial Planning - 2nd semester 10
Elective option 1
Code Name ECTS
Options
722041106 Dissertation on Spatial Planning and Geographic Information Systems 60
722041107 Practical Training with Report on Spatial Planning and Geographic Information Systems 60
722041108 Project on Spatial Planning and Geographic Information Systems 60