Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Portuguese Studies


Segundo ciclo




Teresa Araújo

Opening date

September 2018






(to be available at http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/ensino/mestrados)

Education objectives

Access conditions

Please consult the application call available at www.fcsh.unl.pt

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.
The student performs 40 credits in all the curricular units offered. The student also carries 20 credits for free-elective optionals (from curricular units of postgraduate level at FCSH/NOVA, UNL, or other national or foreign institutions of higher education,under agreement).
In the 3rd semester the student must perform a follow-up seminar from the non teaching component (5 ECTS).
The degree of “mestre” corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.

Access to other courses

Access to study programmes leading to a doctoral degree.

This course is recognized for career progression purposes of recruitment for teachers of group 300 and 310, as provided in the Statute of Teaching Career.

Evaluation rules

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%.


Code Name ECTS
722091141 Seminário de Acompanhamento Dissertação/Estágio com Relatório/trabalho Projeto em Estudos Portugueses (not translated) - 1st semester 5
Elective option 1
Code Name ECTS
722091123 Portuguese Literary Canon 10
722091128 Camonian Studies - 2nd semester 10
722091162 Traditional Literature Studies 10
722091129 Estudos do Modernismo (not translated) - 1st semester 10
722091130 History of the book - 2nd semester 10
722091131 History and Fiction in Portuguese Culture 10
722091127 Digital Humanities - 1st semester 10
722091081 Contemporary Portuguese Literature - 1st semester 10
722091133 Problematics of Literary Criticism - 1st semester 10
722091140 Seminário de Orientação e Escrita (not translated) - 2nd semester 10
722091124 Portuguese Culture Themes - 2nd semester 10
722091126 Themes of Literature in Portuguese - 2nd semester 10
722160003 Culture Theory - 1st semester 10
722091106 Topics of Literary Theory 10
Elective option 2
Code Name ECTS
722091142 Master Thesis in Portuguese Studies 55
722091144 Internship with Report in Portuguese Studies 55
722091143 Project Work in Portuguese Studies 55