Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Teaching of Music in Basic Education (2nd cycle of Basic Education)


Segundo ciclo




João Nogueira

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

Length: 2 years / 4 semesters. Total credits: 120 credits (70 in course units of the study programme + 50 in the non-taught component).
To obtain the masters degree, the student must realize in accordance with Decree-Law 79/2014, 14th May, an introduction to professional practice which are assigned 50 credits (45 ECTS match Supervised Teaching Practice and 5 ECTS to the Seminar of Supervised Teaching Practice).
The degree of “mestre” corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.

Access to other courses

Completion of the Masters degree allows the holder to apply for the cycle of studies which leads to a Doctorate Degree. For the specific access requirements for doctoral programmes, consult the regulations governing the doctoral programmes at FCSH/NOVA.

Evaluation rules

1) No obligatory precedences for attending the program’s courses. 2) Knowledge evalutation in the courses is individual and takes place at the end of each semester. The following tools will be considered: final oral and/or written assignments, papers or other assessment tools, in conditions to be agreed upon with each lecturer. The result of the evaluation is expressed in a mark from 0 to 20. 3) Approval in a course requires a final grade equal to or above 10. 4) Only those students who have obtained 60 ECTs on the scholar component of the program can proceed to the Supervised Teaching Practice. 5) For the evaluation of the Supervised Teaching Practice, please consult FCSH/NOVA’s relevant regulations.


Code Name ECTS
722160094 Teaching Methodology for Music Education I - 1st semester 10
722160095 Teaching Methodology for Music Education II (Music Learning Theory) - 2nd semester 10
722160096 Teaching Methodology for Music Education III (Curricula and Syllabus) - 2nd semester 10
722171259 Education, Curriculum and Multiculturalism - 2nd semester 5
722021047 Movement, Voice and Communication - 1st semester 10
722160099 Prática de Ensino Supervisionada em Educação Musical - 1st and 2nd semester 45
722171257 Educational Psichology - 1st semester 10
722160097 Resources and Technologies for Music Teaching - 1st semester 10
722160098 Research Supervision Seminar - 1st semester 5
722171258 Education Systems and School Cultures - 2nd semester 5