Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Sociology (interuniversitary)


Terceiro ciclo




Rui Santos; Vítor Sérgio Ferreira (ICS-ULisboa); Paula Campos Pinto (ISCSP-ULisboa); Sara Falcão Casaca (ISEG-ULisboa); Rosalina Pisco Costa (IIFA-UÉ); João Filipe Marques (FE-UAlg)

Opening date

September 2018




5275€/total = 1375€ (1st year);1300€ (2ºnd to 4ºth year, if enrollment is at FCSH)


(to be available at http://fcsh.unl.pt/escola-doutoral/doutoramentos)

Education objectives

Access conditions


Degree pre-requisites

Length: 8 semesters.
Total credits: 240 credits.
The degree of “doutor” corresponds to the level 8 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.

Access to other courses

The degree of \"doutor\" is a final qualification.

Evaluation rules

The study course leading to the doctoral degree includes the completion of a doctoral program that consists of curricular unit aimed at training for research; the realization of an original thesis, designed especially for this purpose, appropriate to the branch of knowledge or expertise. The seminar curricular units type are classified on a scale of 0-20. The final classification of the PhD course is expressed by approved or not approved formulas. In case of approval, the final classification of the PhD course is expressed in the range 10-20 on a scale of 0-20, doing the arithmetic average of the marks in which the curricular units with 10 ECTS. The final classification of the thesis is expressed by formulas approved or refused by justified nominal vote with no abstentions.


Code Name ECTS
73208105 Contemporary Theoretical Debates 8
73208109 Research Methodology in Sociology 8
73208110 Advanced Seminar in Sociology I - 1st semester 4
73208112 Advanced Seminar in Sociology II - 2nd semester 4
73208111 Research Seminar in Sociology I - 1st semester 10
73208113 Research Seminar in Sociology II - 2nd semester 10
73208114 Research Seminar in Sociology III - 2nd semester 5
73208115 Research Seminar in Sociology IV - 2nd semester 5
73208116 Research Seminar in Sociology V - 2nd semester 5
73208117 Thesis in Sociology 180
Elective option 1
Code Name ECTS
73208125 Analytical pf Contemporary Tourism 8
73208124 Science in Society 8
73208127 Demographic Aging and Social Challenges 8
73208118 Gender, Work and Family 8
73208118 Gender, Work and Family 8
73208119 Sociological Research:  Introduction to  Population Analysis 8
73208126 Youth, learning and social dinamics 8
73208120 Research Laboratory 8
73300104 Methods and techniques of Qualitative Research 8
73208128 Methods and techniques of Quantitative Research - 1st semester 8
73208123 Planning and Evaluation of Development Projects 8
73208122 Health, Society and Risk 8
73208121 Sociology and Territorial Organizational Prospective 8
73300105 Sociological theories: classic 8