Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Modern Literatures and Cultures

Cycle

Segundo ciclo

Degree

Master

Paths

Coordinator

Iolanda de Freitas Ramos

Opening date

September 2018

Vacancies

25

Fees

1.100,00€/year

Schedule

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

Education objectives

1) To acquire indepth knowledge and develop critical thinking skills in Literary and Cultural Studies, with applications in the areas of specialization of the course;
2) To acquire theoretical and methodological skills that may constitute the basis for the development of research and innovative projects in the areas of specialization of the course;
3) To develop specific skills in the scientific area of the course, namely the questioning and defining of objects of study, the selection and interpretation of bibliographic and documental information, and the ability to communicate the acquired knowledge in a clear and intelligible fashion to a public of experts and non experts;
4) To acquire advanced skills in the humanities, particularly in culture theory, literary theory and criticism, which will allow lifelong learning with a high degree of autonomy.

Access conditions

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

Degree pre-requisites

Length: 4 semesters.
Total credits: 120 credits (60 in course units of the study programme + 5 in a Follow-up Seminar + 55 in the non-taught component).
Types of non-taught component: Dissertation, Project Work or Practical Work Experience with Report.
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.

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%.

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