Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Contemporary Themes in Anthropology


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Opening date

September 2018



1.º ano - 1.100,00 € 2.º ano - 1.100,00 €


(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 (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 accomplishes 50 credits in all the curricular units offered. The student also carries out 10 credits as free-elective optional (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 attend a follow-up seminar for 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 200 and 400, as provided in the Statute of Teaching Career.

Evaluation rules

Academic Regulation for curricular units evaluation is available at intranet. Students at FCSH/NOVA are evaluated based on the work developed over a semester, based on class participation, presentation of written and oral tests and examinations. The result obtained either by continuous assessment or evaluation of the tests is expressed on a scale of 0 to 20. To be approved, students must have at least 10 points to pass, however, who fail have a second chance to repeat the exams. SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION: - Worker-Student - Students with the status of top athletes - Mothers and fathers students - Associative leaders - Military - Other special arrangements provided legally. Students with special needs can benefit from teaching and learning conditions to meet their needs.


Code Name ECTS
722001098 Research Laboratory in Anthropology - 2nd semester 10
722001056 Seminário de acompanhamento Dissertação/Trabalho de Projecto/Estágio com Relatório (not translated) - 1st semester 5
722001097 Anthropological Theories - 1st semester 10
Elective option 1
Code Name ECTS
722170083 Anthropology of Health 10
722170089 Environmental Anthropology - 2nd semester 10
722001050 Anthropology of Development - 2nd semester 10
722170092 Anthropology of Tourism 10
722170087 Anthropology and Social Movements 10
722001099 Anthropology and Art Practice - 2nd semester 10
722170091 Bio-diversity, Conservation and Primatology - 2nd semester 10
722170078 Human Rights and New Humanitarianisms 10
722001034 Ethni-Cities: Cosmopolitanism, Genre and Deviation 10
722170088 Laboratory of Applied Anthropology 10
722170096 Objects, Identities and Cultures - 1st semester 10
722001100 Performance and Ritual 10
722001055 Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites 10
Elective option 2
Code Name ECTS
722001057 Dissertation in Anthropology 55
722001059 Work Experience with Report in Anthropology 55
722001058 Project in Anthropology 1 55