Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Education

Cycle

Segundo ciclo

Degree

Mestre

Paths

Coordinator

Mariana Teresa Gaio Alves

Opening date

September

Fees

1063,47 Euros in the 1st year; 689,00 Euros in the 2nd year; 3200,00 Euros/year for foreign students.

Schedule

After working-hours schedule.

Education objectives

Promote academic education that enables personal and professional development of teachers and other professionals in the field of education within a logic of lifelong training, and provides enrichment and improvement of the professional practices and organizations in which they work;


Respond the needs and motivations of master students in various specialization areas,including reflecting on the theoretical knowledge of teaching and learning,deepening of scientific knowledge that is taught in school and other organizations,as well as questioning teaching practices and forms of school and educational organization and promoting the formation of reflective practitioners;


Deepening skills in areas such as learning, interdisciplinary,curriculum development,research methodologies, technology,school management and interconnections with non-school learning;


Analyze school and education,in a comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective, integrating various actorsand levels of education.

Degree pre-requisites

Education Master, Physics for Teaching Specialization

Duration: 2 years
Total credits : 90 ECTS
Mandatory scientific areas:

Area

ECTS

Educational Sciences

90

 

Education Master, Technology in Science, Technology, Engineering and  Mathematics Education Specialization (STEM)

Duration: 2 years
Total credits : 90 ECTS
Mandatory scientific areas:

Area

ECTS

Educational Sciences

90

 

Education Master,  e-Learning and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education Specialization

Duration: 2 years
Total credits : 90 ECTS
Mandatory scientific areas:

Area

ECTS

Educational Sciences

90

 

Education Master, Additional Geology for Teaching Specialization

Duration: 2 years
Total credits : 90 ECTS
Mandatory scientific areas:

Area

ECTS

Educational Sciences

90

 

Education Master, Environmental Education and Sustainability Specialization
Duration: 2 years
Total credits : 90 ECTS
Mandatory scientific areas:

Area

ECTS

Educational Sciences

90


Education Master, History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Specialization

Duration: 2 years
Total credits : 90 ECTS
Mandatory scientific areas:

Area

ECTS

Educational Sciences

90

Access to other courses

Access to a 3rd cycle

Evaluation rules

The following modes of evaluation are used with regard to academic qualifications:

  1. Evaluation based solely on an examination or completion of a final project.
  2. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester excluding examination or final project. In these courses students can expect to carry out, for example, laboratory activities, mini-tests, tests, individual or group projects, seminar-related activities, any combination of which will be used to determine the final grade.
  3. Evaluation based obligatorily on an examination or a final project. In these courses there extists a form of evaluation similar to one of the aformentioned activities in paragraph 2 as well as a form of evaluation based on a final exam.
  4. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester with the possibility of foregoing an examination or a final project.

The final Dissertation (or Project) involves a public discussion with a Jury.

Structure