PhD in Communication Sciences
PhD (3rd Cycle)
Access to other programs
A Doctorate is a final qualification.
This course is recognized for career progression purposes of recruitment for teachers of group 200, as provided in the Statute of Teaching Career
Francisco Rui Cádima
More information provided in the Call for Applications, available on www.fcsh.unl.pt
(to be available at http://fcsh.unl.pt/escola-doutoral/doutoramentos)
Length: 8 semesters. Total credits: 240 credits (60 from curricular units + 180 credits from the non teaching component). Non teaching component modalities: Thesis. Number of credits for free option scheme: 10 credits. The free seminar option can be chosen among curricular units from the postgraduate training offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FCSH/NOVA), in other units of NOVA University of Lisbon, or other institutions of national Higher Education or foreign, by agreement or protocol.
The degree of doutor corresponds to the level 8 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.
Conditions of admittance
To be admitted to a doctoral programme of studies, the candidate should satisfy the conditions set forth in Portuguese legislation and in the normative conditions of UNL as well as fulfil at least one of the following requirements: a) Have a Masters degree, or a legal equivalent; b) Have a first cycle degree (licenciatura) and a particularly relevant academic or scientific curriculum which is recognised by the Academic Board of FCSH/NOVA as testifying to the candidates ability to undertake this cycle of studies; c) Possess an academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognised by the Academic Board of FCSH/NOVA as testifying to the candidates ability to undertake this cycle of studies.
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.
|73201100||Methodology for Communication Sciences - 1st semester||10|
|73201101||Advanced Themes in Communication Sciences - 1st semester||10|
|73201110||Thesis Project in Communication Sciences||20|
|Elective option 1|
|73201102||Seminar on Cinema and Television - 2nd semester||10|
|7320103||Seminar on Communication and Arts - 2nd semester||10|
|73201105||Seminar on Communication and Social Sciences - 2nd semester||10|
|73201106||Seminar on Communication and Language - 2nd semester||10|
|73201104||Seminar on Strategic Communication - 2nd semester||10|
|73201107||Seminar on Contemporary Culture and New Technologies - 2nd semester||10|
|73201112||Seminar on Argumentation Studies - 2nd semester||10|
|73201108||Seminar on Media and Journalism Studies - 2nd semester||10|
|73201109||Seminar on Communication Theories - 2nd semester||10|
|Elective option 2|
|73217110||Opção Livre (not translated)||10|
|73201113||Research Seminar in Communication Sciences - 2nd semester||10|