PhD in International Relations
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 and 400, as provided in the Statute of Teaching Career
Tiago Moreira de Sá
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 as free-elective optionals: 10 credits. The free-elective seminar 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 national or foreign Higher Education institutions under 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.
|737321810||Methodologies of Research in International Relations - 1st semester||10|
|73218101||Themes in International Relations - 1st semester||10|
|73218109||Tese em Relações Internacionais (not translated)||180|
|7321809||Final Paper in International Relations||20|
|Elective option 1|
|73218107||Seminário de Especialidade em Estudos de Segurança e Estratégia (not translated) - 2nd semester||10|
|73218108||Political Area Studies (Specialisation Seminar) - 2nd semester||10|
|73218106||Seminário de Especialidade em Globalização e Ambiente (not translated)||10|
|73218105||Seminário de Especialidade em História e Teoria das Relações Internacionais (not translated) - 2nd semester||10|
|Elective option 2|
|73218104||Opção Livre (not translated)||10|
|73218102||Research Seminar in International Relations - 1st semester||10|