Bachelor in Geography and Regional Planning
1) To be familiar with the basic theories and concepts of Geography;
2) To acquire basic concepts in the areas of Environment, Land Planning and Development, and Geographic Information Sciences;
3) To master methods and techniques of geographical analysis (data collection, selection, treatment and interpretation) and to apply these in geocomputational and real contexts;
4) To acquire the ability to observe and interpret landscape;
5) To articulate theoretical-practical knowledge with the needs of present-day society, contributing to deliberating on problems and proposing solutions in relation to environment, land planning and development;
6) To interpret the diversity and complexity of the land and the interrelationship of phenomena of an environmental nature with others of an economic, social and cultural nature;
7) To articulate geographical know-how with other know-hows, particularly when collaborating in multidisciplinary teams,
8) To communicate knowledge and know-how in the field of geography to different publics.
Bachelor (1st Cycle)
Access to other programs
Completion of the licenciatura allows the holder to apply for Masters or Doctoral programmes or other post-graduate courses including those which do not confer a degree.
José Manuel Rodrigues Lúcio
Duration: 3 years/6 semesters.
Students must perform 180 credits: 120 credits based in the compulsory curricular units, 30 credits to be chosen in a set of elective optionals and 30 credits undertaken in free-elective optionals or in a minor of another scientific area. Every semester, the student may not sign up in more than 30 credits, respecting the precedence when these have been set. At the beginning of each semester, students will be advised of the curricular units to carry out in order to appropriate them to their academic career.
The undergraduate students can still benefit from the different mobility programs in which FCSH/NOVA participates as Erasmus +, Almeida Garrett exchange programmes, among others, and participate in research within the research units of the Faculty.
The degree of licenciado corresponds to the level 6 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.
Conditions of admittance
Students may be admitted to Higher Education through the National Competition for Access to Higher Education, special competitions/regimes and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers. To apply for access to higher education through the National Competition, students must fulfill the requirements described in DGES/Access to Higher Education. More info at http://www.dges.gov.pt/guias/?plid=593 For more information about International Students please visit http://fcsh.unl.pt/aluno-internacional-en?set_language=en
Students at FCSH 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. Repeat exam: Has access any student of 1st or 2nd cycle who has obtained the minimum grade of eight values per rounding in the final grade of the curricular unit. 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.
|Elective option 1|
|711041060||Environment and Natural Resources Seminar - 2nd semester||12|
|711041063||Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Seminar - 2nd semester||12|
|711041062||Seminar in Territorial Planning and Management - 2nd semester||12|
|711041061||Territory and Development Seminar - 2nd semester||12|
|Elective option 2|
|711041004||Territorial Evaluation and Management - 2nd semester||6|
|711041055||Climatologia das Regiões Tropicais (not translated) - 1st semester||6|
|711041056||Demography of Lusophone Countries||6|
|711041007||Sustainable Development - 1st semester||6|
|711041012||Ecology - 2nd semester||6|
|711041013||Regional and Urban Economics||6|
|711041019||Population Geography - 1st semester||6|
|711041072||Geography of Transport Systems - 1st semester||6|
|711041023||Geography of Tourism and Leisure||6|
|711041057||Human Geography of Lusophone Countries||6|
|711041058||Political Geography - 1st semester||6|
|711041059||Geomorphology of Tropical Regions||6|
|711041034||Geography: History and Methods||6|
|711041073||Planeamento Territorial em Portugal (not translated) - 1st semester||6|
|711041074||Services and Territory - 1st and 2nd semester||6|