Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations
1)To know and understand the theories, methods, boundaries and nature of political science and international relations;
2)To know and understand the concepts, structures, contexts and ideas which are instrumental in the area of political science and international relations;
3)To acquire appropriate intellectual skills for the identification, description and evaluation of relevant information within the political sphere and scope of international relations;
4)To acquire generic intellectual skills to develop arguments, synthesise relevant information and exercise critical judgement on ethical implications in the area of politics and international relations;
5)To develop personal skills to handle, select and communicate information (written and spoken);
6)To develop personal skills to be able to work autonomously, with initiative and self-discipline;
7)To develop personal skills to collaborate in a network and work towards collective objectives.
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.
(see at https://www.fcsh.unl.pt/cursos/)
(see at https://www.fcsh.unl.pt/cursos/)
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 programmes 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 https://www.fcsh.unl.pt/internacional/estatuto-de-estudante-internacional/
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. 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
|Multivariate Data Analysis Multivariate Data Analysis - 2nd semester
|Forecasting Analysis and Planning
|Political Anthropology - 2nd semester
|Political Behaviour and Public Opinion
|Regional Dynamics of Security and Defense
|European Union Law - 1st semester
|International Economics - 2nd semester
|State, Nations and Nationalism - 1st semester
|Estudos Europeus (not translated)
|Political Area Studies - 1st semester
|Political Philosophy - 1st semester
|Globalization and the Environment
|História da Ideia de Europa (not translated)
|History of Portuguese International Relations - 1st semester
|Diplomacy - 2nd semester
|Civil Society and Social Movements
|Theories of Justice - 2nd semester