Dissertation in Human Ecology and Contemporary Social Problems

Objectives

It is intended that the student will:

1. Develop knowledge and methodological skills to design and manage a research project in an integrated and progressing way;

2. Compile a proper state of the art report of his/her area of research;

3. Acquire the capacity to present and discuss a research project, from a critical and reflexive perspective;

4. Acquire the necessary methodological and cultural skills to develop his/her academic performance or start a professional career in the area of research.

General characterization

Code

722081109

Credits

55.0

Responsible teacher

Professor a definir - FCSH #1

Hours

Weekly - Available soon

Total - 1540

Teaching language

Portuguese

Prerequisites

Available soon

Bibliography

O(a) orientador(a)irá propondo leituras pertinentes em função dos objetos e temáticas de pesquisa de cada estudante.

The supervisors may suggest relevant readings in terms of objectives and issues adequate to each students´ research.

Teaching method

The Thesis is supervised by one of the courses academic staff, following the principles of tutorial supervision previewed in the regulation of the master course. The student may also have co-supervisor, from the FCSH or from an external institution, whenever the specificity of the research topic justifies it.

Evaluation method

Available soon

Subject matter

A master thesis is the result of substantial and solid research, that deepens the work in the classroom. It must be prepared under the scientific guidance of a supervisor chosen among the various teachers of the program. The student may also have a co-supervisor, either from FCSH or from an external institution, whenever the specificity of the research topic justifies it. Both the research project and the supervisors have been previously approved by the Faculty Scientific Council.

Programs

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