Licenciatura Degree in Anthropology
1) To develop the ability to analyze and synthesize information and to develop critical thinking skills; 2) To develop the ability to apply acquired knowledge to practical situations; 3) To stimulate an understanding of human diversity and of the interconnections between different aspects of social and cultural life, belief systems, global dynamics, individual behaviors and physical environment; 4) To develop the ability to recognize and critically reflect on the important problems of the contemporary world; 5) To provide a theoretical grounding in anthropology in its multiple social, cultural and biological dimensions; 6) To become aware of the importance of ethnographic method to understand cultures and human groups, and to acquire the necessary techniques to employ it; 7) To develop knowledge of the cultural values of societies from different areas of the world through the study of a variety of rural and urban ethnographic contexts (Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe, with a particular emphasis on Portugal) as well as to raise awareness of the ethical issues involved in the study and representation of other social worlds; 8) To learn about methodological and research instruments which allow for different professional frameworks; 9) To develop the ability to participate professionally and for civic purposes with arguments supported by ethical and scientific principles in different areas of social intervention; 10) To acquire know-how applicable to the fields of material culture, patrimony and museology, and ethnographic films.
Bachelor (1st Cycle)
Access to other programs
Completion of the Licenciatura (1st cycle) degree allows the holder to apply for Masters programmes (2nd Cycle), or other post-graduate courses including those which do not confer a degree.
Frederico Delgado Chaves Rosa
697 Euros/year or 3500 Euros/year (foreign students)
Each student must obtain 180 credits: 126 credits from compulsory courses of the study programme, 24 credits from restricted options and 30 credits from free options or a Minor from another academic area. Each semester the student may not enrol in more than 30 credits and must respect any pre-requisites which have been set. At the beginning of each semester, the student is advised as to which courses are the most appropriate for their academic pathway and which they should take.
Legal framework/Study programme - Declaração de retificação n.º 1111/2016 - DR, 2ª série, N.º 220 — 16 de novembro de 2016.
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 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.
|711001059||Anthropology of Religion||6.0|
|711001064||Kinship and Gender Anthropology||6.0|
|711001049||Anthropology and Heritage||6.0|
|01101458||Contemporary Portuguese Anthropology||6.0|
|01100296||Biology and Culture||6.0|
|01101486||History of Anthropology||6.0|
|01101497||History of Portuguese Anthropology||6.0|
|01101505||Reading Ethnographic Texts I||6.0|
|01101516||Reading Ethnographic Texts II||6.0|
|711001046||Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences||6.0|
|01101527||Themes of Anthropological Thought||6.0|
|Optional Curricular Units 1|
|01101549||Ethnographic Contexts (Africa)||6.0|
|01101551||Ethnographic Contexts (Arabic and Islamic)||6.0|
|01101562||Ethnographic Contexts (Asia)||6.0|
|711001066||Ethnographic Contexts (North-American)||6.0||Mandatory ECTS number: 12|
|Optional Curricular Units 2|
|711001062||Anthropology of Cyberspace||6.0|
|711001052||Anthropology of Human Rights||6.0|
|01101590||Anthropology and Colonialism||6.0|
|01101628||Power and Society||6.0||Mandatory ECTS number: 12|