Postgraduate in Communication of Culture and Creative Industries

Education objectives

•Frame the challenges and trends of culture and creativity in the face of innovation, technology, interculturality and the political, social and economic frameworks of the cultural and creative industries;
•Create awareness about the importance of this area for the education and quality of life, the future of cities and the wealth of countries;
•Promote the development of specific skills in the areas of cultural communication;
•Provide Portuguese institutions with professionals specialized in these areas, at a time when the cultural and creative industries in Portugal exceed 5 million euros and 400 million euros in exports.

General characterization

DGES code



Postgraduate programmes



Access to other programs

Not applicable.


Dora dos Santos Silva

Opening date





1600 Euros/year


Presencial Hor Noturno

Teaching language

Portuguese Language

Degree pre-requisites

Total credits: 60 ECTS (10 credits based in the compulsory curricular units and 50 credits to be chosen in a set of elective optionals).

(1 ECTS - European Credit Transfer System = a 28-hour workload).

Conditions of admittance

Application and access conditions to the cycle of studies reflect the conditions established in the national legislation, namely: - To hold a degree (1st cycle), or legal equivalent; - To hold a foreign academic degree recognized by the Scientific Council (SC) of NOVA FCSH; - To hold an academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae, recognized by the Scientific Council (SC) of NOVA FCSH. Applicants will be selected and ranked according to the criteria annually defined in the application edict.

Evaluation rules

The evaluation regulation in force at the host institution is adopted. Each course unit describes evaluation methods in detail. 1) Mandatory precedence is not required for attending postgraduate courses. 2) Knowledge assessment is individual and will be carried out at the end of the academic semesters. In the evaluation of knowledge, final written and/or oral tests, works or other elements of the assessment carried out by students within the different curricular units will be considered under conditions to be defined by the respective teachers. The evaluation result will be expressed on a numerical scale from 0 to 20 values. 3) A student who obtains a final classification equal to or higher than ten values is considered approved in a curricular unit.


Conditioned Options
Code Name ECTS
722051416 Cities and arts 10.0
722011142 Science and Society 10.0
02100111 Strategic Communication in Culture 10.0
02100100 Management and Programming of Cultural and Creative Projects 10.0
02100122 Innovation and Strategy in the Creative Industries 10.0
02100099 Journalism on Culture 10.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 50
Code Name ECTS
02100088 Contemporary Issues of Culture and Creative Industries 10.0