Education objectives

The Advanced Studies Diploma in Education is awarded at the end of the 1st year of studies (60 ECTS) to students who:

a) Demonstrate ability to systematically understand problematic issues and research in educational;

b) Prove to hold complete capacity regarding research methodologies in education;

c) Confirm having domain in reflective learning , critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas;

d) Communicate with their peers, with the academic community and society in general on education issues and problems, with clear ideas and arguments, thus contributing to the development of a knowledge-based society.

In addition, the degree of Doctor of Educational will be awarded after the writing and defense of the doctoral thesis to students who:

e) Carry out original research work that contributes to extend the frontiers of knowledge and part of which deserves national or international dissemination in publications with a selection committee.

The Doctoral Program in Educational serves as a training course for students who intend to carry out original research leading to PhD thesis, contributing to the formation of researchers and innovation processes fundamentadada leaders in scientific research and at the same time for the training of teachers and other education professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge in education but do not intend to proceed to the writing of the doctoral thesis.

General characterization

DGES code



PhD (3rd Cycle)



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António Manuel Dias Domingos

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It is planned that the courses Will take place on Thursdays and Fridays between 18h and 22h.

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Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 3 years

Credits: 180 ECTS

Mandatory scientifc areas

Scientific Area Acronym ECTS
Mandatory Optional
Educational Sciences CE 160 10
Educational Sciences / Any scientific area CE/QAC - 10
TOTAL 160 20

Conditions of admittance

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Evaluation rules

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