Master in New Media and Web Practices

Education objectives

Acquire specific skills ­ both technological and creative ­ as part of the migration to digital, of the languages, applications and tools of new media, seeking to create practical, critical and reflective skills for the development
of project works and innovative and experimental employability in the Web areas;
Acquire updated theoretical and practical training in the field of New Media and Web Practices;
Be able to perform creative, innovative and experimental projects in the area of applied knowledge of the course;
Set up personal development, in the context of curricular project / stage / professional, in conjunction with the nature of the technical and scientifically relevant issues in the context of the new strategies for the new media.

General characterization

DGES code

6740

Cicle

Master (2nd Cycle)

Degree

Master

Access to other programs

Access to the cycle of studies which leads to a Doctorate Degree. For the specific access conditions, consult the regulations governing the doctoral programmes at NOVA FCSH.

Coordinator

Paulo Nuno Gouveia Vicente

Opening date

2021-09-20

Vacancies

15

Fees

1300 Euros/year or 2700 Euros/year (foreign students)

Schedule

Presencial Pós-Laboral

Teaching language

Portuguese Language

Degree pre-requisites

Length: 3 semesters.
Total credits: 93 credits (60 in course units of the study programme + 33 in the non-taught component).
Types of non-taught component: Dissertation, Project Work, Practical Work Experience with Report.
Number of credits from free-elective options: 20 credits (the student can obtain 20 credits from free-elective options in course units taught at post-graduate level at FCSH/UNL, or at any other national or foreign higher education institution with bilateral agreement.)
The degree of "mestre" corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.



Competencies:

a) To acquire specific technical and creative competencies within the scope of the migration towards digitalisation of languages, applications and tools for interactive multimedia communication and new media formats, whilst seeking to establish practical, critical and reflective competencies for the development of project work and innovative and experimental integration into employment in Web areas;
b) To acquire up-to-date theoretical and practical training in the area of New Media and associated Web Practices;
c) To get to know, understand and be capable of applying the concepts, theoretical and practical frameworks and basic tools in professional work in the specific areas covered by the course;
d) To develop competencies for the carrying out of practical and project work in the field of new interactive media;
e) To be able to carry out creative, innovative and experimental projects in applied knowledge within the scope of the course;
f) To get to know the differing realities within the scope of the course, and identify and develop the respective professional possibilities and the creation of content, products and services;
g) To be able to reflect on personal development linked to the type of technical and scientifically relevant materials within the context of new strategies for the information society and the emergence of new interactive media.

Conditions of admittance

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

Evaluation rules

A final grade, expressed as a number between 10 and 20 on a scale of 0 to 20 as well as its equivalent on the ECTS grading scale, is awarded for the post-graduate diploma. The final grade of the post-graduate diploma is the average, by credit, of the grades obtained in the course units in which the student obtained the 60 credits from the taught part of the Masters course. A final grade, expressed as a number between 10 and 20 on a scale of 0 to 20 as well as its equivalent on the ECTS grading scale, is awarded for the Masters degree. The final grade of the Masters degree will be the average of the final grade of the taught part of the course, weighted to 40%, and the grade awarded to the dissertation, project work or practical work experience report, weighted to 60%.

Structure

Obrigatórias
Code Name ECTS
722011073 Web Practices I 10.0
722011074 Web Practices II 10.0
Opções Condicionadas (a)
Code Name ECTS
Options
02100342 Atelier de Design e Produção de Conteúdos para Web 10.0
722011065 Virtual Worlds 10.0
722011104 Audiovisual Policies and Strategies: Migration to Digital 10.0
7220111091 Standards, Usability and Accessibility 10.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 20
Opções Condicionadas (c)
Code Name ECTS
Options
722011150 Dissertação em Novos Media e Práticas Web 33.0
722011049 Work Experience with Report in New Media and Web Practices 33.0
722011090 Project Work in New Media and Web Practices 33.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 33
Regra que permite inscrição em um máximo de 20 ECTS que podem ser obtidos em unidades curriculares de nível pós -graduado da FCSH, ou de outras instituições de Ensino Superior nacionais ou estrangeiras, mediante protocolo. NOTA: Todas as inscrições em unidades curriculares de cursos livres ou de escola de verão serão rejeitadas.