Master in Cultural Heritage

Education objectives

- To acquire knowledge about international guidelines and regulation policies implemented in Portugal in the Cultural Heritage field.
- To develop interdisciplinary and specific training to fully understand Cultural Heritage in its several fields.
- To gain scientific training and practices of Culture to act critically in the domain of Cultural Heritage.
- To understand the multifaceted dimension of Cultural Heritage and the requirements for revision of
knowledge associated with it.
- To recognize, analyse, evaluate the inventory and preservation processes to enhance Cultural Heritage.
- To understand the political, ethical and behavioral boundaries in Cultural Heritage.
- To acquire skills to plan, adapt and implement culturally intervention plans in different cultural contexts and circumstances.

General characterization

DGES code

6741

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

Paula Alexandra Ochôa de Carvalho Telo, Carla Cristina Alferes Salgado da Silva Pinto

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: 2 years/4 semesters.

Total credits: 120 credits (60 credits from curricular units + 60 credits from the non-teaching component)
Non-teaching component modes: Dissertation or Project Work or Internship with Report.
The student accomplishes 50 credits in all the curricular units offered. The student also carries out 10 credits as free-elective optional (from curricular units of postgraduate level at FCSH/NOVA, UNL, or other national or foreign institutions of higher education under agreement).
In the 3rd semester the student must attend a follow-up seminar for the non teaching component (5 ECTS).
QNQ/QEQ - Quadro Nacional de Qualificações/Quadro Europeu de Qualificações.
The degree of "mestre" corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.


Competencies:

a) To acquire knowledge about international guidelines and regulation policies implemented in Portugal in the Cultural Heritage field.
b) To develop interdisciplinary and specific training to fully understand Cultural Heritage in its several fields.
c) To gain scientific training and practices of Culture to act critically in the domain of Cultural Heritage.
d) To understand the multifaceted dimension of Cultural Heritage and the requirements for revision of knowledge associated with it.
e) To recognize, analyse, evaluate the inventory and preservation processes to enhance Cultural Heritage.
f) To understand the political, ethical and behavioral boundaries in Cultural Heritage.
g) To acquire skills to plan, adapt and implement culturally intervention plans in different cultural contexts and circumstances.

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
722051412 History, Methodologies and Theories of Heritage in Portugal 10.0
722051420 Heritage and Identities 10.0
722051413 Public Policies and Heritage 10.0
722051421 Monitoring Seminar (Cultural Heritage) 5.0
Opção Complementar
Code Name ECTS
Options
722051400 Archaeological Heritage: Management and Protection 10.0
722051415 Tangible Cultural Heritage: Movable Heritage and Architectural Heritage 10.0
Opções Condicionadas (a)
Code Name ECTS
Options
722051414 Intangible Heritage 10.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 20
Opções Condicionadas (b)
Code Name ECTS
Options
722051416 Cities and arts 10.0
722051390 Communication and Valorization of the Archaeological Heritage 10.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 10
Opções Condicionadas (c)
Code Name ECTS
Options
722051417 Dissertation in Heritage 55.0
722051418 Internship with Report in Heritage 55.0
722051419 Work Project in Heritage 55.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 55