area of specialisation in Contemporary Themes

Education objectives

The MA in Anthropology has as its main objectives the acquisition by the students of: 1) the theoretical knowledge and methodological and technical skills to undertake original anthropological research within the area of the course; 2) the ability to apply the acquired knowledge and methodological skills in professional situations related to the areas under study and which require research and the processing of complex information.

General characterization

DGES code

8383

Cicle

Specialization Area

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

Catarina Sousa Brandão Alves Costa, Ana Isabel Neto Antunes Afonso

Opening date

2021-09-20

Vacancies

30

Fees

1200 Euros/year or 2500 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).
The degree of «mestre» corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.

Competences:
The MA in Anthropology has as its main objectives the acquisition by the students of: 1) the theoretical knowledge and methodological and technical skills to undertake original anthropological research within the area of the course; 2) the ability to apply the acquired knowledge and methodological skills in professional situations related to the areas under study and which require research and the processing of complex information.

This path is an option of

Master in Anthropology

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

Academic Regulation for curricular units evaluation is available at intranet. 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

Regra que permite inscrição em um máximo de 10 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.