Master in English Didactics

Education objectives

In association with NOVA FCSH and Universidade Aberta.
- Acquire and develop advanced skills to apply analysis of the English language to the planning and management of teaching and learning activities;
- Develop conceptual and analytical reflection skills in relation to the theory, research and topics currently under discussion in EFL teaching;
- Acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills to apply methodologies and ICT ools to EFL teaching and learning activities;
- Acquire skills for designing and carrying out project and research work in EFL teaching and learning situations;
- Acquire the skills necessary to communicate clearly the objectives, resources, procedures and results of research work.

General characterization

DGES code

M356

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

Carlos Francisco Mafra Ceia

Opening date

2021-09-20

Vacancies

Available soon

Fees

1300 Euros/year or 2600 Euros/year (foreign students)

Schedule

E-learning

Teaching language

English

Degree pre-requisites

Length: 2 years/3 semesters. Total credits: 90 credits (60 in course units of the study programme + 30 in the non-taught component). Types of non-taught component: Dissertation or Project Work. Number of credits from free-elective optionals: 10 credits (the student can obtain 10 credits from elective options in course units taught at post-graduate level at FCSH/NOVA, UNL, or at any other national or foreign higher education institution through an agreement).


Competencies:

- Acquire and develop advanced skills to apply analysis of the English language to the planning and management of teaching and learning activities;
- Develop conceptual and analytical reflection skills in relation to the theory, research and topics currently under discussion in EFL teaching;
- Acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills to apply methodologies and ICT tools to EFL teaching and learning activities;
- Acquire skills for designing and carrying out project and research work in EFL teaching and learning situations;
- Acquire the skills necessary to communicate clearly the objectives, resources, procedures and results of research work.

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 or project work, weighted to 60%.

Structure

Obrigatórias
Code Name ECTS
722171245 Assessment and Learning Materials 10.0
722171241 Learning, Teaching and Researching 10.0
722171243 Mastering Language Use and Usage 10.0
722171244 Principles and Practice in ELT 10.0
722171242 Technology in ELT 10.0
Opção Condicionada (a)
Code Name ECTS
Options
722171246 Dissertation 30.0
722171247 Project Work 30.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 30
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.