Master in Teaching Portuguese as a Second or Foreign Language

Education objectives

1) To develop advanced competences in research and academic communication; 2) To acquire research and critical skills in contemporary topics on education and language learning, with a focus on Portuguese language; 3) To acquire a global understanding of contemporary Education; 4) To acquire strategic skills for the planning of practices in cooperation and development with a focus on lusophone countries; 5) To develop advanced knowledge on problems and conditions for the teaching of second and foreign languages, in multilingual and multicultural contexts; 6) To acquire methodological skills for the usage of analytical, practical and communicative tools in the strategic learning of Portuguese as Second Language/Portuguese as Foreign Language; 7) To develop advanced oral and written competences in the field mentioned above; 8) To acquire theoretical and methodological competences for the production of the final academic work.

General characterization

DGES code

M883

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

Ana Maria Mao de Ferro Martinho Carver Gale

Opening date

2021-09-20

Vacancies

30

Fees

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

Schedule

Presencial Pós-Laboral

Teaching language

Portuguese Language

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 3 semesters.

Total Number of Credits: 93; 60 in UCs (Curricular Units) + 33 (Dissertation or Work Project or Internship with Report)
Credits in free-optional courses: 20 (the student may carries out 20 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).
The degree of «mestre» corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.



Competencies:

1) To develop advanced competences in research and academic communication;
2) To acquire research and critical skills in contemporary topics on education and language learning, with a focus on Portuguese language;
3) To acquire a global understanding of contemporary Education;
4) To acquire strategic skills for the planning of practices in cooperation and development with a focus on lusophone countries;
5) To develop advanced knowledge on problems and conditions for the teaching of second and foreign languages, in multilingual and multicultural contexts;
6) To acquire methodological skills for the usage of analytical, practical and communicative tools in the strategic learning of Portuguese as Second Language/Portuguese as Foreign Language;
7) To develop advanced oral and written competences in the field mentioned above; 8) To acquire theoretical and methodological competences for the production of the final academic 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, project work or practical work experience report, weighted to 60%.

Structure

Obrigatórias
Code Name ECTS
722091070 Teaching Portuguese as a Second and Foreign Language 10.0
722091087 Literature and Culture of Portuguese-speaking Countries 10.0
722091105 Textuality and Education 10.0
Opções Condicionadas (a)
Code Name ECTS
Options
722091055 Didactic Materials: Production and Analysis 10.0
722141037 Education and Multiculturalism 10.0
722091069 Distance Teaching: Theory and Practice 10.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 10
Opções Condicionadas (b)
Code Name ECTS
Options
722091159 Dissertation in Portuguese as a Second and Foreign Language 33.0
722091160 Work Experience with Report in Portuguese as a Second and Foreign Language 33.0
722091161 Project Work in Portuguese as a Second and Foreign Language 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.