PhD in Anthropology (association)

Education objectives

Association between NOVA FCSH and ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa.
• Capacity to research independently;
• Competence to debate complex issues developing the ability to synthesise;
• Apprehend concepts, theories and methodologies inherent to the development of research in Anthropology;
• Articulate the contributions from anthropology with other disciplines;
• Capacity to present clearly and coherently complex intellectual problems orally and in writing;
• Ability to carry out documental research, fieldwork and;
• Understand and relate complex phenomena in diverse social and geographical contexts.

General characterization

DGES code

PA44

Cicle

PhD (3rd Cycle)

Degree

Doctor

Access to other programs

The degree of "doutor" is a final qualification

Coordinator

Margarida Maria de Menezes Ferreira Miranda Fernandes

Opening date

2021-09-20

Vacancies

Available soon

Fees

1500 Euros/year

Schedule

Presencial Pós-Laboral

Teaching language

Portuguese Language

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 8 semesters/4 years
Includes in the first year the attendance and approval of a PhD Course (60 ECTS) and in the following years the elaboration of a Thesis (180 ECTS)

Conditions of admittance

Admission requirements: a) Holders of a master degree or legal equivalent in any scientific area; b) Holders of a bachelor degree and who have an especially relevant academic or scientific curriculum; c) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as proof of ability to complete the PhD program. Evaluation criteria: - Bachelor degree final grade (20%); - Master degree final grade (20%); - Motivation letter (10%); - Professional and scientific curriculum considered relevant to the PhD Program (30%); - Research project (20%). The Evaluation Committee can decide to complement the evaluation of motivation and research project through individual interview. Candidates with less or equal to 10 points will not be admitted.

Evaluation rules

The study course leading to the doctoral degree includes the completion of a doctoral program that consists of curricular unit aimed at training for research; the realization of an original thesis, designed especially for this purpose, appropriate to the branch of knowledge or expertise. The seminar curricular units type are classified on a scale of 0-20. The final classification of the PhD course is expressed by approved or not approved formulas. In case of approval, the final classification of the PhD course is expressed in the range 10-20 on a scale of 0-20, doing the arithmetic average of the marks in which the curricular units with 10 ECTS. The final classification of the thesis is expressed by formulas approved or refused by justified nominal vote with no abstentions.

Structure

Student may choose an optional course unit on the 1st semester. Optional course units are selected from the doctoral programmes available in NOVA FCSH and ISCTE-IUL. Student may choose an optional course unit on the 2nd semester. Optional course units are selected from the doctoral programmes available in NOVA FCSH and ISCTE-IUL.