Master in Information Management and Curation

Education objectives

This Master was designed by a multidisciplinary team of information management and science of information specialists to provide both specialized and comprehensive training, enabling students to start a research or professional career. . General objectives: a) the sedimentation and development of knowledge­based information science or management information acquired in the 1st cycle of studies; b) the acquisition of knowledge in the areas with a closer link to management and sciences of information; c) the preparation for professional life, encouraging their approach to informational contexts in organizations and increasing the ability to understand and solve problems in new and unfamiliar situations. d) the establishment of core practices that allow for autonomous lifelong learning;

General characterization

DGES code



Master (2nd Cycle)



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.


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Opening date



Available soon


1000 Euros/year


Presencial Pós-Laboral

Teaching language

Portuguese Language

Degree pre-requisites

Master's course in Information Management and Curation is created in association between NOVA IMS – Information Management School and NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Duration: 2 years/4 semesters: 3 for teaching component and 1 for non-teaching component(Dissertation, Project Work or Internship with Report).
Total credits: 120 credits. Teaching component is composed by 11 curricular units, of which 9 are mandatory.
The degree of «mestre» corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.


- Sedimentation and development of knowledge-based information science or management information acquired in the 1st cycle of studies;
- Acquisition of knowledge in the areas with a closer link to management and sciences of information;
- Preparation for professional life, encouraging their approach to informational contexts in organizations and increasing the ability to understand and solve problems in new and unfamiliar situations;
- Establishment of core practices that allow for autonomous lifelong learning;
- Development of research skills.

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%.


Os estudantes terão que realizar 6 ECTS na área científica de Gestão da Informação.