Master in Contemporary Myths: Literature, Arts and Culture
1. Increasing reading and interpretation skills of various types of speeches conveyed by different types of support;
2. Understanding, from a historical and theoretical perspective, the nuclear nature of myth in the construction and
transformation of identity, social, cultural and artistic dynamics;
3. Strengthtening a set of theoretical tools and analysis methodologies (poetics of texts, myth-criticism, semiotics of
images, literary history and theory, cult. history and theory) in order to interpret, in a comparative and
epistemologically open perspective, a diverse set of aesthetic productions and contemporary cultural practices;
4. Organizing the knowledge and skills acquired (including in the field of Digital Humanities) in order to carry out an
autonomous and innovative research in the area of Lit and Cult. Studies or a project conducted in cultural and cultural
mediation institutions or in companies working in the media, communication, producer design or new technologies.
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.
Alda Maria Jesus Correia
1200 Euros/year or 2500 Euros/year (foreign students)
Length: 4 semesters.
Total credits: 120 credits (60 in course units of the study programme + 5 in a Follow-up Seminar + 55 in the non-taught component).
Types of non-taught component: Dissertation, Project Work or Practical Work Experience with Report.
The degree of «mestre» corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.
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.
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%.
|Elective options 2|
|02107383||Modalities of Fiction||10.0|
|02107372||Landscapes and borders||10.0||Mandatory ECTS number: 20|
|02107339||Myth: History and Theories||10.0|
|02107394||Specialized seminar on Contemporary Myths: Literature, Arts and Cultures||10.0|
|Optional Curricular Units 1|
|722111042||Myths and Heroic Models||10.0|
|02107350||Technological Thought||10.0||Mandatory ECTS number: 10|