area of specialisation in Political Philosophy

Education objectives

1) To acquire the ability to analyse and to produce critical argumentation expressed in clear, coherent, conceptually well-formed discourse, rigorously grounded in theory and understandable to specialists and non-specialists alike;
2) To acquire the ability to recognise, reflect deeply on and explain the problems that the individual encounters in his efforts to make sense of himself and his world;
3) To acquire the ability to understand and question ideas relating to the nature of reality, knowledge and values that are present in all fields of human experience;
4) To acquire the ability to identify and analyse problems that are transversal to various disciplinary areas, arts and culture, showing effective integration of knowledge and appropriate treatment of complex issues;
5) To acquire the ability to apply knowledge to the appreciation of new problems and to develop solutions or formulate opinions in situations of limited information;
6) To acquire the ability to carry out research work, fully aware of the demanding principles required by the idea of science and with a sense of responsibility and the notion of implication.

General characterization

DGES code

8448

Cicle

Specialization Area

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

Giovanni Damele

Opening date

2023-09-11

Vacancies

30

Fees

1200 Euros/year or 3000 Euros/year (foreign students)

Schedule

Presencial Pós-Laboral

Teaching language

Portuguese Language

Degree pre-requisites

Length: 3 semesters.
Total credits: 93 credits (60 in course units of the study programme + 33 in the non-taught component).
Types of non-taught component: Dissertation, Project Work, Practical Work Experience with Report.
Number of credits from free-elective optionals: 10 credits (the student can obtain 10 credits from free-elective optionals in course units taught at post-graduate level at FCSH/UNL, or at any other national or foreign higher education institution with bilateral agreement.)
The degree of "mestre" corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.

Competencies:
1) To acquire the ability to analyse and to produce critical argumentation expressed in clear, coherent, conceptually well-formed discourse, rigorously grounded in theory and understandable to specialists and non-specialists alike;
2) To acquire the ability to recognise, reflect deeply on and explain the problems that the individual encounters in his efforts to make sense of himself and his world;
3) To acquire the ability to understand and question ideas relating to the nature of reality, knowledge and values that are present in all fields of human experience;
4) To acquire the ability to identify and analyse problems that are transversal to various disciplinary areas, arts and culture, showing effective integration of knowledge and appropriate treatment of complex issues;
5) To acquire the ability to apply knowledge to the appreciation of new problems and to develop solutions or formulate opinions in situations of limited information;
6) To acquire the ability to carry out research work, fully aware of the demanding principles required by the idea of science and with a sense of responsibility and the notion of implication.

This path is an option of

Master in Philosophy

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

Conditional Options (a) In order to carry out the non-teaching component leading to a master's degree, the student must opt ​​for one of the modalities offered.
Code Name ECTS
Options
722031041 Dissertation in Political Philosophy 33.0
722031081 Work Experience with Report in 33.0
722031066 Project Work in Political Philosophy 33.0
Mandatory ECTS number: 33
Obrigatórias
Code Name ECTS
722031044 Contemporary Politics and Ethics 10.0
722031047 Philosophy of Law and the State 10.0
722031049 History of Political Philosophy 10.0
722031032 Issues in Philosophical Anthropology 10.0
722031045 Issues in the Philosophy of History 10.0
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.