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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Although some education can be very informal, most mainstream education happens in a more formalized setting. This sort of education is typically divided into various stages, which include preschool, kindergarten, middle school, and high school. Higher education includes college, post graduate programs, masters degrees, and doctorates.

 

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

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Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Adult Education

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education, is a cycle of studies that aims to develop competencies in the areas of educational policies, history and basics of Adult Education, pedagogy, training and research methodologies, sociology of non-school education, adult education projects design, management and assessment, and socio-educational intervention. [+]

Best Masters in Education in Portugal 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education, is a cycle of studies that aims to develop competencies in the areas of educational policies, history and basics of Adult Education, pedagogy, training and research methodologies, sociology of non-school education, adult education projects design, management and assessment, and socio-educational intervention. The master's degree aims at promoting the scientific and professional development of the master's students, consistently with the demands felt in this field in the international arena, as well as with the requirements of a master's degree that clearly undertakes a scientific and pedagogical rigorous perspective and the commitment towards fundamental values for a democratic society. The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Education The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master in Informatics Teaching

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). [+]

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). This cycle of studies aims at training well-informed, critical and active professional Informatics Teachers that are able: to rebuild their thought and actions during their lifetime; to structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learnings within the framework of a global development perspective of individuals and of their accomplished inclusion in school and in the information society; to incorporate adequate methodologies encompassing the principles of reflection, self-orientation, creativity and innovation, not only as a source of knowledge, but also and mainly as a catalyst for action; to develop conscious, deliberate and responsible actions in the contexts of professional practice. [-]

Master of Philosophy Teaching in the Secondary School

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Conducive cycle of studies to the Master's Degree in Philosophy Teaching in Secondary Education, created in the implementation of the Bologna process, provides professional qualification for teaching Philosophy for secondary education, as provided by the Law of Vocational Qualification System for the Teaching in Preschool Education and Basic and Secondary Education (Decree-Law no 79/2014 of May 14 and Declaration of Rectification No. 32/2014). [+]

Best Masters in Education in Portugal 2017. The Conducive cycle of studies to the Master's Degree in Philosophy Teaching in Secondary Education, created in the implementation of the Bologna process, provides professional qualification for teaching Philosophy for secondary education, as provided by the Law of Vocational Qualification System for the Teaching in Preschool Education and Basic and Secondary Education (Decree-Law no 79/2014 of May 14 and Declaration of Rectification No. 32/2014). This cycle of studies Philosophy aims to train teachers for secondary education that professionals are informed, critical and active, able to: rebuild their thinking and action throughout life; structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learning in the context of the integral development of individuals and their full inclusion in school and society; incorporate methodologies guided by the principles of reflexivity, auto-detection, creativity and innovation, giving pride of place to research, not only as a source of knowledge but rather as a way of knowing and intervening; develop a conscious action, deliberate and responsible in the context of professional practice. [-]

Master of Physical Education Education in Basic and Secondary Education

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

This Master of Physical Education Education in Basic and Secondary Education, created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, provides professional qualification for teaching in the area of Physical Education in Primary and Secondary Education, under the terms of the Juridical Regime of Vocational Qualification System for Teaching in Preschool Education and Elementary and Secondary Education (Decree-Law nr. 79/2014, may 14th and Declaration of Rectification nr. 32/2014). [+]

This Master of Physical Education Education in Basic and Secondary Education, created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, provides professional qualification for teaching in the area of Physical Education in Primary and Secondary Education, under the terms of the Juridical Regime of Vocational Qualification System for Teaching in Preschool Education and Elementary and Secondary Education (Decree-Law nr. 79/2014, may 14th and Declaration of Rectification nr. 32/2014). This Cycle of Studies aims at training teachers of Physical Education in Primary and Secondary Education, which can also act on the 1st cycle of Basic Education, as part of the Curriculum Enrichment Activities. Being structured over formations of a 1st cycle of studies in the area of Physical Education, it aims at ensuring the knowledge and core competencies for teachers in different educational levels for which it professionalizes, taking into account the specificities of each of them. [-]

Master´s Degree in Education - Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Part time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. [+]

Best Masters in Education in Portugal 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. This master's aims at: providing a theoretical and conceptual framework operationalised in terms of temporal principles, models and manifestations of adult education and community intervention; providing the knowledge of a set of methods, techniques and strategies applied in the field of adult education and community intervention; enabling an operational adaptation to the mediation and evaluation demands in the professional contexts of adult education and community intervention; streamlining processes of practical application of the knowledge acquired in concrete situations of adult education, animation and community intervention; and developing research skills in the field of adult education and community intervention. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialisation Certificate in Adult Education and Community Intervention. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Education. [-]

Master´s Degree in Education - Area of Specialisation in Educational Mediation and Supervision in Training

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Part time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Educational Mediation and Supervision in Training, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Educational Mediation and Supervision in Training, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. This master's aims at: providing founded and problematising knowledge of theories and practices of educational mediation and supervision in training in the diverse contexts of professional intervention; developing conceptual models and devices and methodologically appropriate for programmes and projects in the field of intervention and supervision in training, and mediation; developing research methodologies in education adjusted to the study on and to the intervention in processes of educational mediation and supervision in training; and enabling for the autonomous practice of educational mediation and supervision in training. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialisation Certificate in Educational Mediation and Supervision in Training. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Education. [-]

Master´s Degree in Special Education - Area of Specialization in Early Intervention

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Special Education, Area of Specialization in Early Intervention, aims at preparing master's students to adopt innovating models and practices at the level of Early Intervention. [+]

Best Masters in Education in Portugal 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Special Education, Area of Specialization in Early Intervention, aims at preparing master's students to adopt innovating models and practices at the level of Early Intervention. With this master's degree, students not only develop skills in the area of Early Intervention, but also become empowered to intervene in practices related to the care of children at risk and their families, by providing them with knowledge on: the assessment of children and families; the understanding of existing organizational models of the Early Intervention Programs for children at risk from 0 to 3 and from 3 to 6 years; the practice of interdisciplinary teamwork; the work with families; the development, implementation and evaluation of Individualized Family Support Plans (IFSP) and Individual Education Programme (IEP); the educational research practice and the management and coordination of interdisciplinary services and in-service training. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialization Certificate in Early Intervention. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Special Education. [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Educational Technology

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Educational Technology, aims at training specialists in the field of Information and Communication Technologies applied to Education/Training. [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Educational Technology, aims at training specialists in the field of Information and Communication Technologies applied to Education/Training. This master's aims at: promoting the acquisition, development and deepening of knowledge and skills in the area of Educational Technology; promoting the preparation of teachers, trainers and other professionals in education with expertise in Educational Technology; training specialists and technical staff for professional structures and spaces in the areas of design, production, development and evaluation of educational technologies; promoting self-training competence, based on research in education, particularly in Educational Technology; fostering the development of capacities for research and innovation in the field of Educational Technology. The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Sociology of Education and Educational Policies

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Sociology of Education and Educational Policies, is mainly aimed at professionals involved in education and training institutions (such as universities and higher education schools, elementary and secondary schools, training centres) and in institutions with educational competencies (such as education associations and municipalities educational services, recreation centres, development projects and institutions, movements and networks of educating cities, and companies). [+]

Best Masters in Education in Portugal 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Sociology of Education and Educational Policies, is mainly aimed at professionals involved in education and training institutions (such as universities and higher education schools, elementary and secondary schools, training centres) and in institutions with educational competencies (such as education associations and municipalities educational services, recreation centres, development projects and institutions, movements and networks of educating cities, and companies). The cycle of studies will focus on scientific areas, such as Sociology of Education, Educational Policy and Research Methodology. The master's degree aims at promoting the scientific and professional development of the master's students, consistently with the demands felt in this field in the international arena, as well as with the requirements of a master's degree that clearly undertakes a scientific and pedagogical rigorous perspective and the commitment towards fundamental values for a democratic society. The completion of the first grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Sociology of Education and Educational Policies. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation, is primarily intended for specialised training of professionals of all levels of education and teaching, especially those that perform functions of coordination and guidance related to curriculum management; teachers wishing to reinforce their skills in building class and school curriculum projects; supervisors and advisers that accompany the Initiation to Professional Practice; technicians and consultants who, in different local or national organisations and projects, intervene in the design, development and evaluation of curricula and teaching material, or supervise curriculum development and innovation projects. The training path in this area of specialisation will enable master's students to acquire and develop knowledge and skills in curriculum development; discuss policies, models, processes and practices in curriculum; build design, management and project evaluation devices, framed within the requirements of educational innovation and develop research skills and knowledge production relevant to the transformation of curriculum practices in different educational and training contexts. The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master of Music Teaching

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

This Master of Music Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations and was organized together with the Department of Music of the Institute of Letters and Human Sciences (ILCH). [+]

Best Masters in Education in Portugal 2017. This Master of Music Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations and was organized together with the Department of Music of the Institute of Letters and Human Sciences (ILCH). It confers professional qualification for teaching in specialized music schools such as conservatories and music academies, in accordance to the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree nr. 79/2014 of May 14th and Correction Declaration nr. 32/2014, which indicates Portaria nr. 693/98 as regulating the specific professional qualifications for professional recruitment in music teaching). This cycle of studies aims at training Music Teachers (in the areas of Instrumental Music, Music Sciences and Choral Direction) that are well-informed, critical and active professionals, and who are able : to rebuild their thought and actions during their lifetime; to structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learnings within the frame of a global development perspective of individuals and of their accomplished inclusion in school and society; to obtain theoretical and technical knowledge for the development of pedagogical and artistic projects in the context of specialized schools; to incorporate adequate methodologies encompassing the principles of reflection, self-orientation, creativity and innovation, not only as a source of knowledge, but also and mainly as a catalyst for action; to develop conscious, deliberate and responsible actions in the contexts of professional practice. [-]

Master's Degree In Early Childhood Education And Teaching Of The 1st Cycle Of Basic Education

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's Degree in Pre-School Education and Training of the 1st cycle of basic education, set up under the implementation of the Bologna process, provides professional qualification for teaching in Kindergarten and 1st cycle of basic education laid down by the Law of Vocational Qualification System for Teaching in Preschool Education and Elementary and Secondary Education (Decree-Law no 79/2014 of 14 May and declaration of rectification No. 32/2014). [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's Degree in Pre-School Education and Training of the 1st cycle of basic education, set up under the implementation of the Bologna process, provides professional qualification for teaching in Kindergarten and 1st cycle of basic education laid down by the Law of Vocational Qualification System for Teaching in Preschool Education and Elementary and Secondary Education (Decree-Law no 79/2014 of 14 May and declaration of rectification No. 32/2014). This cycle of studies continues the training acquired in the Degree in Elementary Education and provides an approach and articulation between teaching practices in terms of the Childhood Education and the 1st cycle of basic education. In addition, to qualify for teaching these two levels, the Master takes advantage of the relevant specific training for each of them, fostering the development of an integrated professional profile, which is an added value to the education of children. [-]

Master´s Degree in Education - Area of Specialisation in Training, Work and Human Resources

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Training, Work and Human Resources is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. [+]

Best Masters in Education in Portugal 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Training, Work and Human Resources is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. This master's aims at: developing skills of critical analysis of education institutions, organisations, non-formal contexts, training departments and of human resource management, among others, with particular emphasis on the policies and practices of training, work and on the human resource management; providing conceptual and methodological alternative models that contribute to the assignment of other ways to the training, work and management experiences and to the construction of original and theoretically consolidated projects; developing leadership skills of programmes and projects, as well as of education and training departments and of human resource management, and also identification, recognition, validation and certification skills of non-formal and informal learning of lifelong training; and developing research skills in the field of training, work and human resource management. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialisation Certificate in Training, Work and Human Resources. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Education. [-]

Master´s Degree in Child Studies - Area of Specialization in Psychosocial Intervention with Children, Youths and Families

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Child Studies, Area of Specialisation in Psychosocial Intervention with Children, Youths and Families, aims at: promoting the development of advanced research on psychosocial intervention with children, youths and families; fostering the deepening of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of education, child and youth protection and of family intervention; creating conditions of improvement of psychosocial intervention with children, youths and families that are effectively and efficiently reverted to the development of programmes in areas of formal and informal education and of social intervention in Portugal. [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Child Studies, Area of Specialisation in Psychosocial Intervention with Children, Youths and Families, aims at: promoting the development of advanced research on psychosocial intervention with children, youths and families; fostering the deepening of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of education, child and youth protection and of family intervention; creating conditions of improvement of psychosocial intervention with children, youths and families that are effectively and efficiently reverted to the development of programmes in areas of formal and informal education and of social intervention in Portugal. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialisation Certificate in Psychosocial Intervention with Children, Youths and Families. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Child Studies. [-]

Master´s Degree in Special Education - Area of Specialization in Special Educational Needs –Cognitive-Motor Domain

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Special Education, Area of Specialization in Special Educational Needs –Cognitive-Motor Domain, seeks innovating ways to deepen the skills of graduates in the scientific area of the master's, by empowering them with knowledge on: the fundamentals (philosophy, laws, history, family, etc.) that led to the emergence and strengthening of Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) [+]

Best Masters in Education in Portugal 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Special Education, Area of Specialization in Special Educational Needs –Cognitive-Motor Domain, seeks innovating ways to deepen the skills of graduates in the scientific area of the master's, by empowering them with knowledge on: the fundamentals (philosophy, laws, history, family, etc.) that led to the emergence and strengthening of Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD); the characteristics of students with SLD; the identification, evaluation and planning of educational interventions; the selection and use of strategies based on research; the curriculum adaptations and adjustments; the development, implementation and evaluation of Individual Education Programs; the learning environments and social interactions; the vocational provision for pre-professional training; the practice of educational research; the management and coordination of interdisciplinary services; in-service training; the collaboration, ethics and professional practice. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialization Certificate in Special Educational Needs –Cognitive-Motor Domain. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Special Education. [-]