Master's Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Tomar in Portugal

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Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

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Master in Editorial Design

Polytechnic Institute of Tomar
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Tomar

The need to prepare a professional designer specialized in the editorial area makes us to provide this master with an offer that covers the fullest possible knowledge in the field. [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Tomar in Portugal. We know how to graduate editorial designers! The need to prepare a professional designer specialized in the editorial area makes us to provide this master with an offer that covers the fullest possible knowledge in the field. Teaching is guided by the realization of practical work of a professional nature, supported by strong theoretical knowledge and analysis of domestic and foreign publishing. The curriculum of the MSc program comprises the development of knowledge in the following areas scientific-technical: Editorial Design (110 ECTS); Graphic Culture (4 ECTS); Journalism (6 ECTS) Objectives The cycle of studies leading to a Master's degree in Editorial Design aims to provide/deepen conceptual, strategic and technical knowledge in the multidisciplinary field of editorial design. It also aims to promote the acquisition/development of varied skills: editorial, creative, experimentalism, planning and teamwork, with a view to integrate the student into the national and international job market. Professional Goals Holders of the master's degree in Editorial Design are prepared to perform as: Editorial Designer Art Director Graphic Designer Multimedia Designer in Publishing Houses, Magazines, Newspapers, Editorial Groups and other media; Design Studios, Advertising Agencies and Communication Companies; as freelancers. Qualification Requirements The master's degrees are regulated by Portuguese Law and applicable program regulations established by the School of Technology-IPT. In order to complete the master's degree it is necessary to accumulate 120 ECTS credits distributed throughout 4 curricular semesters as according to the course curriculum. Each ECTS credit corresponds to 27 hours of work. Graduation requirements Completion of this course of study requires a pass in all its constituent modules, including the public defence of work project, dissertation or internship report so as to gain a total of 120 accumulated ECTS credits in accordance with general and specific assessment regulations. Learning outcomes Holders of the master's degree in Editorial Design are expected to have acquired a wide range of skills namely: Academic Skills: organise and implement a methodology for editorial projects; use, in a structured manner, the several levels of information present in an editorial project; organise coherent, structured information based on multiple complex-data platforms trying to achieve a balance between function and form, decodable interface and communicative expression; develop an experimentalist posture and practices that will allow individual and original approaches in design and editorial projects; implement internationalisation initiatives; promote innovation in the editorial market sector; Instrumental Skills: use appropriate, state-of-the-art technological tools in order to effectively meet the demands of the editorial design professional area; have a good command of editorial processes and techniques. Interpersonal Skills: develop interpersonal relationships that will allow them to work as part of a team; be able to join an editorial planning and organisation unit; develop leadership and cooperation projects; Systemic Skills: develop self-learning strategies that will help them to progress in their future professions; have a global view of the editorial sector and the strategies that can be implemented; develop technical and creative thinking and the ability to innovate and create new knowledge. [-]

Master in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art

Polytechnic Institute of Tomar
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Tomar

This course of study includes: A master's program organised into course units corresponding to 80 ECTS credits; A final dissertation worth 40 ECTS credits; [+]

Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue postgraduate studies. Objectives This course of study includes: A master's program organised into course units corresponding to 80 ECTS credits; A final dissertation worth 40 ECTS credits; This master's degree was designed so as to develop competencies in the following technical-scientific areas: Prehistory (6 compulsory ECTS and up to optional 18 ECTS), Quaternary Geology (6 compulsory ECTS and up to 18 optional ECTS), Palaeoanthropology (6 compulsory ECTS and up to 18 optional ECTS), Methods and Techniques (6 compulsory ECTS and up to 18 optional ECTS), Museography and Didactics (6 compulsory ECTS and up to 18 optional ECTS), field and laboratory work (8 ECTS) e optional credits to be obtained in congress projects, publications and others (up to 9 ECTS). The minimum amount of ECTS credits required in taught modules is 63 and the maximum is 72. Professional Goals Holders of the master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art are prepared to perform Public Sector: Municipal Archaeologists; Central government (DGPC and attached services); Museums; Heritage and tourism management services; Private Sector: Organisations engaged in archaeological activities; Organisations engaged in cultural and tourism activities; Land management providers Education: Higher polytechnic education; University education; Professional training in archaeology, cultural heritage and rock art International labour market: Higher education; Museums; Government services; Professional training; Consultancy Qualification Requirements The master's degrees are regulated by the Portuguese Law and applicable program regulations established by the School of Technology-IPT. In order to complete the master's degree it is necessary to accumulate 120 ECTS credits from modules, field and laboratory work, papers, congresses and final dissertation. Each ECTS credit corresponds to 27 hours of work. Graduation requirements Completion of the program requires a pass in all its constituent modules including the preparation and public defence of project work or internship report so as to accumulate 120 ECTS credits, of which 30 are compulsory, 40 correspond to the dissertation, 8 to field work and 42 to be selected among the optional modules available in the curriculum in compliance with general and specific assessment regulations. Learning outcomes Holders of the master's degree in prehistory archaeology and rock art must be able to: Identify and characterise archaeological sites in their environmental and cultural contexts; Identify archaeological resources and incorporate them in land planning programmes in order to attract investment and subsequent creation of workplaces and population settlement both at local and regional level; Have a good command of basic archaeological techniques in such areas as prehistory, protohistory and rock art; Be able to use basic vocabulary and understand the sub-areas of Prehistoric Archaeology, Rock Art, Lithic Technology, Ceramic Technology, Experimental Archaeology, Latin-American Archaeology, Computer Applications for Archaeology, Geoarchaeology, Palaeoanthropology, Archaeometry, Archaeobotany, Zooarchaeology, Museography and Didactics. Demonstrate full autonomy in at least one of the following sub-areas: Prehistoric Archaeology, Rock Art, Lithic Technology, Ceramic Technology, Experimental Archaeology, Latin-American Archaeology, Computer Applications for Archaeology, Geoarchaeology, Palaeoanthropology, Archaeometry, Archaeobotany, Zooarchaeology, Museography and Didactics. Be aware of the importance of enhancing and exploring archaeological resources as factors for profitability and minimization of negative impacts; Evaluate the scientific, didactic, patrimonial and cultural potential of areas of archaeological and landscape interest in order to use them as an instrument for regional promotion and development. Draw up archaeological/tourist tour guides to disseminate and promote the areas of interest; Draw up archaeological heritage risk maps for land planning. Recognition of prior learning Credit transfer is limited to 60 ECTS credits and, in that event, students will be able to apply for completion of the program in one academic year. Info to candidates Application Process: Candidates must send course admission requirement and letter directed to Master Director, justifying their interest in the course and referring intended area of specialization (candidates may indicate an eventual theme for Master Thesis Dissertation), attaching Curriculum Vitae, copy of competence certificate/Diploma, copy of Identity Card /Passport and VAT number, and Application Form. Candidates that are completing degree in the current academic year may apply conditionally (this should be mentioned in the application for admission). Documentation must be sent by post to: Secretariat of Master in Preshistoric Archeology and Rock Art Instituto Politécnico de Tomar Quinta do Contador - Estrada da Serra 2300-313 Tomar - Portugal Tel. (+351) 249 346 363 / Fax. (+351) 249 346 366 Email: mestrados.gri@ipt.pt Selection of Candidates: until 6th October 2015. Selection of Candidates is made by Directive Comission of Master Course, based on criteria bellow, which are identical to those defined by the Erasmus Mundus European Master, under a total of 100 points: Classification of Degree (max.20) Candidate's motivation letter (max.15) Knowledge of english or french (max. 10) Knowledge of other languages (max. 5) Professional experience in Archaeology (max.20) Additional qualifications, namely other academic degrees or publications (Max. 5) Adequation of Thesis theme or previous publications (max. 20) Age (5 points for those under 30 years old) Candidates may be submitted to an interview, whenever Directive Comission thinks it is necessary. Key areas of training: Prehistory, Paleoanthropology, Quaternary Geology, Methods and Techniques in Archaeology and Heritage Didactics. Key areas of specialization: Prehistoric Archaeology, Rock Art, Lithic Technology, Ceramic Technology, Latin American Archaeology, Computer Applications to Archaeology, Geo-archeology, Archaeometry, Archaeo-botany, Paleobotany, Zoo-archaeology, Sub-Aquatic Archeology, Quality Management Heritage (Collaboration of HERITY program), Quaternary Geology, Prehistory and Heritage Management. Other specializations within Erasmus Mundus network. Statistics of former graduates : 70% working in Archeology; 25% in Doctorate. Main areas of research: Tagus Valley (Portugal and Spain), Greece, Angola, Namibia, Tanzania, Brazil. Location: Master classes take mainly place at Museu de Arte Pré-Histórica e do Sagrado no Vale do Tejo, Mação. Some modules take place in Tomar. Regime: Classroom. Most compulsory modules take place on Friday and Saturday. Some modules may occur during week. Fee: 2,000.00 Euros (1,000.00 Euros / year) + 150.00 Euros for registration + 2,00 Euros for annual school insurance. Registration: will take place from 9th to 12th October 2015 at IPT Academic Services, and the following documentation is required: copy of Identity Card /Passport and VAT number (may be delivered later in case of foreign students), 2 small photos, copy of vaccination bulletin (with tetanus updated), and filled application form (provided by Academic Services). Students must pay registration fee (150,00 Euros) and annual school insurance (2,00 Euros). Following Studies: Students under Master Course, beside other programmes, may continue their studies through same research lines in Erasmus Mundus Doctorate Quaternary and Prehistory. Classes Begining: 12th October 2015. [-]