Master's Program in Humanities Studies in Portugal

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Humanities Studies

The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.

Portugal is one of the warmest European countries. University programs are very affordable. In fact Portugal has one of the lowest living costs for students. Enjoy the the great beaches in Algarve or the old wings of history in the capital city of Lisbon.

Top Master Programs in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2018

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University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Professional English-Spanish Translation

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2018 Portugal Tomar

The master’s in Professional English-Spanish Translation seeks to train translation professionals capable of adapting to market needs, meeting clients expectations and successfully managing their own activity. For that purpose, students are offered a range of subjects aimed at developing professional skills in technical translation, legal translation and literary translation with special emphasis on translation technologies... [+]

Master's Degree in Professional English-Spanish Translation

The master’s in Professional English translation seeks to train translation professionals capable of adapting to market needs, meeting clients expectations and successfully managing their own activity. For that purpose, students are offered a range of subjects aimed at developing translation skills related to business management and translation technologies. A number of optional subjects on different types of bi-directional English-Spanish specialised translation are offered, including technical translation, legal translation and literary translation.

Career opportunities

Graduates in University Master's Degree in Professional Translation: English-Spanish are capable of working in:... [-]


University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus)

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Tomar

This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeontology of the Quaternary; archaeological intervention; and the management, conservation and socialisation of archaeological heritage. It shares objectives and educational activities with the degrees in History and Anthropology and Human Evolution through introductory subjects to... [+]

Master of Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus)

This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeontology of the Quaternary; archaeological intervention; and the management, conservation and socialisation of archaeological heritage. It shares objectives and educational activities with the degrees in History and Anthropology and Human Evolution through introductory subjects to a specialisation in archaeology.

It offers a specialised, career-oriented degree designed to prepare students for research in the field of Quaternary archaeology without neglecting the important demands of society and the labour market. It aims to train students to evaluate and draw up reports on archaeological interventions so that they can work as specialists in the field of archaeology or in the management of archaeological heritage... [-]


University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time Part time 14 - 26 months Open Enrollment Portugal Tomar + 1 more

The curriculum of the Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology is divided into three semesters that can be taken in two years, at the end of which students must submit and present their master's degree thesis... [+]

Inter-university Master of Classical Archaeology

The curriculum of the Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology is divided into three semesters that can be taken in a year and a half, at the end of which students must submit and present their master's degree thesis.

The course is divided into subjects with the following content:

Introduction to methodology and content that is of general use for the discipline. Professional-track content. Focusing on specific research areas in the field of classical archaeology. Chronological periods or concepts in classical history and archaeology.

There are three priority areas of specialisation:

Landscape archaeology Archeology of architecture Archaeology of cultural material ... [-]

Master in Translation

Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Bragança

This master program is fully lectured in English and its main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. This master program is designed for the simultaneous attendance of Portuguese and international students, thus encouraging a real international academic environment. [+]

Program Description

This master program is fully lectured in English and its main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. This master program is designed for the simultaneous attendance of Portuguese and international students, thus encouraging a real international academic environment. The languages used are Portuguese and English. The purpose of this master program is to train translators in Portuguese, English and another optional language (French or Spanish). International students are required to have a bachelor diploma and a proficiency level in both English (min. C1) and Portuguese (min. B2). This B2 level can also be obtained through the previous attendance of a 1-year long Portuguese Language and Culture course or the 3-years bachelor program in Portuguese Language and Portuguese Speaking Countries, both also offered by IPB.... [-]


Master’s degree in Translation and Multicultural Communication

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master’s degree in Translation and Multicultural Communication prepares its students for the language professions. Advanced training in translation technologies, translation practice, audiovisual translation, localization, and several options which allow the student to create an individual autonomous professional project, or to develop research projects in the areas of translation, corpora linguistics or terminology. [+]

The Master’s degree in Translation and Multicultural Communication prepares its students for the language professions. Advanced training in translation technologies, translation practice, audiovisual translation, localization, and several options which allow the student to create an individual autonomous professional project, or to develop research projects in the areas of translation, corpora linguistics or terminology.

The staff is an experienced, dedicated and qualified group, supportive and stimulating their students to achieve their full potential. During the two years, students will be able to meet qualified professionals who are invited to give workshops, talks, and specific extra-curricular training.... [-]


Master in PNNL PFL and PL2

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Braga

The main objective of the Master in PNNL PFL and PL2 is to provide students with the theoretical and practical tools for action in the PLNM PLE/ PL2, helping to update and enhance knowledge relating both to the Portuguese language, literature and culture and to the literatures and cultures of Portuguese speaking countries, as well as to enhance their applicability in various contexts. [+]

The main objective of the Master in PNNL PFL and PL2 is to provide students with the theoretical and practical tools for action in the PLNM PLE/ PL2, helping to update and enhance knowledge relating both to the Portuguese language, literature and culture and to the literatures and cultures of Portuguese-speaking countries, as well as to enhance their applicability in various contexts.

It seeks to respond to requests from the current social context, strongly marked by important changes as a result of migratory movements that have contributed greatly to the cultural and linguistic diversity that today characterize the reality of the country. It also seeks to develop agents capable of implementing a policy of dissemination and consolidation of the Portuguese language and culture in the dynamics of the strategic relations of Portugal with partners in the CPLP and European Union (EU) and other countries of destination of the Portuguese diaspora.... [-]


Masters in English Language, Literature and Culture

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master's degree in English Language, Literature, and Culture prepares students for a wide range of careers where English is the working language as well as for specific careers within English Studies. [+]

The Master's degree in English Language, Literature, and Culture prepares students for a wide range of careers where English is the working language as well as for specific careers within English Studies. It aims to build on knowledge and competencies acquired during a bachelor degree and to prepare students for a professional career using English. It also aims to broaden the scientific horizons of all those already working, as is the case of teachers. It provides students with the oral and written skills to be able to work within an English-speaking professional environment and establishes a coherent basis for those who wish to pursue research careers in this field within Ph.D. degrees. As an acknowledged post-Bolonha degree, it is a degree that will be recognized in a variety of international contexts.... [-]


Masters in Linguistics

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Masters Program in Linguistics provides a solid background in General Linguistics and Portuguese Linguistics. It is suitable for students interested in working on Portuguese and its different varieties as well those interested in other languages, from a comparative perspective. Given its curricular structure, it is also of interest to High School instructors seeking an update in the field of Linguistics. [+]

Academic Degree: Masters (after Bologna) ECTS: 180 Duration: 4 semesters Regime: Normal Place: Campus de Gualtar, Braga Predominant scientific areas: General Linguistics / Portuguese Linguistics

The Masters Program in Linguistics provides a solid background in General Linguistics and Portuguese Linguistics. It is suitable for students interested in working on Portuguese and its different varieties as well those interested in other languages, from a comparative perspective. Given its curricular structure, it is also of interest to High School instructors seeking an update in the field of Linguistics. The Program provides an opportunity of integration in the ongoing research projects of the research line in Linguistics at the Centro de Estudos Humanísticos of the University of Minho and is organized in articulation with the areas of specialization of the Ph.D. Program in Linguistics, thus constituting a fundamental step towards the Ph.D. and to a research career in the field.... [-]


Master Degree in History

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The master program in History aims to provide graduate students the deepening of their historic interests, within the faculty research areas. The course is founded in a theoretical and methodological framework - crossing the entire training period – targeting the development of research techniques (by using a wide range of methodologies) and the contact with different ways of doing historiography. [+]

Academic degree: Master ECTS: 120 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: Others Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: History

The master program in History aims to provide graduate students the deepening of their historic interests, within the faculty research areas. The course is founded in a theoretical and methodological framework - crossing the entire training period – targeting the development of research techniques (by using a wide range of methodologies) and the contact with different ways of doing historiography. It is intended that the students acquire skills in historical research, developing the ability to design research projects and to disseminate historical knowledge, through which they will be able to give the contemporary world an historical deep vision.... [-]


Master Degree in Archeology

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master's Degree in Archaeology at the University of Minho is a program of advanced training, emerging from the need to structure a more targeted, complementary preparation to the autonomous practice of Archeology. [+]

Academic degree: Master ECTS: 180 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: Others Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga

The Master's Degree in Archaeology at the University of Minho is a program of advanced training, emerging from the need to structure a more targeted, complementary preparation to the autonomous practice of Archeology. Thus, the course aims to achieve the following objectives:

In-depth knowledge and understanding of the skills acquired during the 1st cycle in the context of Archeology and related fields, in order to enable graduates to exercise research tasks, planning, and management of archaeological activity. Promoting new skills within the academic research, awakening to a critical view of the archaeological subjects - in their ethical and social consequences - and to the need to communicate results in different ways, to various publics. To develop professional skills that enable graduates to the full exercise of the archaeological activity and to an independent and responsible practice of the profession of an archaeologist. [-]

Master's Degree In Education And Multimedia

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior de Educação (ESEV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Viseu

The course of study leading to the degree of Master of Education and Multimedia aims to train specialists in the area of ​​Information and Communication Technologies and multimedia applied to Education and Training. [+]

Presentation

The course of study leading to the degree of Master of Education and Multimedia aims to train specialists in the area of ​​Information and Communication Technologies and multimedia applied to Education and Training.

Deepen a theoretical framework and skills on the problems and challenges of integrating ICT in Educational Design; Develop knowledge and skills to design, implement and evaluate learning environments with ICT in curricular context; Acquire design skills and implementation of mediated educational resources; Develop promotion of ICT skills and project management School context; Promote learning skills throughout life and research in the field of Educational Technology. ... [-]