Master's Program in Humanities Studies in Portugal

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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 2017/2018

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Master in History

Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The History, Arts and Humanities Department (DHAH) has a teaching tradition of 30 years. It has always addressed both the initial education of young people and further training throughout life, which is the reason it has always provided training opportunities in the early evening for working students. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. Nowadays it is agreed that the Humanities play a fundamental role in the higher education of individuals regardless of the professional activities they pursue. The best form to relaunch the role of the Humanities in an innovative way adapted to the present and anticipating the needs of the future is a topic of current debate. The History, Arts and Humanities Department (DHAH) has a teaching tradition of 30 years. It has always addressed both the initial education of young people and further training throughout life, which is the reason it has always provided training opportunities in the early evening for working students. On the other hand, we aim to meet the demand for an open and interdisciplinary perspective on the part of students who have attended university elsewhere and turn to our Department to advance their knowledge. The diversity of professional positions attained by our History graduates attests the quality and recognition of the degree by national institutions. Many of our graduates work in the management and safeguarding of the country’s artistic, historical and archaeological heritage. The teaching activities of the Department are conducted in three study cycles: Bachelor in History, Master Degree in History, Archaeology and Heritage and the PhD in History, a range that allows the full training of students from general to advanced education, in several areas of scientific expertise. [-]

Master in European Union Policies and Territorial Co-operation

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in European Union Policies and Territorial Cooperation, is a joint programme under the umbrella of the University of Minho (EEG and ICS), Portugal, and the University of Vigo, Spain, along with the support of the European Centre of Excellence (EEET). [+]

Justification and Purpose The Master Programme in European Union Policies and Territorial Cooperation, is a joint programme under the umbrella of the University of Minho (EEG and ICS), Portugal, and the University of Vigo, Spain, along with the support of the European Centre of Excellence (EEET). It intends to contribute to the development and updating of knowledge on the policies of the European Union and Territorial Co-operation. Its specific objectives are listed below: Deepen the issues of development and social inequalities, the environment and social change, of the territorial dynamics and processes of globalisation; Provide in-depth knowledge about the institutional system of the EU and its political processes (actors, contexts and agendas); Increase awareness about the philosophy, standards, financial instruments and, in particular, the initiatives that characterise the European agenda; Analyse the characteristics, earnings and deficits of territorial co-operation promoted by the EU; Project the territorial co-operation in the framework of the European Union, and with respect to the Euroregion Galicia-Northern Portugal, to deepen knowledge of this reality in the social, economic, political, cultural and administrative dimension. It is a three-semester-long Master Programme which accounts for 90 ECTS. The two first semestres are devoted to the programme coursework, whereas the completion of the third semester may occur in the format of an internship in an institution/company, or a project work. The completion of the coursework awards the student with a Specialisation Diploma in European Union Policies and Territorial Co-operation (60 ECTS). The completion of the three-semester-long programme (90 ECTS) awards... [-]

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... [+]

Best Masters in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. 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: Publishing houses Freelance translation Translation agencies Language services Language of instruction 50% English 50% Spanish FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects Working as a Professional in Translation Business Management Translation Strategies and Problem Solving (English-Spanish) Translation Strategies and Problem Solving (Spanish-English) Tools for Specialized Translation Tools for Subtitling Revision, Editing and Post-Editing Translated Texts (English-Spanish) Revision, Editing and Post-Editing Translated Texts (Spanish-English) Work Placement Final Master's Project OPTIONAL SUBJECTS In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated Scientific and Technical Translation Legal and Financial Translation English-Spanish Literary Translation Spanish-English Literary Translation Admission qualifications Specific requirements for admission to the master's programme An undergraduate degree in any field. For students to be admitted to the programme,in addition to the general requirements for a master's programme, they... [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign/Second Language

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

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialities: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates, with or... [+]

Master's Degree in English Language Teaching First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialities: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates, with or without experience, who wish to work professionally in the field of English language teaching. Carreer oportunitites The obvious area in which the graduates from this programme can work is English language teaching at all levels. In general, language teaching provides students with multidisciplinary training in the humanities which prepares them for all sorts of activities involving the transmission of cultural knowledge. The future master’s-degree graduates will be qualified to work in the following fields: Language teaching English teachers in private and state-run language teaching institutions in Spain (Official School of Languages, language services, language academies, adult education, etc.) English teachers abroad in both private and state-run institutions English teachers for specific purposes in private companies, multinationals and international agencies Teachers of other subjects in English for bilingual institutions Heads or heads of studies in schools English language assistants in foreign universities English language teachers in secondary schools Language advisors for schools, publishers, or other public and private companies University lecturers at graduate or postgraduate level Researcher into teaching– learning English Author of text books for learning English in publishers... [-]

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 palaeoontology 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... [+]

Best Masters in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. Master in Quaternary Archaeology and Human Evolution (Erasmus Mundus) This master's degree has three main areas: research into human palaeoecology and prehistory, palaeoanthropology, geology and palaeoontology 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 Career opportunities Research in Quaternary archeology and human evolution, with specialisations in the disciplinary branches, including field and rescue archeology, dissemination and museumisation of human evolution and Quaternary archeology, and conservation and restoration of archaeological material of the Pleistocene. Timetable Classes are held in the morning and afternoon/evening from Monday to Friday. The face-to-face part of each subject is concentrated in two weeks. Language of instruction Catalan/Spanish/English Participating universities University of Ferrara (Italy) Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (Portugal) University of Tràs-os-Montes and Alto Douro (Portugal) National Museum of Natural History (Paris, France) FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects Computer Science and Statistics Applied to Archaeology Geology of the Quaternary Prehistory of Asia and Oceania Prehistory in Europe Prehistory... [-]

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

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus Full time 18 months October 2017 Portugal Tomar

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 in 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 archeology. Chronological periods or concepts in classical history and archeology. There are three priority areas of specialisation: Landscape archaeology Archeology of architecture Archaeology of cultural material Students will be provided with basic, methodological, technological and advanced training. Students will also do work experience that familiarises them with fieldwork, archaeological management, research or museum management. Career opportunities Graduates are capable of working in the fields bellow: Archaeological companies and cultural industries Public authorities (municipal, regional, provincial and state authorities) Museums Research in universities and research centres Timetable Classes are held in the morning and afternoon/evening, mainly at the Faculty of Arts of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili and at the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology. Some subjects are taught at the Faculty of Arts of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Blended learning subjects are also taught through on the URV's and UAB's virtual campuses. Language of instruction Catalan/Spanish. Occasional seminars in English, French or Italian FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects Historical Evolution of the Landscape: Palaeoenvironment and GIS Drawing and Restoration Techniques for Architecture... [-]

Master in Translation

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

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

Best Masters in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. Program Description This master programme is fully lectured in English and its main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. This master programme 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 programme 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 programme in Portuguese Language and Portuguese Speaking Countries, both also offered by IPB. Profile of the programme The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional specialized skills in the study areas. Key learning outcomes The degree of "mestre" (master) in Translation is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to: Consolidate linguistic competence in two foreign languages and apply them to diverse linguistic services in general and translation practice in particular; Enhance linguistic knowledge at the level of terminology, editing, revising, text analysis and production; Integrate technological tools as a support for the translator activity, namely in the fields of localization and audiovisual translation; Emphasize the practical component throughout the whole degree; Link... [-]

Master's Degree In Development And International Cooperation

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The Master in International Cooperation and Development has as main objective to provide Master's students additional skills acquired in the first cycle to allow them a high employability as leaders, staff and senior technicians of public and private companies, organizations related to international cooperation. [+]

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The Master in International Cooperation and Development has as main objective to provide Master's students additional skills acquired in the first cycle to allow them a high employability as leaders, staff and senior technicians of public and private companies, organizations related to international cooperation. It is intended to be made a deepening of economic theories, political and sociological development and social change, as well as international cooperation for development; who know the research methodologies in this area, as well as the complexity of empirical reality of developing countries; and that Master's students have the skills to prepare technical dossiers to support the political decision-making in the area of ​​economic and social policy development, and international cooperation.... [-]


Master’s degree in Translation and Multicultural Communication

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 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. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. 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. The internships are supervised by university staff and will take place in reference companies, both in the region, and abroad. Candidates should hold a good first degree and prove competence in two foreign languages ( English, French, German, Italian, Spanish or Russian) and foreign students need to have sound knowledge of Portuguese. Students may be asked to confirm their linguistic proficiency before being offered a place. The course has 35 places. [-]

Master in PNNL PFL and PL2

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 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 2017 Portugal Braga

The Masters 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. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. The Masters 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 PhD degrees. As an acknowledged post-Bolonha degree, it is a degree that will be recognized in a variety of international contexts. Students will study subjects in the three areas of Linguistics, Culture and Literature through an approach which combines the theoretical and the practical, as well as the historical and the contemporary. The programme focuses on the English and North-American contexts as well as other international contexts where English is a language of communication. Through the inclusion of optional subjects in the course, students are encouraged to create individualised professional trajectories which take into account their future careers – or their present professional needs and requirements. [-]

Masters in Linguistics

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Masters Program in Linguistics provides a solid background in General Linguistics and Portuguese Linguistics. It is suitable to 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 to 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 PhD. Program in Linguistics, thus constituting a fundamental step towards the Ph.D and to a research career in the field. By providing in depth training in the fields of General Linguistics and Portuguese Linguistics, this Program will prepare post-graduates capable of intervening in different areas of activity: teaching of Portuguese as a first, second or foreign language; translation; editorial supervision; speech technologies; phorensic linguistics; definition of language policies in multilingual contexts. [-]

Master Degree in European Union Policies and Territorial Cooperation

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The 2nd cycle of studies in European Policies and Territorial Cooperation is an official master's degree recognized in the European Higher Education Area, and it results from a partnership between the Institute of Social Sciences and the School of Economics and Management of University of Minho. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. Academic degree: Master ECTS: 90 Duration: 3 curricular semesters Regime: After Working Hours Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Political Science, International Relations, Sociology The 2nd cycle of studies in European Policies and Territorial Cooperation is an official master's degree recognized in the European Higher Education Area, and it results from a partnership between the a partnership between the Institute of Social Sciences and the School of Economics and Management of University of Minho. With support from the European Centre for Transboundary Excellence, this master program aims to contribute to further development and updating of knowledge on EU policies and territorial cooperation, with special attention to the Euroregion Galicia-North of Portugal in their social, economic, political, administrative and cultural dimensions. [-]

Master Degree in Cultural Heritage

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master in Cultural Heritage of the University of Minho aims to enhance a training profile with highly specialized skills that enable their graduates to perform research tasks, projects’ coordination and management that value the historical and cultural assets, networking with local and regional development structures, appropriately framed in legal terms and with scientific and professional ethical awareness. [+]

Academic degree: Master ECTS: 120 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: After Working Hours Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: History The Master in Cultural Heritage of the University of Minho aims to enhance a training profile with highly specialized skills that enable their graduates to perform research tasks, projects’ coordination and management that value the historical and cultural assets, networking with local and regional development structures, appropriately framed in legal terms and with scientific and professional ethical awareness. The intrinsic interdisciplinarity of the master’s concept justifies the use of the most diverse scientific fields, from Archaeology to Anthropology, passing through Education Sciences, International Relations, Public Administration, Geology, Geography and the New Information Technologies, in addition to History, the main scientific area. This variety of approaches will provide students with skills to solve problems in broader and more suited context, regarding the requirements of the labor market reality. [-]

Master Degree in History

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 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. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. 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 contemporary world an historical deep vision. The first year of the course is curricular. The second year includes the development of a dissertation or an internship project. [-]