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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.

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Mestrado em Educação e Comunicação Multimédia (E-Learning)

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Santarem + 1 more

Objetivos: desenvolver competências, aptidões e métodos de investigação; desenvolver conhecimentos interdisciplinares adequados à análise e intervenção em situações de formação, onde os recursos multimédia poderão vir a ser potenciados; etc. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Portugal 2017. Mestrado em Educação e Comunicação Multimédia (E-Learning) Objetivos Desenvolver competências, aptidões e métodos de investigação; Desenvolver conhecimentos interdisciplinares adequados à análise e intervenção em situações de formação, onde os recursos multimédia poderão vir a ser potenciados; Favorecer e estimular o exercício da Pm, pautando-a por padrões de excelência académica e inovação quanto à sua conceção, gestão e tratamento de dados; Incrementar a sistematização contínua e a produção de conhecimento, visando a sua divulgação, em comunidades científicas e académicas - promover o contacto e a colaboração com produtores e investigadores com reconhecida competência nas Unidades Curriculares em curso; Estimula o desenvolvimento de competências, numa lógica de aprendizagem ao longo da vida; Encenar conteúdos relevantes em diferentes contextos do processo comunicacional, em articulação transversal com diferentes Unidades Curriculares; Estimular a análise e os processos de desenvolvimento e transferência para as organizações das melhores práticas e padrões internacionais. Duração: 2 Anos Ensino ministrado em Português / Inglês* Candidatura (35€) Anual (2500€) Utilização (35€) *os valores que se seguem serão oportunamente sujeitos a confirmação [-]

Master in International Relations

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Degree in International Relations at EEG intends to meet the need of advanced training in International Relations, as it accommodates itself to the requirements of the European Higher Education and in line with the changes resulting from the post-cold war and the 9/11, 2001. [+]

Justification and Purpose The Master Degree in International Relations at EEG intends to meet the need of advanced training in International Relations, as it accommodates itself to the requirements of the European Higher Education and in line with the changes resulting from the post-cold war and the 9/11, 2001. It is thus an eclectic education project, whose main objectives are: Offer advanced training on the main trends and dynamics of the contemporary International Relations Theory; Provide in-depth knowledge in specific fields (Diplomacy, International and Area Studies, respectively); Develop intellectual skills and practices in the field of International Relations, as well as soft skills (analysis, communication, problem-solving and interpersonal soft skills, among others). In this light, it is a four-semester-long programme which accumulates 120 ECTS. The first year is devoted to coursework, whilst combining six structural compulsory course units in the fields of Political Science and International Relations, and two optional course units within the scope of these two scientific areas, or complementary scientific areas such as Economics, Management or Administrative Sciences. The completion of the programme requires the student to research and prepare an original dissertation, or realise an internship and report. The Master Programme in International Relations unfolds a unique opportunity for the consolidation and development of performance skills in various organisational contexts, governmental and non-governmental, national and international, and in multiple areas (human rights, co-operation and development, international negotiations, inter alia), thus offering a complete and innovative training. Would you like to pursue a broadband programme to enrich your profile and enhance the prospects of your professional career? The Master Programme in International Relations is the best choice to launch your future. [-]

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). [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Portugal 2017. 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 the student with a Master Degree Diploma in European Union Policies and Territorial Co-operation. In addition to an innovative curriculum, this programme offers the possibility to exchange faculty and students. In the first semester, the University of Vigo faculty collaborates in delivering mandatory course units at the University of Minho, and in the second one, students may select courses (optional) which are delivered at the University of Vigo. Are you looking for a sound inter-university and international programme that enhances the prospects of your future career? The Master Programme in European Union Policies and Territorial Co-operation of the EEG-ICS has been designed for you. [-]

Master in Social Economics

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

This Programme allows students to deepen their previous education in economics. It also envisages to explore the emerging fields of the third sector, sustainability of Non-Profit Organisations, as well as more specific realities of Economic Science, in particular, Tourism Economics, the Economics of Sports and Welfare Economics, and thus prepare students to conduct scientific research. [+]

Justification and Purpose This Programme allows students to deepen their previous education in economics. It also envisages to explore the emerging fields of the third sector, sustainability of Non-Profit Organisations, as well as more specific realities of Economic Science, in particular, Tourism Economics, the Economics of Sports and Welfare Economics, and thus prepare students to conduct scientific research. Hence, it unfolds a double objective: Strengthen the EEG advanced academic offer in innovative domains of Economics; Offer advanced training in the field of the Social Economics. It is a three-semester-long programme which comprises 100 ECTS; the two first semester is dedicated to coursework. Coursework (first year) aims at strengthening the students’ soft skills and endowing students with a thorough knowledge of Economics Science applied to the Third Sector – through course units as diverse as the Economics of Tourism, the Economics of Institutions, or Multiculturalism, Citizenship and Social Inclusion. Hence, this Master Degree curriculum is largely rich in terms of contexts and areas of expertise, allowing for a wide range of specialisations when preparing the dissertation, or project or internship + report (to complete during the third semester) Holders of the Master Programme in Social Economics will be highly skilled professionals able to solve the most complex problems and challenges of a vast business and economic sector. Are you looking for a far-reaching training, in an innovative domain and which is deemed fundamental to the progress of the Third Sector? The Master Programme in Social Economics at EEG will enhance the prospects of your future career in this field. [-]

Master in Political Science

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

The Master Programme in Political Science offers in-depth specialised training/education deemed fundamental for a comprehensive understanding, analysis, management, and evaluation of political phenomena. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Portugal 2017. Justification and Purpose The Master Programme in Political Science offers in-depth specialised training/education deemed fundamental for a comprehensive understanding, analysis, management, and evaluation of political phenomena. It is offered in a high-quality research environment provided by the Research Centre in Political Science (CICP), which is a R&D unit funded by FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology. CICP ranks Excellent for the period 2014-2020. All members of its faculty hold doctoral degrees awarded by the most prestigious national and international universities (European and American). This Master Programme was audited and accredited unconditionally by A3es-Agency for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education, in 2014. This Course has been designed for graduates who wish to excel and consolidate skills as experts in activities spanning from the elaboration, monitoring and evaluation of public policies, electoral marketing agents to political couching consultants, polls and political analysts of political and electoral behaviour, amongst many other activities that take place in the universe of public and private institutions, both national and international (inter alia, public agencies, companies, survey and consulting services, European institutions, governmental and non-governmental international organisations, think tanks, research centres). It is a three-semester-long programme which accumulates 100 ECTS. The first year is devoted to coursework, whilst combining six structural compulsory course units in the field of Political Science, and two optional course units within the scope of Political Science, or complementary scientific areas such as Economics, Management, International Relations or Administrative Sciences. The completion of the programme requires the student to research and prepare an original dissertation, or realise an internship and report. Do you aim at enhancing the prospects of a solid and competitive professional career in the field of Political Science? Then seize the chance of pursuing our Master Programme in Political Science at EEG/UM! For further information, please access The Pedagogical Guide of the Master Programme in Political Science. [-]

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). [+]

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 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). [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Portugal 2017. 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). [+]

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). [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Portugal 2017. 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 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 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 Humanities and Social Sciences 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 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. [+]

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 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. [+]

Best Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Portugal 2017. 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 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 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 Humanities and Social Sciences 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. [-]