Master's Degree in Social Sciences in Braga in Portugal

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Social Sciences

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.

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.

Braga is one of the oldest cities in the northwest Portugal and has the oldest catholic archdiocese in the country. Being a large city in the municipality, two main universities have their headquarters here. These are Minho University and the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa.

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Master in International Relations

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 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). ... [-]

Master in European Union Policies and Territorial Co-operation

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 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. ... [-]

Master in Political Science

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Applied Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master in Applied Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition and the development of scientific knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. [+]

The Master in Applied Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition and the development of scientific knowledge in the applied areas of psychology.

The first year is characterized by a comprehensive and transversal training focused on problems in several domains of the Applied Psychology, following a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology.

The second year aims a differentiated training, focused in specific areas of the Psychology in practice: Clinical and Health Psychology, Scholar and Educational Psychology, Justice and Community Psychology, Organizational Psychology and Sport Psychology. It is included a curricular internship and a thesis.... [-]


Masters in English Language, Literature and Culture

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master Degree in Sociology

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

The Master in Sociology aims to provide graduate students with adding theoretical and practical knowledge that allows the consolidation of the Sociologist profession, reinforcing their research abilities and developing their practical skills to be applied in professional contexts. [+]

Academic degree: Master ECTS: 120 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: After Working Hours Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Sociology

The Master in Sociology aims to provide graduate students with adding theoretical and practical knowledge that allows the consolidation of the Sociologist profession, reinforcing their research abilities and developing their practical skills to be applied in professional contexts.

The course focuses on flexibility, on scientific interdisciplinarity and on the enhancement of Sociologist skills as an adequate response to the challenges and contemporary problems, especially those arising from the economic and social changes promoted by globalization. It is in pursuit of this line of objectives that the Master is divided into three areas of specialization: (1) Culture, Leisure and Tourism; (2) Social Policies; (3) and Organizations and Labor.... [-]


Master Degree in European Union Policies and Territorial Cooperation

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 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. [+]

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 2018 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 Crime, Difference and Inequality

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

The Master Degree in Crime, Difference and Inequality offers a training program oriented to the development of specific knowledge and skills for understanding and acting in social challenging environments, related to crime, unequal access to resources, citizenship diversity constitution, structuring processes of social exclusion and cultural differences in several domains (as social, economic, political and educational). [+]

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

The Master Degree in Crime, Difference and Inequality offers a training program oriented to the development of specific knowledge and skills for understanding and acting in social challenging environments, related to crime, unequal access to resources, citizenship diversity constitution, structuring processes of social exclusion and cultural differences in several domains (as social, economic, political and educational).

The program looks to provide students a learning atmosphere based on an integrated and interdisciplinary perspective, harvesting concepts of the area of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and Law. In the first year, the course presents a curricular component aimed at developing fundamental theoretical and methodological skills. In the second year, application learning contexts are created by developing operative projects on which will be based the dissertation.... [-]


Master Degree in Communication, Arts and Culture

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

The Master's degree in Communication, Arts and Culture offers a multidisciplinary training that integrates and merges the theoretical and methodological approaches of arts, communication and culture. [+]

Academic degree: Master ECTS: 120 Duration: 4 curricular semesters Regime: After Working Hours Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Communication Sciences & Sociology

The Master's degree in Communication, Arts and Culture offers a multidisciplinary training that integrates and merges the theoretical and methodological approaches of arts, communication and culture. These areas, closely linked, not only summon consolidated technical and scientific specialties, but also involve economic and social activities booming.

The degree presents a consistent program in the fields of culture, media and society, emphasizing the relationship between the media, politics and society, the uses and the economic potential, imagery and artistic production, the conceptualization of digital art, the relationship between the internet, art and culture, the formation of individual and social identities and intercultural relations.... [-]


Integrated Master in Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2018 Portugal Braga

The Integrated Masters in Psychology aims to allow for the acquisition of scientific knowledge on the basic areas of the discipline, as well as for the development of deeper knowledge in the applied areas of Psychology, including competencies for the use of methods and techniques of intervention and research in applied contexts. [+]

Academic degree: Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Psychology

INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS

The Integrated Master’s in Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition of scientific knowledge in the basic areas and the development of advanced knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. The first three years – bachelor degree in Psychological Science, focus on the study of the basic psychological processes, as well as the techniques and methods used to study them, in the theories built to explain them and its applications in solving human problems. The applied cycle (two following years) assumes a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology.... [-]