Academic Degree
Master's Degree
General Objectives
In a broad sense, the aim of the MSc in Communication Sciences is to give continuity to the 1st Cycle, with an advanced training programme that enables competences to be acquired suitable for integration in a competitive and demanding labour market. The MSc in Communication Sciences aims to contribute to the training of professionals and researchers in the communication sciences through the provision of technical and scientific analysis tools, but also encouraging the humanist training of students to give them a global understanding of the communicational phenomenon.
CNAEF Classification
Journalism and Reportage
(321) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
2 years
Other Information
Declaration of Rectification no. 986/2022
Rectify Notice No. 15236/2022, published in the Diário da República, 2nd series, No. 149, of August 3, 2022

- Journalism;
- Public Relations and Advertising;
- Public, Political an Intercultural Communication.
Career Opportunities
The professional exits of this course are broad and comprehensive, allowing the exercise of more current professions related to the direction of communication, multimedia production and audiovisual, as well as the classic professions of the course, for its internship: journalism, public relations and publicity.
Admission Requirements
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, resulting from a 1st cycle of studies organised according to the principles of the Bologna Process;
- Holders of a foreign higher academic degree recognised as meeting the objectives of the bachelors degree;
- Holders of a bachelors degree or legal equivalent;
- Holders of academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognised as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle.
Selection And Ranking Criteria
- Adequacy and classification of access qualification;
- Academic curriculum;
- Scientific curriculum;
- Complementary training;
- Candidates may be subjected to interview for selection and ranking.
Resolution Date
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
Accreditation Validity