Academic Degree
Master's degree
General Objectives
General:
a) To deepen scientific knowledge and competences in the field of Educational Sciences with particular emphasis on the areas of specialization, with a view to scientific development or application in a work context;
b) Reflect critically on education and training phenomena to investigate ways of research and action on them;
c) To train professionals with investigative capacity and educational intervention, particularly in specific areas of Educational Sciences

Learning objectives (knowledge, skills and competences) to be developed by students

a) Mastering scientific and educational knowledge and skills for the development of research projects or for application in a work context;
b) Design, implement and evaluate educational training, management and intervention projects;
c) Use digital resources in the context of educational training and intervention;
d) To provide argumentative solidity to the problematizations and decisions within the educational administration;
e) Empowering to lead innovation processes;
f) To sustain the pedagogical practice in the critical reflection theoretically based on the professional development;
g) Provide knowledge about theories and techniques of diagnosis, design, planning, organization, intervention and evaluation of programs and projects in the area of ​​adult education.
CNAEF Classification
Education sciences
(142) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
Duration
2 years
ECTS
120
Other Information
Correction of the Study Plan in the Diário da República, 2.ª série — N.º 43 — 1 de março de 2019

1 - The course is structured according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) under the terms of Decree-Law no. 42/2005, of February 22, and subsequent legislation, and applicable internal rules.
2 - The acquisition of the master's degree presupposes the achievement, in a period of four academic semesters, of 120 ECTS, in the terms established by the curricular structure and study plan, including the approval in the public act of dissertation defense.
3 - The successful completion of the curricular units that are part of the curricular part of the course and which are discriminated in the total of 60 ECTS, gives a specialization course:
a) Educational Sciences area of ​​specialization in Educational Administration:
- Research Methodology in Education
- Educational Evaluation
- Sociology of Education
- Education, Democracy and Participation
- Ethics and deontology
- Educational Administration
- Educational Policies
- Strategic Management of Human Resources
- Budget Accounting in Education
- Research Seminar in Educational Administration

b) Educational Sciences area of ​​specialization in Sociocultural Animation:
- Research Methodology in Education
- Educational Evaluation
- Sociology of Education
- Education, Democracy and Participation
- Ethics and deontology
- Theater in Education and Sociocultural Animation
- Basics of Sociocultural Animation and Non-formal Educational Spaces
- Social and Community Pedagogy
- Socio-Cultural Animation and Intergenerational Education
- Research Seminar in Sociocultural Animation

c) Educational Sciences area of ​​specialization in Adult Education:
- Research Methodology in Education
- Educational Evaluation
- Sociology of Education
- Education, Democracy and Participation
- Ethics and deontology
- Social Theories, Models and Practices of Adult Education
- Psychology of Adult Development and Geronte
- Construction of Projects in Adult Education
- Communication in Formal and Non-Formal Education
- Research Seminar in Adult Education

d) Educational Sciences area of ​​specialization in Pedagogical Supervision:
- Research Methodology in Education
- Educational Evaluation
- Sociology of Education
- Education, Democracy and Participation
- Ethics and deontology
- Pedagogical Supervision
- Construction, Development and Evaluation of Pedagogical Projects
- Theories and Models of Education
- 1st option
- Research Seminar in Pedagogical Supervision
(vacancies are not available for this specialization)

e) Educational Sciences area of ​​specialization in Educational Technology:
- Research Methodology in Education
- Educational Evaluation
- Sociology of Education
- Education, Democracy and Participation
- Ethics and deontology
- Communication in Formal and Non-Formal Education
- Hypermedia Technology and Multimedia
- 1st option
- 2nd option
- Research Seminar in Educational Technology
(vacancies are not available for this specialization)
DGES Code
6031
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;
- Scientific curriculum;
- Professional curriculum;
- Candidates may be subjected to interview for selection and ranking.
Resolution Date
20-03-2018
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
20-03-2018
Accreditation Validity
20-03-2021