Master's Degree in Comparative Studies - Literature and Other Arts
Department of Humanities

Apllications 2019: from March 12 to June 25

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Degree: Master (Mestrado)

Entry Requirements:


Candidates to the Master Degree in Comparative Studies – Literature and Other Arts must meet one of the following requirements, they must be:
a) Graduates or legal equivalent;
b) Foreign graduates, after a 1st cycle of studies, structured according to the Bologna Process by an adherent state;
c) Foreign graduates, whose qualification is considered similar to a “Licenciatura” degree by the scientific body of the university (Conselho Científico);
d) An academic curriculum, scientific or professional rendered valid for this cycle of studies by qualified scientific body of the university (Conselho Científico).
e) Besides  it will be considered relevant to have experience in the field of: Criation /production (in theatre; audiovisual; Fine Arts; music; storytelling…)



Language of Instruction: Portuguese.

Teaching Mode: Distance learning, via e-learning and online tutoring.

Goals / Employment:


Graduates will be professionals entitled to work in areas related to:
• Teaching
• Media and Social Communication: critics and promotion,
• Publicity
• Editorial Activity
• Local and regional government Specialists, related to the management, organization, recreation and cultural promotion
• Cultural Politics and Cultural Intervention
• Cultural Tourism: Conception and Promotion
• Cultural Animation and Programming (org.of activities)
• To Officers in Public and Central Administration related to Cultural promotion ; Officers in Public Libraries.



Acess to Further Studies: 3rd cycle studies in Comparative Studies (Literature, Arts), or other similar academic fields.

Degree Coordination:
Gerald Bär (Coordinator)
Luís Carlos Pimenta Gonçalves (Vice-Coordinator)

Curricular Structure and Credits:


This Master´s Degree takes 2 years (4 semesters). During the 1st year (2 semesters) students have to attend eight mandatory Course Units (60 ECTS). The two last semesters, corresponding to 60 ECTS, are meant to prepare, write and present a scientific dissertation.