Doctor’s Degree in Language Teaching - Multilinguism and Education for a Global Citizenship
Department of Humanities and FCSH

Applications for 2019-2020 should be made to FCSH

Degree: Doctorate (Doutoramento)

Entry Requirements:

To enrol in a doctoral programme, candidates must comply with national legislation, the institutional requirements of UNL and Universidade Aberta, and meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) hold an MA degree or legal equivalent;

b) hold an undergraduate degree and present a CV displaying particular scientific or educational aptitude for study of the course in question, as recognized by the Scientific Council of the FCSHUNL or Universidade Aberta;

c) present a CV displaying particular scientific or educational aptitude for study of the course in question, as recognized by the Scientific Council of the FCSH-UNL or Universidade Aberta.



Language of Instruction: Portuguese and the chosen Foreign Languages.

Teaching Mode: Blended learning.

Goals / Employment:

- To train students for advanced research in the field of language teaching.
- To promote digital literacy and intercultural communication, with an emphasis on the two areas that have recently constituted the greatest challenges to society and education: the increasingly multilingual and multicultural dimension of society and the development of the new technologies.
- To produce graduates capable of developing knowledge in this field, both within national and international contexts, and thus of contributing actively to the development, dissemination, and transmission of academic knowledge in the fields of Portuguese and foreign language education.
- To promote the acquisition of research competences for the furthering of professional development.



Degree Coordination:
Carlos Ceia (Coordinator)
Jeffrey Scott Childs (Vice-Coordinator)

Curricular Structure and Credits:

1st year:

German Language Teaching (LE/L2): Methodology of Scientific Research in Language Learning (10 ECTS); German Language Teaching Seminar (10 ECTS); Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship (10 ECTS); Option (10 ECTS).

Spanish Language Teaching (LE/L2): Methodology of Scientific Research in Language Learning (10 ECTS); Spanish Language Teaching Seminar (10 ECTS); Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship (10 ECTS); Option (10 ECTS).

French Language Teaching (LE/L2): Methodology of Scientific Research in Language Learning (10 ECTS); French Language Teaching Seminar (10 ECTS); Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship (10 ECTS); Option (10 ECTS).

English Language Teaching (LE/L2): Methodology of Scientific Research in Language Learning (10 ECTS); English Language Teaching Seminar (10 ECTS); Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship (10 ECTS); Option (10 ECTS).

Teaching Portuguese as a Native Language (L1): Methodology of Scientific Research in Language Learning (10 ECTS); Portuguese Language Teaching Seminar (L1) (10 ECTS); Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship (10 ECTS); Option (10 ECTS).

Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language (LE/L2): Methodology of Scientific Research in Language Learning (10 ECTS); Portuguese Language Teaching Seminar (LE/L2) (10 ECTS); Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship (10 ECTS); Option (10 ECTS).

2nd and 3rd years: Thesis Project (20 ECTS); Thesis (120 ECTS).

For more information consult:
http://fcsh.unl.pt/escola-doutoral/doutoramentos/didatica-das-linguas-multilinguismo-e-educacao-para-a-cidadania-global