Master's Degree in Environmental Citizenship and Participation
Department of Sciences and Technology

» Study Plan

Degree: Master (Mestrado)

Entry Requirements:

Candidates are required to meet one or more of the following pre-requisites:
a) a BSc graduation or any other legally equivalent certificate;
b) an academic degree obtained in a foreign university as long as the program is organized in accordance with the principles of Bologna and the country has agreed to that process;
c) a foreign academic degree approved, by the Scientific Council, as being in accordance with the graduation degree aims;
d) an academic curriculum, scientific or professional, that the Scientific Council has approved stating the capacity of the candidate to follow this study cycle at Universidade Aberta.

Language of Instruction: Portuguese.

Teaching Mode: E-learning.

Goals / Employment:

General objectives:
1. to get to know the environmental and social problems that affect our society in the present;
2. to develop the capability and the motivation to change people’s attitudes towards a sustainable society;
3.  to plan strategies of action with citizens for a more informed,  educated and pro-active citizenship;
4. to be able to conceive, promote and manage projects aimed at environmental intervention.

Professional outcomes are more related to the profession that the candidate already holds; with this MSc the student will have his work capabilities improved being able to enhance his productivity.

Acess to Further Studies: This MSc course may lead to the PhD on Social Sustainable Development at Universidade Aberta, ou others in diverse Universities.

Degree Coordination:
Pedro José Silva Pereira (Coordinator)
Paula Bacelar Nicolau (Vice-Coordinator)

Curricular Structure and Credits: The curricular component corresponds to 60 ECTS units. The preparation, elaboration, presentation and discussion of the dissertation, project work or training report correspond to 60 ECTS units.