Master's Degree in Women Studies - Gender, Citizenship and Development
Department of Social Sciences and Management

Apllications 2022: from 7th June to 26th July

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Degree: Master (Mestrado)

Entry Requirements:

Candidates are required to meet one of the following pre-requisites:
a) a licenciatura or any other legally equivalent certificate;
b) a BA 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 licenciatura 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.
Besides the previous pre-requisites, the following are also fundamental for admittance to this degree:
e) Candidates with previous basic training in Political and Social Sciences or recognised professional experience in these academic field;
f) Candidates graduated in any other academic field that can prove to have professional, civic or cultural interest in any field of women studies.

Language of Instruction: Portuguese.

Teaching Mode:


Goals / Employment:

The Degree on Women Studies offers qualified training in the field of Social Sciences. It is specially dedicated to the study of genre, feminism and women. It prepares professionals to be integrated in diverse working areas that deal with genre issues and the promotion of equality.

Acess to Further Studies:

3rd cycle studies in the field of Human and Social Sciences.

Degree Coordination:
Rosana Albuquerque (Coordinator)
Cristina Pereira Vieira (Vice-Coordinator)
Bárbara Bäckström (Vice-Coordinator)

Curricular Structure and Credits:

The course lasts for four semesters (24 months) and it includes a curricular component and the development of an original scientific dissertation. The first and second semesters are composed of eight course units (60 ECTS). The third and fourth semesters correspond to the dissertation (60 ECTS).