Foundation Year Programme – Science & Technology
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Non Degree Course
Helena Maria Mamede Albuquerque (firstname.lastname@example.org)
General Objectives of the CourseFoundation Year Programme – Science & Technology is a course for international students with the main purpose to complement their original pre-university education so that they can later attend successfully a higher degree course. It is intended to consolidate the scientific concepts necessary for the continuation of studies and also develop their understanding in a critical and reflective way. A specific preparation at the level of oral and written Portuguese is also given to the students.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsIt is intended that this course consolidates and deeps previous scientific knowledges, developing the following skills : abstraction and ability to formulate, analyze and solve scientific problems; ability to use mathematical models to study real situations with logic and critical reasoning. Individual and group work skills must be developed too.
Mode of StudyFace-to-face
International students with a level of education equivalent to the Portuguese high school diploma and with basic speaking and writing skills in Portuguese.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRegulation No. 339/2012, August 7
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingThe final grade, expressed on a scale of 0-20, is calculated based on the weighted average of the marks obtained in the course units . All courses are evaluated continuously (50 % ) and by a final exam ( 50%).
- Study Programme
- Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
1st SemesterStart date: 11-09-2017
End date: 21-12-2017
2nd SemesterStart date: 05-02-2018
End date: 30-05-2018