Master’s Degree in Portuguese Language Literature
General Objectives of the Course1) Offer in-depth training in Portuguese-Language Literature (LLP), as a cultural element with a vibrant and active influence in the social space;
2) Equip students with skills, methodologies, and techniques to help them enter the job market performing duties that match their training.
a) holders of a BA in Languages and Literatures, with a component in Portuguese, or a legally equivalent degree and holders of a BA in other fields or a legally equivalent degree;
b) Holders of a foreign BA degree structured in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a signatory state;
c) Holders of a foreign higher education degree recognized to meet the objectives of the BA degree;
d) Holders of academic, scientific or professional qualifications considered appropriate for the attendance of this course.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Professional GoalsResearcher; Coordinating editor; Publishing of texts; Senior Technician in Public Administration; Senior Official in Public Administration; Public relations professional.
Mode of StudyFace-to-Face and Daytime
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)Portuguese Language
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingAs assessment is a pedagogical activity inseparable from the teaching process, its aim is to establish the students' competencies and knowledge, their critical sense, ability to recognize and resolve problems, as well as their written and oral presentation skills. Students may only register for exams for classes they are currently registered for under the terms of number 6 of article 4 of the University of Coimbra Pedagogical Policy. The following are examples of assessment items: Oral or written exams, written or practical work, individual and group projects that may require an oral defense, as well as class participation. Assessment for each class may include one or more of the above mentioned items. Grading is based on a scale of 0 to 20 and a grade of 10 is required to pass. Whenever the grade comprises more than one item, the final grade is calculated by taking into account the relative weight of each item according a formula published in the course outline under the terms of number 2 of article 7 of the UC Pedagogical Policy.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsAt the end of the course, students must master the theoretical and methodological tools that enable them to:
- critically analyse the works and authors of Portuguese-Language Literature;
- identify or question their heritage value;
- acknowledge the interconnections between multicultural and identity themes in Portuguese-Language Literature;
- become familiar with the process of literary publishing and the different modalities of its application;
- link together the aforementioned aspects to produce cultural content;
- set up the integration of the literary text in the cultural fabric.
Maria do Rosário Prata Ferreira dos Santos
Maria João Albuquerque Figueiredo Simões
Recognition of Prior LearningRecognition of prior learning is carried out in accordance with the Academic Regulation of the University of Coimbra.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsThe legal framework for the qualification is established by the decrees: Decree-Law nr 74/2006, 24th March, in its current wording.
Successful completion of all program requirements, including the presentation and public defense of a dissertation, obtaining a total of 120 ECTS.
Access to Further StudiesPhD degree studies.
2nd Cycle Studies - Continuity Master Programme
DGES Code: M979
Qualification Awarded: Mestre
Duration: 2 Year(s)
ECTS Credits: 120.0
Category: Continuity second cycle
Call for Applications
- 1st Semester
Start date: 11-09-2023
End date: 16-12-2023
- 2nd Semester
Start date: 05-02-2024
End date: 23-05-2024
- 2022-07-31 a 2028-07-30