Training Course Academic Writing in Portuguese

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded




ECTS Credits


General Objectives of the Course
- To develop the students’ writing skills in research papers.
- To upgrade planning skills, data presentation and argument building
- To encourage ethical writing practices and to prevent plagiarism.
- To develop skills in different academic genres (reports, PhD dissertations, MA theses, absstracts).
- To encourage collaborative writing.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
At the end of the course, students should be able
- to plan and write texts in academic style.
- to master data presentation and argumente building strategies
- to avoid plagiarism.
- to recognise and to produce texts in several academic genres (reports, PhD dissertations, MA theses, abstracts)
- to work on a team with other researchers.
Mode of Study
Admission Requirements

Graduate (in progress). Portuguese and English knowledge.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Grades range from 0 to 20 (minimum grade to Pass = 10)