Bachelor's degree in International Relations

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Common Core

Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Economics 1 1st Semester Compulsory ECON 6.0
French Language I 1 1st Semester Compulsory LEST 2.0
International Relations History I 1 1st Semester Compulsory HIST 4.0
Political Science 1 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Political Theory I 1 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Research Methodology 1 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
English I 1 2nd Semester Compulsory LEST 2.0
European Organisations 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
International Organizations 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
International Relations History II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory HIST 4.0
Political Theory II 1 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Sociology of International Relations 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
European Union Political System 2 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 4.0
French Language II 2 1st Semester Compulsory LEST 2.0
International Law 2 1st Semester Compulsory DIR 6.0
International Negotiation 2 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
International Political Economy I 2 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
International Relations Theory I 2 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
English II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory LEST 2.0
Geopolitics and Geostrategy I 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Human Rights 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
International Political Economics II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
International Relations Theory II 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Introduction to Diplomacy 2 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 4.0

Areas of expertise


International Relations

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Cooperation for Development I 3 01620472 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Dynamics of Peace and Conflict 3 01008810 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 4.0
French Language III 3 01620620 1st Semester Compulsory LEST 2.0
Cooperation for Development II 3 01620483 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
English III 3 01620658 2nd Semester Compulsory LEST 2.0
External Policies of the Great Powers 3 01620704 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 4.0
Geopolitics and Geostrategy II 3 01620565 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Analysis of Qualitative Data (Project Workshop III) 3 01620856 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Anthropology of the Body 3 01002375 Semestrial Elective * ANTROP 6.0
Banking Economics 3 01621810 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Classical Sociological Thought 3 01008205 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Contemporary History of Portugal 3 01621116 Semestrial Elective * HIST 6.0
Contemporary Portuguese Society (Thematic Workshop I) 3 01621028 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics 3 01620329 Semestrial Elective * GEST 6.0
Corporations Law 3 01008720 Semestrial Elective * DIR 6.0
Culture and Cognition 3 01002358 Semestrial Elective * ANTROP 6.0
Environmental Economics 3 01621832 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
European Economy Seminar 3 01620439 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Global Social Processes (Thematic Workshop III) 3 01620833 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Health Economics 3 01621821 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Inequalities and Social Movements 3 01008703 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
International Contracts 3 01620270 Semestrial Elective * DIR 6.0
International Environmental Politics 3 01008731 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Introduction to Macroeconomics 3 01008804 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Introduction to Management 3 01620115 Semestrial Elective * GEST 6.0
Introduction to Sociology 3 01008183 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Labour Law 3 01620292 Semestrial Elective * DIR 6.0
Management Seminar 3 01620450 Semestrial Elective * GEST 6.0
Management and People 3 01620346 Semestrial Elective * GEST 6.0
Marketing 3 01620148 Semestrial Elective * GEST 6.0
Material Culture and Museology 3 01002167 Semestrial Elective * ANTROP 6.0
Modernity and Social Institutions 3 01008624 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Organizational Behavior 3 01015009 Semestrial Elective * GEST 6.0
Portuguese Economic History 3 01008161 Semestrial Elective * HIST 6.0
Portuguese Economy Seminar 3 01620445 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Portuguese Foreign Policy 3 01620811 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Processes of Globalization and Contemporary China 3 01008742 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Qualitative Techniques of Sociological Research 3 01621045 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Regional Economics 3 01621857 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Rural and Urban Sociology 3 01622589 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Sampling and Surveying 3 01620844 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Social Classes and Stratification 3 01008676 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Social Studies of Population (Project Workshop II) 3 01008630 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Sociological Information Sources (Project Workshop I) 3 01620912 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Sociological Theories 3 01008659 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Sociology of Culture and Communication 3 01008758 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Sociology of Family and Lifestyle 3 01008769 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Sociology of Organizations and Work 3 01008775 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Sociology of Power and Administration 3 01008786 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
State and Political Systems 3 01008665 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Topics in Contemporary Sociology 3 01008687 Semestrial Elective * SOC 6.0
Corporate Social Responsability and Business Ethics 3 01010120 1st Semester Elective * GEST 6.0
Data Manipulation and Statistica Operations with R 3 01009093 1st Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Economics of Transportation 3 01621843 1st Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
European Social Policies 3 01016439 1st Semester Elective * SOC 6.0
External Relations of the European Union 3 01015834 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Environmental Politics 3 01009117 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Water Politics 3 01015823 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Introduction to Microeconomics 3 01010411 1st Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Looking East: EU Instruments and Policies 3 01016073 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Management and People 3 01010103 1st Semester Elective * GEST 6.0
Marketing Management 3 01010131 1st Semester Elective * GEST 6.0
Political Issues in Literature 3 01009128 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Political Issues in Literature 3 01009921 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Portuguese Foreign Policy 3 01009932 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Relationship Marketing 3 01010158 1st Semester Elective * GEST 6.0
Social Projects’ Management and Evaluation 3 01008698 1st Semester Elective * SOC 6.0
States and Conflicts in the post-Soviet Space 3 01015855 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Bussiness Strategy 3 01010096 2nd Semester Elective * GEST 6.0
Contemporary China 3 02031457 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Contemporary Economic Problems 3 04660917 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Contemporary Humanitarian Action 3 01016307 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Economic Controversies 3 01016084 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Economics and Social Security Policies 3 01015801 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Economics of the Welfare State 3 01009910 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Globalisation Processes and Contemporary China 3 01009106 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Macroeconomics 3 01009904 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Interpretivist International Relations 3 01016445 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Introduction to American Politics 3 01016461 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Mobilities and Global Migration 3 01016428 2nd Semester Elective * SOC 6.0
Politics, Literature and Film 3 01016329 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Public Economics 3 01007073 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
The Politics of Rage 3 01016450 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Topics of Health Economics 3 01015866 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Transport Economics 3 01014627 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Rules
  • Students may register in any 1st cycle curricular unit taught in the University with up to 12 ECTS; choice is subject to the approval of the course coordinators.

International Relations with Minor

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Cooperation for Development I 3 01620472 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Dynamics of Peace and Conflict 3 01008810 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 4.0
French Language III 3 01620620 1st Semester Compulsory LEST 2.0
Cooperation for Development II 3 01620483 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
English III 3 01620658 2nd Semester Compulsory LEST 2.0
External Policies of the Great Powers 3 01620704 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 4.0
Geopolitics and Geostrategy II 3 01620565 2nd Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0

Minors

Minor in Economics - International Relations and Sociology
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type ECTS credits
Banking Economics 01621810 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Contemporary Economic Problems 04660917 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Economic Controversies 01016084 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Economics and Social Security Policies 01015801 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Economics of Transportation 01621843 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Economics of the Welfare State 01009910 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Environmental Economics 01621832 Semestrial Elective 6.0
European Economy Seminar 01620439 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Health Economics 01621821 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Macroeconomics 01009904 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Introduction to Macroeconomics 01008804 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Introduction to Microeconomics 01010411 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Portuguese Economy Seminar 01620445 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Public Economics 01007073 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Public Economics 01621577 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Regional Economics 01621857 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Topics of Health Economics 01015866 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Transport Economics 01014627 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Minor in Management - International Relations and Sociology
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type ECTS credits
Bussiness Strategy 01010096 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Corporate Social Responsability and Business Ethics 01010120 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics 01620329 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Entrepreneurship and business ignition 02022011 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Entrepreneurship and business project 01008599 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Introduction to Management 01620115 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Management Seminar 01620450 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Management and People 01620346 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Management and People 01010103 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Marketing 01620148 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Marketing Management 01010131 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Organizational Behavior 01015009 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Organizational Behaviour I 01620016 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Relationship Marketing 01010114 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Relationship Marketing 01010158 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Strategic Management 01620073 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Minor in Social and Cultural Anthropology
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type ECTS credits
Anthropology of the Body 01002375 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Culture and Cognition 01002358 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Ethnography and Fieldwork 01002178 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Introduction to Social Anthropology 01002133 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Kinship, Gender and Ethnicity 01002243 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Material Culture and Museology 01002167 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Minor in Sociology - Economics Management and International Relations
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type ECTS credits
Analysis of Qualitative Data (Project Workshop III) 01620856 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Classical Sociological Thought 01008205 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Contemporary Portuguese Society (Thematic Workshop I) 01621028 Semestrial Elective 6.0
European Social Policies 01016439 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Global Social Processes (Thematic Workshop III) 01620833 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Inequalities and Social Movements 01008703 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Introduction to Sociology 01008183 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Management and Evaluation of Social Intervention Projects (Project Workshop V) 01620934 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Mobilities and Global Migration 01016428 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Modernity and Social Institutions 01008624 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Qualitative Techniques of Sociological Research 01621045 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Rural and Urban Sociology 01622589 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Sampling and Surveying 01620844 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Social Classes and Stratification 01008676 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Social Projects’ Management and Evaluation 01008698 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Social Studies of Population (Project Workshop II) 01008630 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Sociological Information Sources (Project Workshop I) 01620912 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Sociological Theories 01008659 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Sociology of Culture and Communication 01008758 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Sociology of Family and Lifestyle 01008769 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Sociology of International Relations 01006335 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Sociology of Organizations and Work 01008775 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Sociology of Power and Administration 01008786 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Topics in Contemporary Sociology 01008687 Semestrial Elective 6.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit