Bachelor's degree in Sociology

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
History of the Contemporary World 1 1st Semester Compulsory HIST 6.0
Introduction to Economics 1 1st Semester Compulsory ECON 6.0
Introduction to Sociology 1 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Research Methodology 1 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Sociological Information Sources (Project Workshop I) 1 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Classical Sociological Thought 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Modernity and Social Institutions 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Quantitative Research Practices 1 2nd Semester Compulsory EST 6.0
Reading Workshop 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Social Studies of Population (Project Workshop II) 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Contemporary Portuguese Society (Thematic Workshop I) 2 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Qualitative Techniques of Sociological Research 2 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Sociological Theories 2 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
State and Political Systems 2 1st Semester Compulsory CPOL-RI 6.0
Techniques of Statistical Analysis 2 1st Semester Compulsory EST 6.0
Analysis of Qualitative Data (Project Workshop III) 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Global Social Processes (Thematic Workshop III) 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Sampling and Surveying 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Social Classes and Stratification 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Topics in Contemporary Sociology 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0

Areas of expertise


Sociology

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Analysis of Quantitative Data (Project Workshop IV) 3 01620867 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Social Projects’ Management and Evaluation 3 01008698 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Inequalities and Social Movements 3 01008703 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Project's Test 3 01620901 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 12.0
Banking Economics 3 01621810 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Contemporary History of Portugal 3 01621116 Semestrial Elective * HIST 6.0
Cooperation for Development I 3 01620472 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Cooperation for Development II 3 01620483 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics 3 01620329 Semestrial Elective * GEST 6.0
Corporations Law 3 01008720 Semestrial Elective * DIR 6.0
Environmental Economics 3 01621832 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
European Economy Seminar 3 01620439 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
European Organisations 3 01620686 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Geopolitics and Geostrategy I 3 01620559 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Geopolitics and Geostrategy II 3 01620565 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Health Economics 3 01621821 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Human Rights 3 01620513 Semestrial Elective * DIR 6.0
International Contracts 3 01620270 Semestrial Elective * DIR 6.0
International Law 3 01008821 Semestrial Elective * DIR 6.0
International Negotiation 3 01620675 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Organizations 3 01620697 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Political Economics II 3 01620541 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Political Economy I 3 01620530 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Relations Theory I 3 01620757 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Relations Theory II 3 01620768 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
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
Organizational Behavior 3 01015009 Semestrial Elective * GEST 6.0
Political Science 3 01620461 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Political Theory I 3 01620732 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Political Theory II 3 01620743 Semestrial Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Portuguese Economic History 3 01008161 Semestrial Elective * HIST 6.0
Portuguese Economy Seminar 3 01620445 Semestrial Elective * ECON 6.0
Rural and Urban Sociology 3 01622589 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 International Relations 3 01006335 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
Contemporary Economic Problems 3 04660917 1st Semester Elective * ECON 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 * EST 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 Political Economy I 3 01014981 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
International Water Politics 3 01015823 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 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
Portuguese Foreign Policy 3 01009932 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Relationship Marketing 3 01010158 1st Semester Elective * GEST 6.0
States and Conflicts in the post-Soviet Space 3 01015855 1st Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 6.0
Transport Economics 3 01014627 1st Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
Bussiness Strategy 3 01010096 2nd Semester Elective * GEST 6.0
Contemporary China 3 02031457 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 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
International Macroeconomics 3 01009904 2nd Semester Elective * ECON 6.0
International Political Economy II 3 01014992 2nd Semester Elective * CPOL-RI 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
Multimedia 3 01620406 2nd Semester Elective * INF 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

Sociology with Minor

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Analysis of Quantitative Data (Project Workshop IV) 3 01620867 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Social Projects’ Management and Evaluation 3 01008698 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Inequalities and Social Movements 3 01008703 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 6.0
Project's Test 3 01620901 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 12.0

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 International Relations - Sociology
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type ECTS credits
Contemporary China 02031457 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Contemporary Humanitarian Action 01016307 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Cooperation for Development I 01620472 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Cooperation for Development II 01620483 Semestrial Elective 6.0
European Organisations 01620686 Semestrial Elective 6.0
External Relations of the European Union 01015834 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Geopolitics and Geostrategy I 01620559 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Geopolitics and Geostrategy II 01620565 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Globalisation Processes and Contemporary China 01009106 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Environmental Politics 01008731 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Environmental Politics 01009117 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Negotiation 01620675 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Organizations 01620697 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Political Economics II 01620541 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Political Economy I 01620530 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Political Economy I 01014981 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Political Economy II 01014992 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Relations Theory I 01620757 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Relations Theory II 01620768 Semestrial Elective 6.0
International Water Politics 01015823 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Interpretivist International Relations 01016445 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Introduction to American Politics 01016461 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Looking East: EU Instruments and Policies 01016073 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Political Issues in Literature 01009921 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Political Issues in Literature 01009128 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Political Science 01620461 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Political Theory I 01620732 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Political Theory II 01620743 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Politics, Literature and Film 01016329 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Portuguese Foreign Policy 01620811 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Portuguese Foreign Policy 01009932 Semestrial Elective 6.0
Processes of Globalization and Contemporary China 01008742 Semestrial Elective 6.0
States and Conflicts in the post-Soviet Space 01015855 Semestrial Elective 6.0
The Politics of Rage 01016450 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

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