Education objectives

1) To have a wide and critical view of the human past together with an understanding of how this conditions the present and the future as well as our perception of both;

2) To show an understanding of points of view resulting from different historical antecedents, in distinct cultural and geographical contexts, in the interpretation of material culture;

3) To know about human presence and its material testimony within its historical context, in particular in present-day Portugal;

4) To have general knowledge of the material culture of the different periods in the History of Portugal;

5) To understand the methodologies and techniques used in archaeology as well as know about publication of the respective findings;

6) To acquire experience in the manipulation, interpretation, and contextualisation of archaeological findings:

7) To gain archaeology fieldwork and laboratory experience.

Access conditions

Students may be admitted to Higher Education through the National Competition for Access to Higher Education, special competitions/regimes and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers. To apply for access to higher education through the National Competition, students must fulfill the requirements described in DGES/Access to Higher Education.

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 3 years/6 semesters.

Students must perform 180 credits: 126 credits based in the compulsory curricular units, 24 credits to be chosen in a set of elective options and 30 credits undertaken in free-elective options or in a minor of another scientific area. Every semester, the student may not sign up for more than 30 credits, respecting the precedence when these have been set. At the beginning of each semester, students will be advised of the curricular units to carry out in order to appropriate them to their academic career.

The undergraduate students can still benefit from the different mobility programmes in which FCSH/NOVA participates as Erasmus +, Almeida Garrett exchange programmes, among others, and participate in research within the research units of the Faculty.

Access to other courses

Completion of the Licenciatura degree allows the holder to apply for Masters programmes or other post-graduate courses including those which do not confer a degree.

Evaluation rules

Students at FCSH are evaluated based on the work developed over a semester, based on class participation, presentation of written and oral tests and examinations. The result obtained either by continuous assessment or evaluation of the tests is expressed on a scale of 0 to 20. To be approved, students must have at least 10 points to pass, however, who fail have a second chance to repeat the exams. SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION: - Worker-Student - Students with the status of top athletes - Mothers and fathers students - Associative leaders - Military - Other special arrangements provided legally. Students with special needs can benefit from teaching and learning conditions to meet their needs.

Program taught in:
  • English
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

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1 063,47€/year 3 000,00€/year (international student)
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