Education objectives

1) To be familiar with the basic theories and concepts of Geography;

2) To acquire basic concepts in the areas of Environment, Land Planning and Development, and Geographic Information Sciences;

3) To master methods and techniques of geographical analysis (data collection, selection, treatment, and interpretation) and to apply these in geocomputational and real contexts;

4) To acquire the ability to observe and interpret landscape;

5) To articulate theoretical-practical knowledge with the needs of present-day society, contributing to deliberating on problems and proposing solutions in relation to environment, land planning, and development;

6) To interpret the diversity and complexity of the land and the interrelationship of phenomena of an environmental nature with others of an economic, social and cultural nature; 7) To articulate geographical know-how with other know-hows, particularly when collaborating in multidisciplinary teams,

8) To communicate knowledge and know-how in the field of geography to different publics.

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: 120 credits based in the compulsory curricular units, 30 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 programs 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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