Education objectives

1) To have up to date theoretical and methodological training in the field of Communication Sciences;

2) To understand the world from a critical point of view, in particular issues related to the phenomenon of communication;

3) To develop skills required to undertake theoretical and/or practical work in the field of Communication Sciences;

4) To be familiar with the different professional realities and opportunities within the field of study of the course;

5) To be familiar with the concepts, tools, and methodologies required to exercise the profession in different areas of communication, namely:

a) in journalism and the news media,

b) in cinema, television and other audiovisual media,

c) in strategic and political communication,

d) in public relations,

e) in the field of artistic and cultural production, management and programming;

6) To be able to carry out innovative and experimental projects in the field of knowledge of the course;

7) To be able to reflect on one’s own personal development in relation to all academically relevant subject matters in the context of Communication Sciences.

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 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 programs or other post-graduate courses including those which do not confer a degree.

Evaluation rules

Students at FCSH/NOVA 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 (US)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

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