Degree in political science and international relations

General

Program Description

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Degree / Duration / ECTS

1st Degree Cycle * / 6 semesters / 180 ECTS

Presentation

A degree in Political Science and International Relations aims to provide multidisciplinary expertise in areas that enable the exercise of various professional activities in the political and international fields.

The versatility of the knowledge acquired during the degree covers political science, history, economics, sociology, anthropology, culture, law, psychology and international relations (as an autonomous scientific field). With this cross-range of knowledge, it is intended that future graduates in Political Science and International Relations have ability to perform professional duties in a wide range of activities and sectors. The exercise of these activities can take place in the country or abroad, as students receive in-depth training in foreign languages.

Among the possible career opportunities are in particular that relating to the areas of business and management, law, specialized journalism (political affairs and international affairs) and public service in companies, media, international relations departments public bodies, political and diplomatic activity.

Coordination

Prof. João Casqueira (jcasq@ufp.edu.pt)

SYLLABUS

Registration as R / B-AD-296/2006, DR 2nd Series No. 117 of 20 June 2006; Order No. 18214/2006, 2nd series DR No. 172 of September 6, 2006; Rectification n.º1539 / 2006 DR series 2 No. 199, October 2006; amendment to Order No. 12242/2013, 2nd series DR No. 185, September 25, Statement of rectification No 1238/2013, DR series 2 No. 224, November 19

1st year - 1st Semester

  • Introduction to law and political science 6
  • Theory and history of international relations 6
  • social and cultural anthropology 6
  • communication grammar 6
  • English I 6

1st Year - 2nd Semester

  • Social science methodology 6
  • Great themes of history and journalism (secs. XVIII-XXI) 6
  • macroeconomics 6
  • 6 Ethics and Political Science
  • English II 6

2nd year - 1st Semester

  • state theory and administration 6
  • Political economy 6
  • English III 6
  • Spanish I 6
  • Option I (a) 6

2nd Year - 2nd Semester

  • Portuguese Constitution and European Union 6
  • Order international political and economic: globalization and globalization 6
  • English IV 6
  • Spanish II 6
  • Option II (a) 6

3rd year - 1st Semester

  • political and economic diplomacy 6
  • Public international law 6
  • population policy and migration 6
  • human capital and competitiveness 6
  • Option III (a) 6

3rd year - 2nd Semester

  • Political marketing 6
  • Democracy and Citizenship 6
  • Psychosociology organizations 6
  • Option IV (a) 6
  • Stage and grade 6 project

(A) choose from the list to be established by the legal and statutorily competent body of the school.

* The successful completion of all course units in the curriculum of the 1st cycle 180 ECTS confer the degree.

Last updated Apr 2016

About the School

University Fernando Pessoa was recognized as a public interest organization by the Portuguese State in July 1996 and it is the result of a pioneering higher education project initiated in the 1980’s w ... Read More

University Fernando Pessoa was recognized as a public interest organization by the Portuguese State in July 1996 and it is the result of a pioneering higher education project initiated in the 1980’s with the creation of two higher education institutes that provided its structural basis. Read less