Bachelor's Degree

Course Overview

In a fresh and interdisciplinary approach to sociology, this degree course provides solid fundamental knowledge in sociology, its objects of study, theoretical perspectives and research methods, ensuring a close link between theoretical and methodological training. Problematization, analytical, critical thinking and synthesis, objectification, curiosity, communication and team work are encouraged, as well as lifelong self-learning and learning management.

Organic Unit: School of Social Sciences
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (150 required and 30 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Companies; Social economy organisations; International organisations; Central and regional governments; Local authorities; Development agencies; Associations.

Entry Requirements

Entrance Exams

One of the following exams:
  • 09 - Geography
  • 11 - History
  • 18 - Portuguese
  • 06 - Philosophy

Classificações Mínimas 
Nota de Candidatura: 95 pontos 
Provas de Ingresso: 95 pontos

Fórmula de Cálculo 
Média do secundário: 65% 
Provas de ingresso: 35%

Last admission grade 2020/2021: 128,8

Access Routes and Applications

National Access Route to Higher Education (CNA)
Places available: 45
International Students
Places available: 20
Over 23 Years of Age
Places available: 5
Degree Holders
Places available: 4
CET Holders
Places available: 1
TeSP Holders
Places available: nd
Change of Institution/Course Pair
Places available for first year: 3
Places for subsequent years: not subject to places
Professional and Artistic Routes of Secundary Education
Places available: nd
Places available: not subject to places

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
697 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250 €

Course Department



Contact Information

Director: José Manuel Leal Saragoça []

Academic Manager: Ana Cristina Alves Dias
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE