Educational Sciences

Doctoral Degree

Course Overview

This program is designed for a wide range of professionals interested in acquiring advanced and research based training in various areas of educational sciences. Students attending this course are expected to be able to: (i) develop skills, competences and methods in the area of educational sciences; (ii) design and conduct research in education, according to scientific quality standards; (iii) develop an advanced research project that can contribute to knowledge in the area of education and able to be disseminated in publications with scientific relevance; (iv) develop written and oral communication skills within the academic community and society in general; (v) putting the acquired skills at the service of the knowledge society in which we live in, contributing to a critical reection on the implications of technological progress and cultural development.
Organic Unit: Institute of Research and Advanced Training
Duration: 6 Semesters/180 ECTS credits (48 required and 12 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

According to Law 344/2008, April 30th, the program has automatic recognition for the Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary School teachers career development.

Specific Entry Requirements

Academic qualifications in the area of Educational Sciences or relevant professional career in this area.

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 16
International Students
Initial Places: 4

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1250 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1250 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1450 €

Course Department


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Contact Information

Director: Bravo Nico []

Academic Manager: Helena Espadaneira
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE