Accreditation by A3ESThe Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES), at 17th of April, 2015, and in accordance with the recomendation and fundamentation produced by the respective External Review Team, decided to accredit MCI, without conditions, for a period of 6 (six) years. More information can be found in the reports made available by A3ES.
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The Master on Information Science (MCI) is the result of adapting to the Bologna Process the Master on Information Management (MGI), that FEUP has been offering from 1997/98 to 2006/07.
MCI is a joint initiative of the Engineering (FEUP) and Humanities (FLUP) faculties and aims at deepening the knowledge and competences of Information Science graduates towards a professional specialization as well as envisaging a research career.
It also enables graduates from other scientific areas who got approved in at least 30 ECTS credits, corresponding to a minor in an area relevant for Information Science (for instance, Information Management, Archivistic, Library Science), to develop competences towards a professional career in the area of information organization and management.
The competences to be acquired through this 2nd cycle of studies in Information Science are defined as follows:
It is thus expected that the Information Science master be able to:
MCI is organized in two semesters with courses followed by one year devoted to a specialized project or to the preparation of a dissertation, which may be developed in institutions other than the faculties promoting the program.
The numerus clausus is 25 students.
999 ¤/year for UE students.
International students can find information about the tuition fees here. Countries part of CPLP can have a fee's reduction up to 50%.
Secretariado do Mestrado em Ciência da Informação:
Telefone: +351 22 508 2134
|Director:||António Lucas Soares|
|Assistant Director:||Carla Teixeira Lopes|
|Type of course/cycle of study:||Masters Degree|