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The Master’s degree in English and Foreign Languages Teaching is a second cycle which seeks the acquisition of the necessary pedagogical and scientific skills for teaching in 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycles of basic education and in secondary education, bearing in mind the transformations in society, education and in the technological and scientific evolution.
The Master’s degree is four semesters long (120 ECTS).
Predominant scientific areas:
See the study cycle official documents.
- Teacher training
- Foreign language
The Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES) accredited this study cycle with conditions:
The different training components of the Master’s degree seek:
To ensure that the future teacher adapts at a professional, social and ethical level, to the specificities of the social and school contexts he/she might be in, respecting the ethical and deontological demands of teaching;
As for the development of the teaching and learning processes, to provide the student with scientific and methodological instruments which may allow him/her to promote a quality teaching, capable of ensuring significant learnings.
As for school participation and the relationship with the community, to develop the understanding of teaching as a global and integrated activity.
Regarding a lifelong professional development, to make the initial training a starting point of a path grounded on the reflection about educational issues and professional practice, seeking the construction of a training project which may answer to individual, institutional or social challenges.
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Number of vacancies
Number of vacancies for International Student
Portuguese Language Test and interview.(Portuguese Written Test correction criteria)
- The student might also apply provided that has obtained 75% of the credits of the minimum training requirements, being able to complete the remaining 36 ECTS (=6 subjects) while attending the Master’s degree.
In the case of candidates who have completed their language training prior to the identification of levels by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or candidates who have had discontinuities in their language training or whose academic background does not clearly show the level of language indicated in the previous point, the Scientific Committee of the Cycle of Studies may require a foreign language test.
Tiebreaker factors – the same as in general Higher Education access law.
All information in: http://web.letras.up.pt/sga
Students may only sign up for the Initiation to Professional Practice subject after having been approved in subjects English Didactics I and II and German / Spanish / French Didactics I and II.
For international mobility students
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