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Masters in Local and Regional Studies

Main fields of study
Local History; Local Culture; Seaport Studies; Identity Construction; Regional Development

Official length of programme
2 years

Admission requirements
1. First degree in History with the minimum final average grade of 14 (grading scale of 0-20).
2. Applicants may also hold a degree with a final average grade lower than 14, as long as relevant experience and/or a professional or equivalent qualification is judged to be sufficient to undertake the programme.
3. A first degree in other areas or a legally equivalent foreign degree, as long as relevant experience and/or a professional or equivalent qualification is judged to be sufficient to undertake the programme.

Course Description
This Postgraduate and Masters course proposes a programme in advanced training in local and regional studies centred on the History of Portugal from a multi-disciplinary perspective, with particular attention paid to the modern period. Considering the tendency in recent times towards the construction of European unity, it seems essential that knowledge on the era preceding this model should be improved. At a local and regional level, economic reasons (cultural tourism), administrative reasons (issues related with the borders of boroughs), the defence and enjoyment of a common heritage (gastronomic, material, written, architectural, artistic, musical, folklore, etc.), all reinforce the need to study local historical events and contexts. It is therefore considered essential that professionals, regardless of their previous academic background, be prepared to recognise, process and study written materials on the issues mentioned above.
Aims

  • To facilitate a historiographic study of Portuguese identity;
  • To encourage research on the History of Portugal;
  • To intervene in areas related with the identification, administration, and the dissemination of written cultural heritage, among town councils and specialised offices;
  • Qualify/create new professional opportunities.
    Structure
    The Master’s 1st year comprises curricular seminars and the 2nd year is dedicated to the preparation of a dissertation. The title of Master is awarded after concluding and successfully defending the dissertation.

    Career Prospects
    The Masters Degree in Local and Regional Studies qualifies the holder to exercise professional activities in the following fields:

  • Teaching of History in primary and secondary education;
  • Teaching in higher education;
  • Cultural management;
  • Archives and museums;
  • Historical companies and institutions.


    Information


    Secção de Pós-Graduação da FLUP
    Via Panorâmica s/n
    4150 - 564 Porto
    Tel: 226077157
    Mail: flspg@letras.up.pt


    Comments

    No edition in 2007/2008 and following years
  • General information

    Official Code: 4287
    Acronym: MELR
    Academic Degree: Master
    Type of course/cycle of studies: Masters Degree
    Start: 2001/2002
    End: 2008/2009
    Duration: 2 Years

    Study Plan

    Certificates

    • Masters in Local and Regional Studies - Area of Specialisation in Construction of Historical Memories ( national credits)
    • Masters in Local and Regional Studies - Area of Specialisation in Seaport Studies ( national credits)
    • Masters in Local and Regional Studies - Area of Specialisation in Local and Regional History ( national credits)
    • Especialização em Estudos Locais e Regionais - Construção de Memórias Históricas ( national credits)
    • Especialização em Estudos Locais e Regionais - Estudos Portuários ( national credits)
    • Especialização em Estudos Locais e Regionais - História Local e Regional ( national credits)

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