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Philosophy - 2017

 3rd Cycle Degree     Departamento de Comunicação e Artes [Portuguese]

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Study plan/Branches   Philosophy - 2017
DGES code
5153
CNAEF classification 226 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 1546/2014 - DR 2nd series, no. 21, 30 January [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation, 10-03-2017
DGES Registration R/A-Ef 1286/2011, 18-03-2011
Mode of study After Working Hours
ECTS 180

General Access Regime  

Admission Requirements
Vacancies 10 (2018)

About

Profile of the programme This PhD programm in Philosophy aims to ensure a high-level training in scientific research in this area of knowledge, particularly in the field of practical philosophy (ethics and political philosophy). In this third cycle course, doctoral students participate on a number of doctoral seminars which have the dual purpose of putting them in contact with the most significant results obtained by the leading edge research in various areas of philosophy (particularly practical philosophy) and to train them as researchers and philosophers. In addition, students also have the opportunity, over the course, to participate in seminars and conferences - actively (with presentation of papers) or passively - which involve high-caliber researchers. Doctoral students in this course will dedicate the major part of the last two years writing a PhD thesis which should be an original and high-level research work in philosophy.
Key learning outcomes a) Have knowledge and understanding skills in the domain of philosophy at a level corresponding to expectations on a PhD degree
b) Have the knowledge and the skills in philosophy able to form the basis for original developments and applications in a context of research
c) To apply specific knowledge obtained in the concerned field of study, as well as acquired ability to understand and resolve philosophical problems, in broader and multidisciplinar contexts
d) Be able to express implications and conclusions in a proper manner, both to specialists and to non specialists.
Occupational profiles of graduates Teaching at the university, college or secondary school. Investigation in philosophy.
Learning facilities Central Library with a philosophy specific area. It is located in Pole I of the University, it is compound by a 5840 m2 area, with 600 study places, computers rooms, magazines and newspapers room, access to scientific magazines, printed or online. Wireless access to the web in all building.
IFP library specialized in philosophy, specialy practical philosophy. It is located in the second floor of the Central Library building; it is specialized in political science, political theory, State theory, law and ethics philosophy.
IFP – Institut for Practical Philosophy. It is located in the second floor of the Central Library, where it has a specialized Library and own workrooms. IFP is an investigation unit recognized and financed by FCT that obtained the very good mark in the evaluation of investigation units in 2003 and 2008. IFP is able to involve postgraduate students, namely PhD students, in ongoing investigation projects.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]
Specific regulations for the PhD in Philosophy (Approved by the Course Commission.
Admission/Applicant

Departamento de Comunicação e Artes

Rua Marquês D'Ávila e Bolama
6201-001 Covilhã
275 242 024

Course Coordinator(s)

Course Director
André Barata Nascimento
Mobility coordinator
Ana Leonor Serra Morais dos Santos

Committees

Scientific Committee
José Manuel Boavida dos Santos
José Maria da Silva Rosa
André Barata Nascimento
José António Duarte Domingues
Urbano Mestre Sidoncha

Recognition Committee
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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