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Mathematics for Teachers

 2nd Cycle Degree     Departamento de Matemática [Portuguese]

Study plan   Mathematics for Teachers
DGES code
CNAEF classification 145 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 1339/2013 - DR 2nd series, no. 15, 22 January [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation
DGES Registration R/A-Cr 51/2012, 12-06-2012
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 120

General Access Regime  

Admission Requirements
Vacancies 25 (2018)


Profile of the programme • Revisit, consolidate and enhance knowledge on the different mathematical topics present in the current mathematics curricula of secondary education, focusing not only on its theory, but also history, applications and interconnection with other areas of knowledge
• Convey the essence and vitality of mathematics as an area of research and establish links between this part and the teaching of mathematics
• Encourage the creation of new educational resources for teaching mathematics secondary schools. These resources can be materialized, for example, in divulgation articles, materials for the classroom, brochures to support the teacher or the development of multimedia applications
• Contribute to the professional development of teachers of the recruitment group 500 of secondary education, according to the provisions of the Teaching Career Statute.
Key learning outcomes The master degree will be awarded to students who prove: • knowledge about the theory, history, applications and interconnections with other areas of knowledge of the mathematics topics addressed throughout the curriculum
• ability to integrate this knowledge in the develop of educational resources for teaching mathematics in secondary schools
• ability to communicate their findings, knowledge and reasoning underlying them, in a clear and unambiguous way, through the writing and oral presentation of a dissertation
• skills to acquire, integrate and communicate knowledge in a self-contained and self-oriented way.
Occupational profiles of graduates This 2nd cycle intends to contribute to the professional development of mathematic teachers of secondary school
Learning facilities • Classrooms and lecture halls equipped with audio-visual capabilities, a didactical instruments room and specially designated areas for tutorial teaching, self-study and group assignments.

• Up-to-date computer labs.

• Main Library.

• Teaching and Learning Resources Center.

• Email account, personal disk space, web-page hosting, wireless connectivity, e-learning platform, printing, VPN access, software assistance, among others.

• Resource Center for Teaching and Learning.

• Services provided by CIUBI: account access, electronic mail, personal area, hosting web pages, wireless, e-learning platform, printing, VPN access, software solutions, management areas, among others.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]

Departamento de Matemática

Rua Marquês D'Ávila e Bolama
6201-001 Covilhã
275 242 091

Course Coordinator(s)

Course Director
Helder Soares Vilarinho
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Mobility coordinator
Nuno Miguel Ferreira Correia


Scientific Committee
Jorge Manuel dos Reis Gama
José Carlos Matos Duque
Paulo Jorge dos Santos Pinto Rebelo
Pedro Mendes Ferrão Simões Patrício
Silvério Simões Rosa

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
Jorge Manuel dos Reis Gama
Year Coordinators
José Carlos Matos Duque (1st)
Year Representatives
Hermenegildo Simões (1st)

Recognition Committee
Jorge Manuel dos Reis Gama
José Carlos Matos Duque
Paulo Jorge dos Santos Pinto Rebelo
José Carlos Alves Martins Aleixo
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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