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 2nd Cycle Degree     Departamento de Artes [Portuguese]

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Study plan   Cinema

General Access Regime  

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Admission Requirements

Fator A (com um peso de 25%): Critério de ponderação de proximidade do curso de 1º ciclo de estudos – grau de licenciado.
Fator B (com um peso de 50%) Classificação do grau de Licenciado ou equivalente legal, na escala de 0-20. Aos detentores de um currículo escolar, científico ou profissional reconhecido como atestando capacidade para admissão, será atribuído, para o efeito, uma classificação de 10 a 20 valores.
Fator C (com um peso de 25%) Apreciação do currículo académico, científico, técnico e profissional. Para além da análise documental, a apreciação poderá incluir uma entrevista.

Vacancies 22 (2024)
Calculation of the Access Grade Cinema 2023


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Profile of the programme The aim of the MA in Cinema is to prepare students to think analytically and critically about cinema, studying the film history and theory, Portuguese cinema, Film aesthetics and video production focusing on the theoretical and historical aspects of the field. A theoretical final thesis is one of the three possible choices to complete the requirements of the degree.
Focusing on the art of filmmaking, this program is also designed for students who wish to learn about filmmaking and film design. The 2-year graduate program encourages students to develop their own voices and aesthetic ideals through directing, producing and shooting their own films. To complete the program, each student can choose to submit a final project. This final project my be one of the following: 1) a scientific dissertation; 2) a short film produced and directed entirely by him/her; 3) an internship in a entity linked to the cinema sector.
Key learning outcomes The MA in Cinema aims to give its students the following skills:
a) Have knowledge and comprehension ability in the field of Cinema at a level which:
i) Sustaining the knowledge obtained at the 1st cycle, they can develop and expand it;
ii) Enable and form the basis of developments and/or original applications, often in the context of research;
b) Know and apply their cinematographic expertise and its capacity of understanding and solving problems in new and unfamiliar situations, in enlarged and multidisciplinary contexts;
c) Capacity to integrate knowledge, dealing with complex issues, to develop solutions or pass judgment in situations of limited information or incomplete, including reflections on the ethical and social implications and responsibilities that result of these solutions and these judgments or conditions;
d) Be able to report its findings, and the knowledge and the reasoning underlying them, both to specialists and non-specialists, in a clear and unambiguous;
e) To be receptive on the idea of a lifelong learning, in a manner fundamentally autonomous or self-directed.
Occupational profiles of graduates Film Directing; Script writting; Pre-production, production and post-production; Integration in international and national production companies; Film programming; Film critic.
Learning facilities Informatic Center:
a) Computer support
Open 24 hours, with reading rooms, rooms for group work, bibliography and film library.

LabCom-Comunicação e Artes Research Unit, (FCT Classification: Very Good):
a) Main events:
Cinema in Portuguese
Cinema and Other Arts
Magic Mountain
Film Criticism Seminar
Conference The Creative Process
Listening to Images Seminar

b) Ars collection
b) DOC On-line: Digital Journal on Documentary Cinema
c) BOCC – Online Library of Communication Sciences

Cinubiteca (cinema theater, 180 seats)
Film Warehouse

a) TV studio
b) Image and sound post-production
c) Photography laboratory
d) Rooms

Film divulgation:
a) UBICinema festival, since 2006
b) Extension from festivals CINANIMA, CinEco, Caminhos, etc.
d) Partnership with National Film Plan
e) Screenings by the Film Students Nucleus
f) Database on Portuguese Cinema
g) Doc Alliance: curated program “Made in UBI”
g) Channel 180 “Showcase UBI”
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]
Course Regulation

Erasmus+ Agreements

Erasmus Agreements
  • Merz Akademie, University of Applied Art, Design, Media • Alemanha • Duration: S
  • École Supérieure d'Art Aix-en-Provence Félix Ciccolini • França • Duration: A
  • Vilnius Academy of Arts • Lituânia • Duration: S
  • West University of Timisoara • Roménia • Duration: S
  • University of Batman • Turquia • Duration: S
  • University of Silesia in Katowice • Polónia • Duration: S • Get Agreement
  • Università degli Studi di Torino • Itália • Duration: A • Get Agreement

Departamento de Artes

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

Course Coordinator(s)

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Course Director
Ana Catarina dos Santos Pereira
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Mobility coordinator
Paulo Cunha


Scientific Committee
Ana Catarina dos Santos Pereira
Francisco Alexandre Lopes Figueiredo Merino
Luís Carlos da Costa Nogueira
Patrícia Nogueira da Silva
Paulo Manuel Ferreira da Cunha

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
Ana Catarina dos Santos Pereira
Year Coordinators
Luís Carlos da Costa Nogueira (1st)
Ana Catarina dos Santos Pereira (2nd)
Year Representatives
Tomás Clemente Travelho (1st)
Marcela Sampaio Van Riemsdijk (2nd)

Recognition Committee
Ana Catarina dos Santos Pereira
Paulo Manuel Ferreira da Cunha
Luís Carlos da Costa Nogueira
Patrícia Nogueira da Silva
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2020-01-11

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