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Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria
In the beginning of each chapter, the teacher presents the theory in expositive lectures. Practical classes include the resolution of exercises, analysis of statistical data, and discussion of reports and scientific articles on the related topics.
The continuous evaluation is composed by: i) a written test (70%); ii) two individual homeworks (30%).
In order to be accepted for the final exam, students must obtain a minimum grade of 6 in the continuous evaluation.