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Research Seminar

Code 8071
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 15
Workload OT(15H)/S(45H)
Scientific area Communication Sciences
Entry requirements None
Mode of delivery Face-to-face.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes The main objective of the curricular unit is to enable students to produce the final version of their doctoral project.
By the end of this curricular unit, students should be able to:
- Conclude their doctoral research project;
- Deepen the knowledge on the scientific area of the research project;
- Present the research project;
- Defend, with scientifically founded arguments, the research project.

Syllabus 1. Production of a doctoral research project (conclusion).
2. Presentation and defense of the research project.
3. Critical evaluation of the various research projects.
Main Bibliography Denzin, N. K., & Lincoln, Y. S. (Eds.) (2011). The Sage handbook of qualitative research (4th edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Perosanz, J. J. I. (2006). Métodos cuantitativos de investigación en comunicación. Barcelona: Bosch.
Serra, J. P. (2007). Manual de teoria da comunicação. Covilhã: Livros Labcom.
Wimmer, R. D., & Dominick, J. R. (2011). Mass media research: an introduction (9th edition). Boston, MA: Wadsworth.

A supplementary bibliography will be indicated to each student, depending on the topic of his research project.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Preparation of a research project, with a maximum of 50 pages, to be presented and discussed at the end of the semester in a qualification examination organized by the Course Committee, with a weight of 70% in the final grade. Presentation of a scientific paper to be submitted or already submitted to a journal of the specialty, with a weight of 30% in the final grade. Students who obtain a minimum of 10 (ten) values will be approved. Attendance is required in at least 75% of classes.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-01-28

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