Undergraduate Degree in Basic Education

The cycle of studies of the Undergraduate Degree in Basic Education is comprised of 6 semesters (3 years). Those who obtain 180 ECTS are awarded the title.
This degree aims to provide coherent and effective training in the scientific, artistic, technical and pedagogical fields, promoting professional practices in both formal and informal contexts. The main objective of the Undergraduate Degree in Basic Education is to train students to be able to perform professional activities in the educational field.
Throughout the degree, students will develop their learning and critical thinking skills within the scope of basic and early childhood education, building a global vision in children, their life and learning contexts.
Undergraduates in Basic Education will be capable of carrying out several professional tasks focused on children and on the service networks that assist them, such as curricular enrichment activities, extracurricular activities and activities that support school integration.
The conclusion of this cycle of studies allows the access to the 2nd cycle of studies (Masters’ degree), that provides professional qualifications to the teaching career in Early childhood education and in the 1st Cycle of Basic Education.

GENERAL INFORMATION

DGES CODE:

1300/9853 (INSTITUTION/DEGREE)

Duration of Studies:

6 SEMESTERS / 3 YEARS

CONCURSO NACIONAL DE ACESSO 21/22:

Not AvailableOPENINGS AVAILABLE

AVERAGE OF THE LATEST CANDIDATE:

110.7 POINTS

Admission Exams:

(16) MATHEMATICS
(18) PORTUGUESE
or
(19) MATHEMATICS A
(18) PORTUGUESE
or
(17) APPLIED MATHEMATICS
(18) PORTUGUESE

The cycle of studies of the Undergraduate Degree in Basic Education is comprised of 6 semesters (3 years). Those who obtain 180 ECTS are awarded the title.
This degree aims to provide coherent and effective training in the scientific, artistic, technical and pedagogical fields, promoting professional practices in both formal and informal contexts. The main objective of the Undergraduate Degree in Basic Education is to train students to be able to perform professional activities in the educational field.
Throughout the degree, students will develop their learning and critical thinking skills within the scope of basic and early childhood education, building a global vision in children, their life and learning contexts.
Undergraduates in Basic Education will be capable of carrying out several professional tasks focused on children and on the service networks that assist them, such as curricular enrichment activities, extracurricular activities and activities that support school integration.
The conclusion of this cycle of studies allows the access to the 2nd cycle of studies (Masters’ degree), that provides professional qualifications to the teaching career in Early childhood education and in the 1st Cycle of Basic Education.

DEGREE DIRECTOR

DGES CODE:

1300/9853 (INSTITUTION/DEGREE)

Duration of Studies:

6 SEMESTERS / 3 YEARS

CONCURSO NACIONAL DE ACESSO 21/22:

Not Available OPENINGS AVAILABLE - 1ª FASE

AVERAGE OF THE LATEST CANDIDATE 2020/2021

110.7 POINTS

Admission Exams:

(16) MATHEMATICS
(18) PORTUGUESE
or
(19) MATHEMATICS A
(18) PORTUGUESE
or
(17) APPLIED MATHEMATICS
(18) PORTUGUESE

Career Opportunities and Employability

Graduates will be able to: organize and manage training centres; coordinate extracurricular, leisure and recreation activities for children; Work in recreation centres and with children entertainment teams; dynamize and support libraries, museums and other cultural and educational centres; organize environmental prevention projects; coordinate summer camps; Carry out duties as high education technician in townhalls and parish councils; to act as a mediator between municipalities and Schools.

Candidates

This degree is specially aimed to those seeking to carry out professional activities in education, and to those who ambition to apply to the 2nd cycle of studies, in order to acquire the professional qualifications to the teaching career.
Candidates may apply via the National Higher Education Access Contest providing they successfully passed one of the required admission exams. Candidates may also enrol via special regimes such as course/institution transfer, through one of the Special Contests in force or the Interntional Student Statute.

* The information on this page does not preclude consultation of the Degree’s Curriculum in Diário da República.

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