Subject: Dissertation

Scientific Area:



90 Hours

Number of ECTS:




Overall objectives:

1 - Proceed to the review of relevant and current literature about the problem they want to make the research;
2 - Establish contacts with research subjects, requesting any authorization to the access to data and empirical field of research;
3 - Systematize empirical data;
4 - Critically analyze the collected data;
5 - Confront the read data with the literature review performed;
6 - Write the dissertation;
7 - Report its findings, either to specialists or non-specialists, clearly and unambiguously.


1 - The contents are suggested by the needs evidenced by each student and the problems of each project, in direct relation to the contents of the first year, selected research methodologies and the research line in pedagogical innovation.


. , . , A bibliografia principal é a sugerida por cada projeto de investigação / The main bibliography is suggested for each research project , .

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
The supervision work will start with a joint discussion of various research projects, with the presence of all the supervisors, to finally each supervisor conducts an individual work with the student. The assessment of this course has to do with the quality of the dissertation and the oral performance during the public defense, manifested through the security with which the research work is presented and the ability of argumentation and counter-argumentation, before the jury.