Bachelor in Languages, Literatures and Cultures

General

Program Description

Paths

  • Portuguese and English Studies
  • Portuguese and French Studies
  • Portuguese and Spanish Studies
  • Portuguese and German Studies
  • English and North-American Studies
  • English and French Studies
  • English and Spanish Studies
  • English and German Studies
  • French and Spanish Studies
  • French and German Studies
  • French Studies
  • Spanish and German Studies
  • Spanish Studies
  • German Studies

Education objectives

1) To acquire methodological tools for research and analysis in order to develop learning, critical choice and reflective skills which allow appropriate application of knowledge to practical situations;

2) To acquire basic skills in the area of human sciences thus enabling lifelong learning of theoretical and practical knowledge of foreign languages with a high degree of autonomy;

3) To develop the ability to collect, select and interpret relevant textual and non-textual information, enabling principled decisions which take into account the relevant social, academic and ethical aspects associated to the study of new languages, works of literature and cultures;

4) To develop a theoretical and practical knowledge of languages, works of literature and cultures set in their national historical contexts;

5) To develop communicative competence in foreign languages, and in the mother tongue, encouraging plurilingualism and interculturality;

6) To develop the ability to work autonomously in the interdisciplinary field of literary, culture and language studies;

7) To develop skills in the application of new technologies to literary, cultural and language sciences.

Access conditions

Students may be admitted to Higher Education through the National Competition for Access to Higher Education, special competitions/regimes and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers. To apply for access to higher education through the National Competition, students must fulfill the requirements described in DGES/Access to Higher Education.

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 3 years/6 semesters.

Students must perform 180 credits. At the beginning of each semester, students will be advised of the curricular units to carry out in order to appropriate them to their academic career.

The undergraduate students can still benefit from the different mobility programmes in which FCSH/NOVA participates as Erasmus +, Almeida Garrett exchange programmes, among others, and participate in research within the research units of the Faculty.

Access to other courses

Completion of the Licenciatura degree allows the holder to apply for Masters programmes or other post-graduate courses including those which do not confer a degree.

Evaluation rules

Students at FCSH are evaluated based on the work developed over a semester, based on class participation, presentation of written and oral tests and examinations. The result obtained either by continuous assessment or evaluation of the tests is expressed on a scale of 0 to 20. To be approved, students must have at least 10 points to pass, however, who fail have a second chance to repeat the exams. SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION: - Worker-Student - Students with the status of top athletes - Mothers and fathers students - Associative leaders - Military - Other special arrangements provided legally. Students with special needs can benefit from teaching and learning conditions to meet their needs.

Last updated Feb 2018

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The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - FCSH) forms part of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. The Faculty is a legal person in public law, with academic, pedagogic, administrative and financial autonomy. Read less