Masters Film Studies




DegreeMasters Semesters4 Credits120
  • Admission Conditions

    Admission Conditions

    The following may apply for the Master's Degree: a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. Application requirements: It can be admitted students with basic training in the areas of production and audiovisual filmmaking as well as students with other basic training that can demonstrate relevant work experience. In addition to the detailed CV, all applicants must submit the following: a) Individual Portfolio that demonstrates an artistic and professional path and the relevance of past experience. This portfolio should preferably be submitted in digital format. b) Individual project containing note of intent, synopsis and other elements that the candidate considers relevant relating to an original idea for the production of a cinematographic work
  • Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

    Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

    This new masters degree presents a unique and original configuration in our country, being totally oriented towards an effective production and direction of cinematography projects framed in an environment of critical and theoretical reflection. Therefore, the entire degree is based on a methodology of a project in development and throughout the degree the students will be invited to: Individually develop a written project and planning a feature-film, respecting every regulation and principles that allow them to prepare a project that can be submitted for evaluation to the ICA - Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts or the MEDIA program of the European Union; Direction of a short film in a film format; Direction of a documentary; Direction of a experimental/artistic nature project with resort to the potential of new digital technologies.
  • Objectives


    The Master in Film Studies integrates the study plan of the Department of Communication Sciences, Arts and Technologies of Information in the areas of Cinematography Studies, and is part of the integrated 2nd cycle training in the progression of the study of students with a Degree in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication, or other similar degrees. Complementary, the degree is destined to all professionals who wish to deepen their competences in the fields of cinematography production and direction.
  • Future Studies

    Future Studies

    Specialisation and post-graduation programs, including 3rd cycle programs referring to PhD studies.
  • Observations


    Ranking criteria: - 50% grade of previous qualification - 50% Interview Candidates with no degree or previous qualification classification, the interview assumes a weight of 100% Note: Majority of the classes are taught in Portuguese, with the exception of one subject that is taught in English language, so you need to be comfortable with both languages.

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Current Application Dates

Check below the application phases currently open for this course.
You may also check all the other phases here.


Other fees may be applied in accordance with the regulations in force.
    • Application Fees
      Holders of a university degree 150€
      Holders of a foreign university degree 350€
    • Registration Fees
      Student Insurance 40€
      Enrollment and Registration 230€
    • Tuition
      Average monthly value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 330€
      Per ECTS 11€
    • Registration Fees
      Student Insurance 40€
      Enrollment and Registration 245€
    • Tuition
      Average monthly value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 338.4€
      Per ECTS 11.28€

Course Direction

Edmundo Cordeiro


Inês Teixeira

  • Telephone extension
  • Location
    Sala F.1.12
  • Service hours
    2ªf a 6ªf - 10h às 13h e das 15h às 17h

Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior

Acreditation state
Acreditação condicional - Deliberation
Registry number: R/A- Ef 3037/2011/AL01

Graduation Requirements

Have completed a total of 120 ECTS.
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