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Universidade Lusófona

Bachelor in Sociology

Faculty of Social Sciences, Education and Administration

A3ES Decision

Accredited

Decision date

12/05/2015

A3ES Decision

Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS

Bachelor |6 Semesters |180 ECTS

Programme Director

Prof. Doutor José Filipe Pinto

Secretariat

Maria Manuela Gomes

Entrance Conditions

National access competition/tender:
Having completed the 12th grade;
A grade higher than 95 points (range 0-200), in the following entrance exams:
06 Philosophy
11 History
17 Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences
18 Portuguese
Entry competition/tender:
Course changes;
Transfers;
Returns.
In accordance with Decree 401/2007, of April 5.
Special competition/tender for those over the age of 23:
On completing 23 years of age by the 31st of December of the preceding year
Those not entitled access to higher education (if they have undertaken and been approved in the entrance test for the college they want to enter, they are entitled to the referred access).
Special competition/tender for higher education graduates and Diplomas in Specialized Technology:
(In accordance with Decree-Law No. 393-B/99, of 2 October;
In accordance with Ordinance No. 854-A/99, of 4 October;
In accordance with Decree-Law No. 88/2006, of May 23).

Programme requirements

Have completed a total of 180 ECTS

Objectives

Besides its other objectives, the licentiate degree in Sociology aims to provide general training skills based on advanced materials in Sociology that are relevant to the professional practice in different places and roles in different profit-making or non-profit, public and private production and service organizations that involve different social dimensions, both in what regards the analysis and problem solving, the processing of diverse information and, communication processes, autonomous or team work, in addition to the desire to remain open to life-long learning.
The study cycle is based on a curricular organization and teaching/learning methodologies that are geared toward the acquisition of knowledge (learning and knowing how to learn) and the ability to implement the same in the form of skills, so that at subsequent stages, they may be used in professional practices and employment opportunities and broadened through life-long learning processes.

Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

The curricular organization enables the students to acquire different general and specific facts, skills and abilities that embody the objectives of the study plan:
Acquisition of a comprehensive analytical insight and foresight of the different dimensions, designs and dynamic problems, levels and agents of social life: economic, political, family, institutions and organizations, culture, identities, territoriality, etc. Acquisition of frames of fundamental reference (assumptions, concepts, classifications ...) for the analysis of specific social processes, as well as for the formulation of solutions or supporting processes for the planning, intervention and evaluation of actions or projects and their respective foundations.
Knowledge and ability to use tools and techniques in order to collect, process, work, classify and communicate information, ideas and issues, surveys, interviews, case studies, or to support intervention processes of activities and projects of a socio-economic, political and cultural , professional nature, activities and projects pertaining to social inclusion and citizenship.
Personal and interpersonal skills to carry out tasks in a responsible and first-class manner when working autonomously or as part of a team and predisposition to carry out lifelong learning.

Further Studies

The licentiate degree will permit students to apply for postgraduate studies, specifically PhD degrees.

Occupacional Profiles

Leaders & Boards: Directors, upper and intermediate experts, advisers, consultants, Entrepreneurs, Teachers, trainers and researchers, work units National or international profit-making or non-profit Organizations, Training centres, associations, Foundations, NGOs, Professional organizations or trade unions, central and local public administration: Ministries, Regions and Municipalities

Scientific Areas

Sociologia e outros estudos

Study Plan

1st Year/ Semester ECTS
Sociology IFirst Semester5
First Semester5
First Semester5
First Semester5
First Semester5
Option ISecond Semester5
Option IISecond Semester5
Society in the Portuguese-Speaking World and CooperationSecond Semester5
Sociology IISecond Semester5
Second Semester5
Second Semester5
Second Semester5
2nd Year/ Semester ECTS
Class Structure and Social StratificationFirst Semester5
Introduction to Contemporary ThoughtFirst Semester5
Option IIIFirst Semester5
Sociology of EducationFirst Semester5
Sociology of Labour and OrganizationsFirst Semester5
First Semester5
Option IVSecond Semester5
Political SociologySecond Semester5
Second Semester5
Second Semester5
Second Semester5
Second Semester5
3rd Year/ Semester ECTS
Option VFirst Semester5
First Semester5
First Semester5
First Semester5
First Semester5
First Semester5
Option VISecond Semester5
Second Semester5
Second Semester20

Teaching staff

Teachers, Academic Degree and Dedication time
LecturerAcademic DegreesDedication time
Ana Isabel Gonçalves Da Costa Lorga Da SilvaDoctorateFull-Time
Ana Maria Benavente Da Silva NunoDoctorateFull-Time
Helena Teresa Bravo Sousa De MendonçaDoctorateFull-Time
José Fialho FelicianoAgréggationFull-Time
Manuel Serafim Fontes Santos PintoDoctorateFull-Time
Maria João De Melo Soares Justino AlvesBachelorPart-Time
Maria Neves Leal GonçalvesDoctorateFull-Time
Sónia Vladimira Serrano Correia CardosoDoctoratePart-Time
Teotónio Rosário De SouzaDoctorateFull-Time

Fees

Over 23 years 180 €
External Students 0 €
Change Course 63 €
Admission for Undergraduates 180 €
Holders of University Degree 180 €
Registration217 €
Student Insurance40 €
Enrollment310 €
Average value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 305,1 €
Per ECTS 10,17 €