The cycle of studies that leads to the master degree (Mestre) has from 90 to 120 credits and a normal length of between three to four curricular semesters of students’ work. Exceptionally and without prejudice to the satisfaction of all the requirements related with the characterization of the aims of the degree and the conditions to obtain it, the cycle of studies that leads to the degree of master in a specialty may have 60 credits and a normal length of two curricular semesters of work following a stable and internationally consolidated practice in that specialty.
The cycle of studies that leads to the master degree is composed of:
a) A specializing course, composed of an organized set of curricular units, named master course, to which corresponds a minimum of 50% of the total number of credits of the cycle of studies;
b) A scientific dissertation or a project work, original and specifically carried out for this purpose, or a professional traineeship which will be concluded with a final report according to the specific objectives aimed at, under the terms that are established by the respective regulating standards and to which corresponds a minimum of 35% of the total number of credits of the cycle of studies.
Please, note that the first part of each course code number indicates the IPB School where the academic programme is taught:
3041 School of Agriculture (Bragança Campus);
3042 School of Education (Bragança Campus);
3043 School of Technology and Management (Bragança Campus).
3045 School of Public Management, Communication and Tourism (Mirandela Campus);
7015 School of Health (Bragança Campus);
The learning agreement for students in international mobility should include only course units taught in the same campus (Bragança or Mirandela) since these two cities are 60 Km far away from each other.