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Qualification awarded (in original language)
"Licenciatura em Música". Title of "Licenciado".

Level of qualification
1st Cycle of Studies. EQF level 6. ISCED 2011 level 6.

Admission requirements
Students may apply to this 1st cycle programme, through the general regime, if they obtain a minimum classification of 95 points (on a scale of 0 to 200) in one of the following national entrance examinations: Biology and Geology (02), or Geography (09), or History of Culture and Arts (12), or History (11), or English (13), or Portuguese (18).
Application may also be possible, through special regimes, for:
. students inside the Portuguese educational system who want to re-enroll, change course of studies, or transfer education institution;
. holders of technological specialization courses;
. holders of professional technical courses;
. olders than 23 who have succeeded a special exam of assessment of capabilities to access the Higher Education System;
. holders of middle or high level courses;
. students coming from foreign higher education systems.
The access requirements for the 1st cycle of studies of Higher Education appear in the description of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement.

Recognition of prior learning
Following the implementation of the Bologna Process and the consequent legislation regarding the mobility of students among degrees and higher education institutions, prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution.
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.
For further enquiries on crediting and recognizing prior learning and training at the IPB (calendars, procedures and assessment criteria), please go to the Applicant Portal at www.ipb.pt/portaldocandidato.

Qualification requirements and regulations
6 Semesters (3 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 810 total Hours per semester (1620 per year). 180 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. (variable number of Contact (teaching) Hours, depending on the established Schedule for each Course Unit).
Holders of this diploma are entitled to apply to the career of high staff in central and local public administration, as well as in private enterprises and institutions or to undertake their own independent qualified activity.

Profile of the programme
The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of music. Auditive Education, Choir, Orff Instrumental, Music Ensemble, History of Music, Keyboard Practice.

Key learning outcomes
The bachelor’s degree in Music is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to:
a) develop and enhance the acquired knowledge;
b) apply acquired knowledge and understanding capacity in order to clearly demonstrate a professional approach to the work carried out;
c) solve problems based upon their own arguments;
d) collate, select, and interpret relevant information which will enable them to consolidate the solutions they present and the opinions they put forward, including the analysis of relevant social, scientific and ethical aspects;
e) communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions, both to experts and non-experts;
f) develop competences that will enable them to benefit from lifelong learning with a high degree of autonomy.

To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan.

Occupational profiles of graduates
The degree of "licenciado" (bachelor) in Music belongs to the education and training area of Arts, Communication and Multimedia. Graduates are qualified to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme.

NOTE:
SINCE 2018/2019, MUSIC CAN NOT RECEIVE NEW STUDENTS.
NEW STUDENTS MUST APPLY TO MUSIC IN COMMUNITY CONTEXTS.

Access to further studies
The bachelor’s degree in Music allows to proceed to post-graduate studies, according to the diagram of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement. In the School of Education, this degree gives access to the master’s programme in Ensino da Educação Musical no Ensino Básico (professional diploma for the Basic School Teaching, according to the Law-Decree no. 79/2014, May, 14h.

Graduation requirements
Graduation is obtained after completion of the total ECTS credits foreseen in the study plan.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Examination and assessment are regulated by the IPB general regulation, available in www.ipb.pt/sa, and by the Attendance and Assessment Regulations of the School, available in www.ese.ipb.pt.
Consult this Guide under the option “The ECTS at the IPB” for information on the grading and qualification system.

Mode of study
Full-time.

Programme director
Maria Isabel Ribeiro de Castro (
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Scientific areas of the study plan
Scientific AreaAcronymECTS Credits
CompulsoryOptional
Education SciencesESc4.00.0
EnglishE4.00.0
MusicMus163.00.0
PsychologyPsy3.00.0
Social SciencesSoSc2.00.0
Sports SciencesSpSc4.00.0
Total 
180.00.0

Course structure
YearSemTypeCodeCourse UnitScientific
Area
ECTS
Credits
1-
 Annual 
 9214-360-1001-00-17 
Acoustics and Musical OrganologyMus6.0
1-
 Annual 
 9214-360-1002-00-17 
Chorus 1Mus6.0
1-
 Annual 
 9214-360-1003-00-17 
Auditory Training 1Mus10.0
1-
 Annual 
 9214-360-1004-00-17 
History of Music 1Mus/
SoSc
10.0
1-
 Annual 
 9214-360-1005-00-17 
New Technologies in MusicMus8.0
11 Semestral 
 9214-360-1101-00-17 
Exercise and Body PostureSpSc4.0
11 Semestral 
 9214-360-1102-00-17 
Instrumental Orff 1Mus6.0
12 Semestral 
 9214-360-1201-00-17 
Technical EnglishE4.0
12 Semestral 
 9214-360-1202-00-17 
Keyboard Instruments Practice 1Mus6.0
2-
 Annual 
 9214-360-2001-00-18 
Composition Analysis and TechniquesMus10.0
2-
 Annual 
 9214-360-2002-00-18 
Chorus 2Mus6.0
2-
 Annual 
 9214-360-2003-00-18 
Auditory Training 2Mus8.0
21 Semestral 
 9214-360-2101-00-18 
History of Music 2Mus6.0
21 Semestral 
 9214-360-2102-00-18 
Keyboard Instruments Practice 2Mus6.0
21 Semestral 
 9214-360-2103-00-18 
Conducting TechniquesMus6.0
22 Semestral 
 9214-360-2201-00-18 
Musical AestheticsMus6.0
22 Semestral 
 9214-360-2202-00-18 
Instrumental Orff 2Mus6.0
22 Semestral 
 9214-360-2203-00-18 
Music Ensemble 1Mus6.0
3-
 Annual 
 9214-360-3001-00-18 
Chorus 3Mus6.0
3-
 Annual 
 9214-360-3002-00-19 
Auditory Training 3Mus8.0
3-
 Annual 
 9214-360-3003-00-19 
Instrumental Orff 3Mus8.0
3-
 Annual 
 9214-360-3004-00-19 
Music Ensemble 2Mus8.0
31 Semestral 
 9214-360-3101-00-19 
Portuguese Traditional MusicMus5.0
31 Semestral 
 9214-360-3102-00-19 
Psychology of MusicMus/
Psy
6.0
31 Semestral 
 9214-360-3103-00-19 
Musical RepertoireMus4.0
32 Semestral 
 9214-360-3201-00-19 
CompositionMus6.0
32 Semestral 
 9214-360-3202-00-19 
Ethics, Education and CitizenshipESc4.0
32 Semestral 
 9214-360-3203-00-19 
EthnomusicologyMus5.0

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