The PhD in Language Teaching - Multilingualism and Education For Global Citizenship operates in a regime of b-learning, in association with the Open University (Universidade Aberta).
- to understand and systematise theoretical knowledge about language teaching;
- to develop research skills in specific methodologies in the areas of the specialty;
- to conceive, design, develop and carry out original research work for each area of speciality;
- to develop skills in analysing sources and documents, producing syntheses and critical reasoning in an innovative way;
- to present and publicly communicate ongoing research work and/or its results in scientific, academic and social contexts;
- to contribute to social and cultural development through the production and dissemination of work carried out in the field of language teaching;
- to reflect on the ethical, social and cultural implications of the profession, in the context of the problems of the contemporary world and training for citizenship;
- to apply pedagogical, didactic and methodological knowledge to the definition, management and critical evaluation of curricular plans and pedagogical practices.
Associated Research Units
Areas Of expertise
- German Language Teaching (LE/L2)
- French Language Teaching (LE/L2)
- Spanish Language Teaching (LE/L2)
- English Language Teaching (LE/L2)
- Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language (LE/L2)
- Teaching Portuguese as a Native Language (L1)
Duration: 6 semesters (3 years). Total Credits: 180 credits (60 in curricular units + 120 in the non-taught component).
Modalities of non-taught component: Thesis.
Number of credits on a free-choice basis: 10 credits. The free-choice seminar may be chosen from among the postgraduate courses offered at NOVA FCSH; by other departments of the Nova University of Lisbon, or by other Portuguese or foreign higher education institutions, by agreement or protocol.
The degree of Doctor corresponds to level 8 of the NQF/EQF - National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.