How is a semester at NOVA FCSH?

At NOVA FCSH, the school year consists of two semesters: the first runs from September to the end of January. The second from February to May. January and May (there are no classes) are the months where students take final classes exams (not every curricular units have them). During classes, they can do assignments or written tests (depending on academic degrees).

Social Sciences and Humanities Track

NOVA FCSH offers an international and interdisciplinary range of courses, the Social Sciences and Humanities Track. This is a set of interdisciplinary Curricular Units taught in English based on the results of research developed by NOVA FCSH and open to all the students of the Campus.

The courses usually involve at least two scientific areas and offer different perspectives on crucial problems in the area of humanities and social sciences. Enrich your CV and check the courses you can apply for below. Class timetables for the first semester of the 2021/22 academic year can be found below.

English curricula at NOVA FCSH

Here you can find all optional courses that are lectured in English

Courses taught in English

Mind, Self and 21st Century Technology

  • Optional course for all undergraduate students
  • Teacher: Robert William Clowes
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Research Manager as a profession in the EU ecosystem: concepts, tools and practice II

  • Optional course for all undergraduate students. Two of the students will be selected for an international internship (Italy or Slovenia), with all costs covered.
  • Teacher: Susana Trovão, Cristina Oliveira and Margarida Trindade
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Philosophy and Literature

  • Optional course for all undergraduate students
  • Teacher: Bartholomew Ryan
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Arts and Culture in Portugal: a journey

  • Optional course for all undergraduate students
  • Teacher: Paula Ribeiro Lobo and Margarida Brito Alves
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Introduction to subtitling 

  • Course available in the Tradução curriculum
  • Teacher: Rita Pinto Menezes
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Computers in Translation

  • Course available in the Tradução curriculum
  • Teachers: David Hardisty and Marco António Franco Neves
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Theory of Translation

  • Course available in the Tradução curriculum
  • Teachers: Karen Bennet
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Great Britain in the 20th Century

North American Literature

English B2.1 

English C1.3

Literature and Other Arts

English Linguistics

Lexicology and Lexicography

Courses taught in portuguese with materials, interactions and evaluation in english

Economic and Social Geography 

Quantitative Methods

Economy

History of the Cinema 

Discourse Analysis

Psycholinguistics 

Courses taught in english

Filming the Past – the case of Portuguese Documentary Film 

  • Optional course available to all masters’ students
  • Teacher: Catarina Alves Costa
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

History in the Media: contesting, commemorating, resignificating

  • Optional course available to all masters’ students
  • Teacher: Carla Baptista, Paulo J. Fernandes and Pedro A. Oliveira
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Museums as spaces of memory, identity and activism

  • Optional course available to all masters’ students
  • Teacher: Alexandra Curvelo
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

The History of Politics and the Politics of History 

  • Optional course available to all masters’ students
  • Teacher: José Neves
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Western European Empires – from colonial past to postcolonial world

  • Optional course available to all masters’ students
  • Teacher: Jorge Pedreira, Pedro Aires Oliveira, José Neves and Pedro Cardim
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

Courses taught in portuguese with materials, interactions and evaluation in english

Businness Communication

A Europa e o Mar no Espaço e no Tempo

  • Course taught under the ‘Cátedra Jean Monet’
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

History and Theory of Translation

Lexicology and Lexicography

Educational Psychology

Specific Methodologies for Second Language Teaching

  • Available in the curriculum of the Masters in Teaching
  • Teachers: Alexandra Fiéis, Joana Alexandra Vaz Teixeira, Susana Mesquita de Deus Correia
  • Semester: 1st
  • Syllabus

 

 

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