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The course has a broadband character, being the specialization obtained in the doctoral thesis.

Its main objective is the production of knowledge through the realization of original research in the area of ​​Educational Sciences, from a fundamental or applied perspective.

It also has the following objectives:

  • provide the continuity of the training offered up to now by the DEP at the level of the 1st and 2nd Cycle of training;
  • promote critical reflection on the daily practice of educators / teachers at various levels and in the fields of education and teaching and other education professionals;
  • identify, substantiate and disseminate good practice;
  • stimulate cooperation between UTAD and other educational institutions in the region;
  • promote national and international cooperation in the field of research in Educational Sciences


3 years



Access Conditions

Holders of the master's degree may apply, with preference given to those who hold such a degree in the area of ​​education. They may also apply for non-master's degree holders as long as they hold an academic, scientific, pedagogical and / or professional curriculum of particular relevance in the field of education.

Program taught in:
Portuguese (Portugal)

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Last updated April 21, 2018
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Oct. 2019
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