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Educational Sciences, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Having been the first master's created in Portugal in this area, the cycle of studies leading to the degree of Master's in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialization in Educational Administration, was established as a training project that undertakes as privileged references three required scientific areas: Educational Administration, Educational Policy and Research Methodology. This master's degree provides relevance to the sociological approaches of education and organizations and of educational administration, as well as to the analysis of the connections between educational policy and administration at different levels. Thus, this degree aims at preparing future masters with skills in the theoretical areas of educational administration, sociology of education organizations, educational policy, research methodology and techniques for collecting and analyzing data, by providing them with updated and critical knowledge on research of national and international reference in the area, and allowing their inclusion in the respective field through the development of a research project. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialization Certificate in Educational Administration. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Education Policies and Lifelong Learning 
  • Research Methodology in Adult Education 
  • Sociology of Non-School Education 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Braga

  • 454 - 700 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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