M.A. On Campus

History and Heritage

University of Porto

24 months
4000 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The History and Heritage programme of the University of Porto is divided in three branches of specialization: Local and Regional Studies – Memory Construction, Historic Archives and Patrimonial Mediation.


Programme Goals

The goals of the History and Heritage programme of the University of Porto are:

  • To train professionals to be capable of handling fundamental methods and techniques to the identification, inventory, disclosure and preservation of heritage: natural, documental, iconographic, built, archaeological, rural, maritime, industrial;
  • To prepare skilled agents for an intervention in cultural entertainment and local and historical tourism;
  • To prepare technicians for an integrated and multidisciplinary management of the local heritage, in order to allow the community to preserve it.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Sources and Research Methodology
  • Methodology in Scientific Work
  • Memory and Identity
  • Socioeconomic Structures
  • Cultural and Religious Structures
  • Identification and Classification of Heritage

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Portuguese


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelors degree or legal equivalent in one of the areas specified by the school/faculty;
  • Hold a foreign higher education degree that is in accordance with the Bologna process or that may be recognised by the U.Porto as satisfying the requirements of a bachelors degree;
  • Have an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that the U.Porto recognises as proof of ability to complete the course of study.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Porto

556 - 865 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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