M.A. On Campus

Teaching English and Foreign Languages

University of Porto

24 months
4000 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Teaching English and Foreign Languages programme of the University of Porto is a second cycle which seeks the acquisition of the necessary pedagogical and scientific skills for teaching in 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycles of basic education and in secondary education, bearing in mind the transformations in society, education and in the technological and scientific evolution.



The different training components of the Teaching English and Foreign Languages programme of the University of Porto seek:

  • To ensure that the future teacher adapts at a professional, social and ethical level, to the specificities of the social and school contexts he/she might be in, respecting the ethical and deontological demands of teaching;
  • As for the development of the teaching and learning processes, to provide the student with scientific and methodological instruments which may allow him/her to promote a quality teaching, capable of ensuring significant learnings.
  • As for school participation and the relationship with the community, to develop the understanding of teaching as a global and integrated activity.
  • Regarding a lifelong professional development, to make the initial training a starting point of a path grounded on the reflection about educational issues and professional practice, seeking the construction of a training project which may answer to individual, institutional or social challenges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Psychology of Education
  • English Teaching Methodology
  • Spanish Teaching Methodology
  • Ethics and education

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

  • Graduate degree with 80 ECTS in English and 60 ECTS in German, Spanish or French (of which 36 ECTS must be in the domain of language).
  • The student might also apply provided that has obtained 75% of the credits of the minimum training requirements, being able to complete the remaining 36 ECTS (=6 subjects) while attending the Master’s degree.
  • Candidates for this Master's degree should preferably have attained the following levels of competence: English C1, French C1, Spanish B2 and German B2. 
  • In the case of candidates who have completed their language training, the Scientific Committee of the Cycle of Studies may require a foreign language test.

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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