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History and Philosophy of Science

History and Philosophy of Science

Degree 
MSc - Master Degree
School 
Faculty of Sciences
Time period 
misto
Duration 
4
ECTS 
120
Language 
EN
Data de Acreditação A3ES 
05/21/2021
Prazo de Acreditação A3ES 
6 anos
Official Portuguese Code (DGES) Number 
R/A-Ef 1916/2011
Official Portuguese Code (DGES) Registration Date 
03/18/2011

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Objectives 

This MSc program enables students to acquire a clear, broad and precise idea of ​​the main themes, problems, debates and methodological trends that have been guiding the development of History of Science and of Philosophy of Science in an international context. At the same time, the course provides an understanding of the specific characteristics of Science and Technology in Portugal, both in historical terms and in the analysis of contemporaneity as well as it offers a first contact with the area of ​​conservation and musealization of the Portuguese scientific and technological heritage.

The interdisciplinary nature of the MSc program brings together theoretical and methodological approaches from different scientific areas to enable the historical and philosophical study of science and technology as well as of the Portuguese scientific and technological heritage.

The course is therefore identified by its integrated approach to history and philosophy of science, addressing the various dimensions of the Portuguese scientific past. It is complemented by courses on collections, museums and scientific heritage, as well as on science communication, and is open to students of any undergraduate degree.

Career prospects 
Academic career: PhD in History and Philosophy of Science | Museums and Science Centers | Public Institutions and Companies related to Scientific and technological heritage | Companies of social media and communication | Public and private institutions of popularization of science and technology | Public institutions of science management.
Vacancies 
10
National Admission Exams 
Graduation in any scientific area.
Fee – 1st year (indicative) 
1200.00€
Fee - remaining years (indicative) 
1200.00€

International Access

Fee - 1st year (indicative) 
7000,00€
Fee - remaining years (indicative) 
7000,00€