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Textual Criticism

Textual Criticism

Degree 
MSc - Master Degree
School 
School of Arts and Humanities
Time period 
misto
Duration 
4
ECTS 
120
Language 
PT
Data de Acreditação A3ES 
09/23/2022
Prazo de Acreditação A3ES 
6 anos
Official Portuguese Code (DGES) Number 
R/A-Ef 1987/2011
Official Portuguese Code (DGES) Registration Date 
03/18/2011

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The Master in Textual Criticism focuses on the study of the modes of production, transmission and preservation of utterances, mainly written but also others, verbal or non-verbal. Applying adequate theoretical and methodological knowledge, it allows the analysis and proposal of means to make such statements accessible, which can be different types of erudite edition, electronic edition, revision of the original for common editions, transposition of editions to specialized corpora, organic inventories of documents , codicological or manuscriptological descriptions, among others.

Objectives 

Provide students with the necessary skills to study the modes of production, transmission and preservation of statements, especially written, but also others, verbal or non-verbal. These skills translate into knowledge of the methodologies specific to the discipline of Textual Criticism and the reflective discourse with which it assures and renews its theoretical foundations, and enables them to work in the broad field of practical applications of the discipline.

Career prospects 
The Master in Textual Criticism analyzes cases of production and documented transmission of utterances, fundamentally proposes the means to make the production and transmission processes accessible and legible, adapting the media to different audiences of users, and produces these media, which can be different types of scholarly edition, electronic edition, original revision, transposition of editions to specialized corpora, organic document inventories, codicological or manuscriptological descriptions.
Vacancies 
10
National Admission Exams 
Applicants for the MA study programme must hold: a) a BA or legally equivalent degree; b) a degree from a foreign university, awarded after the successful completion of the 1st cycle of studies under the Bologna Process by a signatory country; c) a degree from a foreign university that, according to the Scientific Council, meets the learning outcomes of a BA; d) a school, scientific or professional curriculum that the Scientific Council regards as expressive of the student’s capacity to successfully complete this cycle of studies.
Fee – 1st year (indicative) 
1200.00€
Fee - remaining years (indicative) 
1200.00€

International Access

Fee - 1st year (indicative) 
1200,00€
Fee - remaining years (indicative) 
1200,00€