This master's degree was launched 25 years ago and was a pioneer in Portugal. It is aimed at those interested in the subject and wish to deepen their knowledge in the area of the promotion of equality and social policies related to women. The master's program is developed, therefore, in the context of specialist training in the Social Sciences, oriented towards professional activities of theoretical and applied research in the field of gender, feminist and women's studies. It aims to prepare graduates for different fields of professional inclusion, where they deal with gender issues and the promotion of equality and social policies related to these issues.
Candidates are required to meet one of the following pre-requisites:
The course lasts for four semesters (24 months) and it includes a curricular component and the development of an original scientific dissertation.
The first and second semesters are composed of eight course units (60 ECTS).
The third and fourth semesters correspond to the dissertation (60 ECTS).