*)N.B. if there are students who do not speak Portuguese the language is English.
According to Regulamento de Doutoramentos da FCTUC the purpose of this curricular unit is to defend before a panel a plan for the thesis work, thus assessing its opportunity and practicability.
There is no pre-defined syllabus for this course. Program content depends on the subject to be addressed.
Technical and scientific knowledge dependent on the subject to be addressed. English proficiency required for searching the literature.
Generic skills to reach
(by decreasing order of importance)
Teaching hours per semester
total of teaching hours
Apresentação final perante um júri | Final presentation before a panel: 100 %
Bibliography of reference
Dependente do tema | Depending on the subject selected
The interim supervisor (originally appointed to this course only) guides the student in defining objectives and methods, and monitors the planning of the thesis. The resulting summary document is defended by the applicant in a public examination before a jury of teachers and / or researchers, experts in the field.