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NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities has a varied range of curricular programmes available in the area of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, underpinned by quality research and taught by highly qualified academic staff. All our undergraduate, Master and PhD programmes have been evaluated and accredited by the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES).

The Faculty also offers postgraduate diploma courses, which last 2 semesters and award 60 credits, as well as a range of short term courses (cursos livres). These courses, suitable for fulfilling the objectives of lifelong learning, cover the most varied academic areas but do not lead to the award of an academic degree.

In order to facilitate the future integration of its degree holders within the labour market, Master’s students at NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities are able to carry out an internship as a non-teaching component of their course. The Faculty actively participates in the European Erasmus and Leonardo da Vinci professional internship programmes.

In addition to this, since 2006, NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities has been promoting a Summer School, which includes a wide range of intensive courses of short duration that enable credits to be obtained by those interested in a wide range of areas.

Through entities that are associated to NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Faculty has made available to students and the public in general several European and non-European language courses, aiming to answer to the ever pressing need to acquire linguistic competencies. NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities also offers Portuguese courses for foreign students. It is also possible to undertake Cambridge ESOL international English examinations at NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities in order to obtain an internationally recognized certificate of English proficiency.

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