Approved in Order no. 4473/2015, of 4 May 2015.
Accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education | CEF/1213/15602

COORDINATION

 

Luísa Araújo, PhD
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Coordenadora Licenciatura em Educação Básica

 

Ana Cruz Varandas, PhD
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DAYTIME AND AFTER-WORK REGIME

The Bachelor’s degree in Primary Education provides a comprehensive training and the acquisition of pedagogical, cultural and scientific skills to intervene in various educational contexts (After-School Recreation Centers, Playrooms, Museums, Municipalities, Libraries, Pediatric Services, and others) and qualify the graduate to apply for the 2nd cycle of qualification studies for teaching (Master's degree).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

It is intended that the graduate in Primary Education acquires/develops:

Broad knowledge in the field of education.
Ability to study independently and in partnership.
Skills for intervention in real work contexts or entrepreneurial projects linked to the areas of teaching and educational sciences.

CURRICULUM

1ST YEAR

SEMESTER

ECTS

History and Heritage of Portugal

1st Semester

5

Fundamentals of Geography

1st Semester

3

Contemporary Pedagogy Theories

1st Semester

2

Earth and Life Sciences I

1st Semester

5.5

Portuguese Language I

1st Semester

5.5

Numbers and Calculus I

1st Semester

5

Developmental Psychology I

1st Semester

2

Educational Resources and Technologies

1st Semester

2

History and Heritage of Portugal II

2nd Semester

2.5

Geography of Portugal

2nd Semester

4.5

Earth and Life Sciences II

2nd Semester

5.5

Portuguese Language II

2nd Semester

5.5

Geometry

2nd Semester

5

Developmental Psychology II

2nd Semester

2

Children's Health

2nd Semester

3

Option I

2nd Semester

2

2ND YEAR

SEMESTER

ECTS

Syntax and Semantics of Portuguese I

1st Semester

5.5

Expression and Communication Techniques

1st Semester 

5.5

Numbers and Calculus II

1st Semester

5.5

Acquisition and Learning of Oral and Written Language

1st Semester

5

Curricular Organization and Planning I

1st Semester

2.5

Educational Psychology

1st Semester

3

Observation and Research in Educational Contexts*

1st and 2nd Semesters*

7.5*

Syntax and Semantics of Portuguese II

2nd Semester

5.5

Mathematics and Applications

2nd Semester

5

Movement, Music and Drama I

2nd Semester

5

Artistic Expression I

2nd Semester

5

Curricular Organization and Planning II

2nd Semester

2

Musical Expression

2nd Semester

3

3RD YEAR

SEMESTER

ECTS

Development of the Logical-Mathematic Thinking

1st Semester

4

Statistics Applied to Education

1st Semester

5

Artistic Expression II

1st Semester

5

Information and Communication Technologies in Education

1st Semester

3.5

Kinetics in Childhood

1st Semester

2.5

Movement, Music and Drama II

1st Semester

5

Intervention in Educational Contexts**

1st and 2nd Semesters**

10**

Mathematics Education

2nd Semester

5

Portuguese Literature and Culture 

2nd Semester

3.5

Children and Youth Literature        

2nd Semester

3

Playing Activities and Educational Environments

2nd Semester

2.5

Discovery of Earth and Life Sciences

2nd Semester

5

Sociology of Education

2nd Semester

2

Option II

2nd Semester

1.5

Option III

2nd Semester

2.5

*The credits corresponding to Observation and Research in Educational Contexts (7.5) will only be assigned at the end of the 2nd year.
**The credits corresponding to Intervention in Educational Contexts (10) will only be assigned at the end of the 2nd year.

OPTIONAL CURRICULAR UNITS

OPTION 1

Personal and Social Training

Ethical and Religious Education

Social and Cultural Anthropology

Team Dynamics and Teamwork

OPTION 2

Organization and Management of the Educational System

Community Intervention

Sociocultural Animation

OPTION 3

Writing Expression Workshop

Illustration Workshop

Expression and Creativity in Education